Manchester City 5 - 1 Norwich: Stat hit

My Five Thoughts from the game are here and it was a victory where City posted a number of season highs in terms of team numbers, with certain categories by some margin:

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A summary of the new season highs are as follows:

  • Chances: 26 (Tied with Swansea)
  • Touches: 884 (31 more than Fulham)
  • Passes attempted: 691 (28 more than Aston Villa)
  • Passes completed: 619 (79 more than Blackburn)
  • Pass %: 90% (Tied with Wigan and Blackburn)
  • Possession: 69% (2% more than Blackburn)
  • Final third entries: 75 (5 more than Blackburn)
  • Final third pass attenpts: 283 (87 more than Blackburn)
  • Final third pass completion: 235 (75 more than Blackburn)
  • Attacking half pass attempts: 529 (152 more than Blackburn)
  • Attacking half pass completion: 445 (138 more than Blackburn)
  • Through balls: 18 (6 more than Wigan)

In addition, Yaya Toure 118 overall completed passes and David Silva's 48 final third completed passes were the highest number in the Premier League over the past two seasons.

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