By the numbers: Standout stats from relentless finale to EPL season


No one's judging if you need a bed or booze after that last-day drama.

Manchester City's rousing comeback just kept Liverpool at bay. Tottenham Hotspur were dominant as they beat Arsenal to fourth place. Manchester United clung to a Europa League spot despite defeat. And the relegation scrap went down to the wire.

theScore picked out the best stats and facts to surface following a phenomenal finale to the 2021-22 Premier League season.

0 - With 57 scored and 57 conceded, Manchester United ended the season with a goal difference of zero. It's the first time the Red Devils haven't had a positive goal difference in a Premier League campaign.

1 - Since the start of the 2018-19 season, Manchester City have collected 358 points to Liverpool's 357. Just one point. It's some rivalry.

2 - Burnley caretaker manager Mike Jackson reluctantly joined an exclusive club after the Clarets' relegation. He's only the second boss to be named Premier League Manager of the Month in April and be relegated in May, joining founding member Darren Moore (West Bromwich Albion in 2018).

3 - Leeds United eventually finished three points above the relegation zone after their 2-1 win at Brentford and Burnley's 2-1 home defeat to Newcastle United. There's spirit in Leeds' camp: they scored a league-high four winning goals in the 90th minute or later during the 2021-22 season.

4 - Manchester City have won four titles over the past five terms. They've also won six overall, putting them second for titles in the Premier League era behind cross-city rivals Manchester United (13).

6 - Number of consecutive seasons Tottenham have finished above Arsenal. Spurs eased to a 5-0 win at Norwich City to lock in fourth place and ensure north London remains white.

9 - Brighton & Hove Albion's ninth-placed finish marks the best league season in their history, beating their 13th-placed standing in the 1981-82 First Division. The Seagulls topped West Ham United 3-1 on Sunday, denying David Moyes' side qualification for the Europa League.

13 - Liverpool's Mohamed Salah led the league in assists (13) and finished level with Spurs' Heung-Min Son on 23 goals in the Golden Boot race.

17 - In league play, City don't make a habit of comebacks on this scale. Their 3-2 win over Aston Villa was the first time they'd won a Premier League match after trailing by two or more goals in 17 years (3-2 against Norwich City in 2005).

58 - Total points collected by Manchester United over the 2021-22 season. It's their worst haul from a Premier League campaign.

117 - Arsenal have notched 117 goals past Everton in the Premier League after Sunday's 5-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium. It's the most goals a team has scored against a single opponent in the history of the competition.

By the numbers: Standout stats from relentless finale to EPL season
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