Stats: Eriksen leads Premier League; Sanchez becomes Spurs’ 147th goalscorer

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur have won 20 league games this season – only in their top-flight title-winning campaign of 1960-61 have they ever won more after their first 26 matches of a season (22).

Leicester City are now winless in their last five Premier League matches (D1 L4), their longest run in the division since May last year (also five).

Tottenham Hotspur against Leicester City has now joined the Sheffield derby as the most played top-flight fixture without ever recording a goalless draw (84 meetings).

Only Fulham and Huddersfield Town (both 20) have fallen behind in more Premier League matches this season than Leicester City (19).

Leicester City boss Claude Puel has now lost five Premier League games against Tottenham, his highest number of defeats versus a single side in the competition.

Davinson Sanchez is the 147th different player to score in the Premier League for Tottenham, while only West Ham United have as many (also 147).

Christian Eriksen has scored 20 Premier League goals from outside the box – more than any other player since his debut in September 2013.

Leicester City’s Demarai Gray (22y 226d) made his 100th Premier League appearance in this match against Spurs – only Emile Heskey (21y 114d) played his 100th game for the Foxes in the competition at a younger age.

Since the start of the 2014-15 campaign, Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has lost 15 Premier League games in which he has scored, more than any other player in the competition.

Spurs have received four bookings for simulation in the Premier League this season, the joint-most in the competition alongside North London rivals Arsenal.

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