Tottenham Hotspur avoided a potential slip up at Selhurst Park this evening with a 1-0 win, courtesy of a second half header from Juan Foyth. Here are the key stats from the match.
Crystal Palace have lost seven consecutive top-flight matches against a single opponent for the first time ever.
Tottenham have won 1-0 in each of their last five Premier League meetings with Crystal Palace, the longest run of consecutive identical results between two sides in the history of the competition.
26 of the last 27 goals scored in Premier League games between Crystal Palace and Spurs have been netted in the second half – there has been one first half goal scored in the last 15 meetings.
Crystal Palace are the only side this season yet to score a home Premier League goal excluding penalties.
Tottenham have won more away Premier League games in 2018 than any other side (12). Only once have Spurs won more top-flight away games in a single calendar year (17 in 1960).
Tottenham have had 146 different goalscorers in the Premier League, more than any other team in the competition’s history (excl. own-goals).
Juan Foyth is the third Argentinean player to score for Spurs in the Premier League, after Erik Lamela and Mauricio Taricco.
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