Ranking Premier League teams by shot conversion, possession & more

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Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have been three of the most dominant teams in the Premier League this season, but there are signs of encouragement for Arsenal and Liverpool.

With almost a third of the campaign having been played, City sit eight points clear at the top of the table, with United and Spurs level on 23 points as their nearest rivals.

In a typically congested mid-table, Burnley, Brighton, Huddersfield and Watford can all consider themselves to be surprise packages as they sit in the top half.

West Ham, Swansea and Crystal Palace, meanwhile, will all be concerned at their position at in the relegation zone.

We’ve looked at some of the finer details of every team’s performance, including shots on target, possession and how the table would look if only goals scored by English players counted.

Shots on target

Man City – 84
Liverpool – 75
Arsenal – 72
Tottenham – 61
Chelsea – 57
Man Utd – 55
Newcastle – 53
Leicester – 38
Stoke – 37
West Ham – 35
Southampton – 34
Everton – 33
Crystal Palace – 33
Watford – 32
Huddersfield – 31
Bournemouth – 31
Brighton – 30
West Brom – 30
Burnley – 29
Swansea – 22

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Shots on target conceded

Everton – 56
Crystal Palace – 56
Burnley – 55
Bournemouth – 54
West Ham – 53
Swansea – 52
Leicester – 52
Stoke – 48
Watford – 48
Huddersfield – 42
Brighton – 41
Southampton – 40
Arsenal – 39
Liverpool – 39
Man Utd – 38
Newcastle – 38
West Brom – 37
Chelsea – 36
Tottenham – 27
Man City – 21

Possession

Man City – 70.5%
Tottenham – 65.51%
Arsenal – 61.16%
Southampton – 59.76%
Liverpool – 59.47%
Man Utd – 54.82%
Chelsea – 52.4%
Watford – 49.85%
Bournemouth – 48.81%
West Ham – 48.7%
Everton – 48.65%
Huddersfield – 45.18%
Swansea – 44.85%
Crystal Palace – 43.7%
Brighton – 43.33%
Newcastle – 42.6%
Leicester – 41.95%
Burnley – 40.92%
Stoke – 38.59%
West Brom – 36.57%

Hit woodwork

Liverpool – 7
Tottenham – 7
West Ham – 6
Southampton – 6
Man Utd – 5
Arsenal – 5
Crystal Palace – 4
Bournemouth – 4
Man City – 4
Newcastle – 3
Huddersfield – 3
Swansea – 2
Burnley – 2
West Brom – 2
Chelsea – 2
Stoke – 1
Watford – 1
Everton – 1

Shot conversion

Man City – 19.59%
Man Utd – 14.65%
Leicester – 14.04%
Watford – 12.98%
Chelsea – 12.58%
Brighton – 11.58%
Arsenal – 10.87%
Stoke – 10.66%
Liverpool – 10.55%
Tottenham – 10.47%
Burnley – 9.62%
West Ham – 9.48%
West Brom – 9.38%
Huddersfield – 8.7%
Everton – 8%
Swansea – 7.95%
Newcastle – 6.9%
Bournemouth – 6.48%
Southampton – 5.73%
Crystal Palace – 2.92%

How the table would look if only goals from English players counted

Position – club – points

1. Tottenham – 23
2. Leicester – 18
4= Man Utd – 17
4= Swansea – 17
7= Man City – 16
7= Liverpool – 16
7= Bournemouth – 16
9= Newcastle – 15
9= Everton – 15
10. Brighton – 13
12= Watford – 11
12= West Brom – 11
15= Chelsea – 10
15= Southampton – 10
15= Stoke – 10
16. West Ham – 9
20= Burnley – 8
20= Huddersfield – 8
20= Crystal Palace – 8
20= Arsenal – 8


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