Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of the ninth round of Premier League fixtures from Oct. 22-24 (times GMT):
Friday, Oct. 22
Arsenal v Aston Villa (1900)
* Each of the last nine Premier League matches between Arsenal and Aston Villa has featured at least three goals.
* Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in each of his last three Premier League matches at the Emirates Stadium.
* Villa have won their last three Premier League games against Arsenal, as many as they had in their previous 36 against them in the competition (W3 D9 L24).
Saturday, Oct. 23
Chelsea v Norwich City (1130)
* Chelsea have won 10 of their last 12 Premier League matches against Norwich (D2), last losing to them in the league in December 1994.
* Norwich are looking to keep three consecutive Premier League clean sheets for the first time since November 2012.
* After winning their first two Premier League matches at Chelsea in 1992-93 and 1993-94 seasons, Norwich have taken just one point from their subsequent seven trips to Stamford Bridge (D1 L6).
Crystal Palace v Newcastle United (1400)
* Palace are looking to go unbeaten in their opening five home league matches of a season for the first time in the Premier League history.
* Nine of Palace’s 10 Premier League goals this season have been scored in the second half, the highest ratio in the competition.
* Newcastle have conceded 19 goals this season, the most in the league.
Everton v Watford (1400)
* Everton have never suffered defeat at home to Watford in any competition (W13 D2).
* Everton have lost five of their last eight home Premier League matches against promoted sides.
* Watford have won three of their last eight league matches against Everton, drawing one and losing four.
Leeds United v Wolverhampton Wanderers (1400)
* Six points from eight matches marks Leeds’ worst start to a league campaign since 1988-89.
* Leeds have faced 48 shots on target, the most of any team in the Premier League this season.
* After winning only three league matches in a run of 25 at Leeds, Wolves have won their last three at Elland Road without conceding.
Southampton v Burnley (1400)
* Southampton did the double over Burnley in the Premier League last season.
* Burnley have won two of their last four league matches at Southampton (D1 L1).
* Burnley’s average starting 11 age in the Premier League of 29 years is the oldest in the league this season.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City (1630)
* Having lost their first seven Premier League games against City, Brighton came from two goals down to win 3-2 in their last such meeting in May.
* City have never lost back-to-back league games against Brighton.
* City’s Kevin De Bruyne has scored in consecutive Premier League matches for the first time since September 2020.
Sunday, Oct. 24
Brentford v Leicester City (1300)
* Brentford are winless in their last seven meetings with Leicester in all competitions (D1 L6) since a 3-2 win in the second tier in March 1953.
* Leicester have won their last four Premier League away games against promoted teams.
* Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has scored in each of his last four Premier League games.
West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur (1300)
* West Ham avoided defeat in both Premier League games against Tottenham last season (W1 D1) – they have not gone three league games without a loss against their London rivals since May 2006.
* West Ham’s Michail Antonio has scored more Premier League goals (five) against Tottenham than he has versus any other side.
* Tottenham have lost each of their last four Premier League London derbies.
Manchester United v Liverpool (1530)
* United have won just one of their last 10 Premier League games against Liverpool (D6 L3).
* After their 4-2 win at United in May, Liverpool are looking to secure consecutive league victories at Old Trafford for the first time since January 2002.
* United are without a clean sheet in any of their last nine home league matches.