Bunch of Stats: Key Premier League numbers for the 2012/13 season

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scored most goals inside the six-yard box this season. Photo: PA

The key numbers that tell the story of this season's Premier League campaign.

GOALS

Manchester City are the only side who scored in all 19 of their home games this season

QPR failed to score in nine of their home games this season - the highest in the Premier League

Liverpool kept a clean sheet in 11 of their 19 home games - the highest in the Premier League

Wigan only kept one home clean sheet this season - the lowest in the Premier League

Swansea failed to score in 10 of their 19 away matches - the highest in the Premier League

Tottenham only failed to score in one of their 19 away matches - the best record in the Premier League

Arsenal kept nine away clean sheets - the highest in the Premier League

Reading are the only Premier League side not to have kept an away clean sheet this season

The most prolific goalscorer in the Premier League this season (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Manchester United's Javier Hernandez, with a goal every 103 minutes on average

No player scored more goals from inside the six yard box than Arsenal's Olivier Giroud (8)

No team scored a greater proportion of their goals from inside the six yard box than Arsenal (31%)

No player scored more goals from outside the penalty area than Tottenham's Gareth Bale (8)

No team scored a greater proportion of their goals from outside the penalty area than QPR (39%)

Reading's Adam Le Fondre scored more equalisers (7) than any other Premier League player

Of the 27 players who scored 10+ goals this season, Sunderland's Steven Fletcher was the only one not to do so when his team were behind

Man Utd scored more equalisers (17) than any other team

Fulham and Aston Villa scored the fewest equalisers (6), with Aston Villa also conceding the most (17)

Swansea conceded the fewest equalisers - just three

Everton scored 58% of their goals in the first half of matches, the highest proportion in the Premier League

Swansea scored 70% of their goals in the second half of matches, the highest proportion in the Premier League

59% of goals conceded by Arsenal came in the first half, the highest proportion in the Premier League]

66% of goals conceded by Newcastle came in the second half, the highest proportion in the Premier League

Stoke score a higher proportion of their goals in the first 15 minutes of matches (24%) than any other side

Reading score a higher proportion of their goals in the last 15 minutes of matches (37%) than any other side

Everton concede a higher proportion of their goals in the first 15 minutes of matches (30%) than any other side. They area also the side who concede the highest proportion in the last 15 minutes of matches (also 30%)

Chelsea scored more goals in first or second half stoppage time than any other Premier League club (9)

Liverpool are the only side not to have conceded a goal in either first or second half stoppage time

Swansea conceded the most goals in first and second half stoppage time (8)

The most efficient team in front of goal were Manchester United who needed an average of six shots to score each goal

The most wasteful team in front of goal were QPR who needed an average of 15.5 shots to score each goal

The most easily breached defence was Newcastle's, which needed an average of 6.6 shots to breach

The most resilient defence was Chelsea's, which required an average of 11.3 shots to breach

No side scored more headed goals than Chelsea's 15, although Norwich's 13 headed goals accounted for the highest percentage (33%) of their overall haul

No side conceded more headed goals than Wigan's 15, although the 14 conceded by Everton represents the greatest percentage (37%) of goals conceded

The most accurate finisher in the Premier League this season was Sunderland's Steven Fletcher with 76% of his shots on target. Credit: PA

SHOTS

The most shots taken by a team in a single match were Liverpool's 33 in their 5-0 win over Swansea.

The most shots taken in one match by an away side were the 30 taken by Everton in their 3-0 win against Swansea.

The most frequent shooters were Liverpool with an average of 17.7 shots per match

The least frequent shooters were Stoke with an average of 8.8 shots per match

The busiest defence was Reading's who faced an average of 17 shots per match

The quietest defence was Tottenham's which faced an average of 8.8 shots per match

The most accurate finisher in the Premier League this season (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Sunderland's Steven Fletcher with 76% of his shots on target

The most accurate team were Tottenham who got 61% of their shots on target

The least accurate finishers were Stoke who got 49% of their shots on target

ASSISTS

The two most prolific assisters in the Premier League this season have been Chelsea players - Juan Mata created 18 goals (one every 159 minutes), closely followed by Eden Hazard with 16 (one every 172 minutes)

CORNERS

The most corners won by a side in a single match is 23, shared by Aston Villa away to Everton in a 3-3 draw and by Swansea in their 3-0 home defeat by Everton.

TACKLES

The busiest tackler (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Liverpool's Lucas Leiva, with one attempted every 17 minutes on average

The most successful tackler (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Jose Enrique, also of Liverpool, who won 85% of tackles attempted

CLEARANCES

The player who made clearances most frequently (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Chelsea's John Terry, with one every 35 minutes on average.

Norwich made more clearances (9.9 per match on average) than any other Premier League side

BLOCKS

The player who blocked shots the most frequently (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Reading's Adrian Mariappa, who did so once every 69 minutes on average

West Brom blocked more shots (4.2 per match on average) than any other Premier League side

The most frequent fouler this season? Newcastle's Cheick Tiote (right). Credit: PA

FOULS AND CARDS

The most fouls committed by a team in a single match was 17 by Tottenham in their 1-0 away win at West Brom.

The most frequent fouler (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Newcastle's Cheick Tiote, who was penalised every 31 minutes on average

The most frequently-fouling team were Stoke with an average of 11.8 per match

The cleanest side were Tottenham who committed an average of 9.1 fouls per match

Five players each earned 10 yellow cards this season: Dean Whitehead, Craig Gardner, Matthew Lowton, Bradley Johnson and Luis Suarez - of all these, Whitehead accrued them the fastest with a card coming every 152 minutes on average

Only two players earned more than one red card this season: Steve Sidwell and Steven Pienaar (both two) - coincidentally they each earned seven yellow cards

No Premier League side were shown more red cards than Arsenal (5)

No Premier League side saw an opponent sent off more than Sunderland (6)

Swansea are the only Premier League side not to have seen an opponent sent off this season

The most booked Premier League side this season were Stoke - 81 times or 2.1 per match on average

Everton saw their opponents booked more than any other Premier League side - 82 times or 2.2 per match on average

OWN GOALS

Manchester United benefited from more own goals (6) than any other team

Aston Villa and Swansea were the only teams not to benefit from the opposition scoring an own goal this season

Aston Villa, QPR and Southampton scored the joint most own goals (5)

Arsenal, Fulham and Reading were the only teams not to score an own goal this season

Southampton's Jos Hooiveld scored three own goals in the Premier League this season - the only player to do so

OFFSIDE

The most regularly offside player (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was West Brom's Romelu Lukaku, flagged on average every 50 minutes

The most regularly offside team were QPR who were flagged an average of three times per match

CROSSES

The busiest crosser (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Norwich's Robert Snodgrass, who whipped one in every 22 minutes on average

SAVES

The busiest goalkeeper (of all players with 1,000+ minutes on the pitch) was Reading's Alex McCarthy, who made a save every 12 minutes on average

SUBS

The most used substitute was Reading's Adam Le Fondre, who was brought on in 23 matches

The most substituted player was Arsenal's Lukas Podolski, who was taken off in 23 matches

The most common substitution was Stoke's Kenwyne Jones coming on for Peter Crouch, which happened 14 times.

Both Manchester City and West Ham used the most substitutes this season - 112 out of a possible 114

Everton used the fewest substitutes this season - 88 out of a possible 114

The most used substitute was Reading's Adam Le Fondre, who was brought on in 23 matches. Credit: PA