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STATS SPECIAL: Pardew turns it around, Everton battle at the back and Carroll loves Swansea

Alan Pardew's penchant for coming from behind, Everton cannot keep a clean sheet and Andy Carroll has a Swansea love affair.

Stats compiled by Opta.

ADEL TAARABT IN TOTAL RECALL

- Adel Taarabt's start in QPR's 2-1 loss to Burnley at Turf Moor was his first in the BPL since January 11, 2013 - 364 days ago.

QPR'S AWAY STRUGGLES MOUNT

- QPR's 2-1 loss to Burnley at Turf Moor means they have kept just one clean sheet in their past 18 BPL away matches. It was also their 10th loss on the road this term meaning they are the first team to lose their opening 10 away games since Sunderland in 1964/65.

AUSTIN QPR'S AWAY SAVIOUR

- Of QPR's five goals on the road this season, leading scorer Charlie Austin has scored four.

KONCHESKY TURNS BACK TIME

- Paul Konchesky's goal in stoppage time of the first half of Leicester City's 1-0 win over Aston Villa at King Power Stadium was his first in the BPL since September 2009 - 1945 days ago.

CARROLL A SWAN LOVER

- Andy Carroll's 43rd-minute goal in West Ham United's 1-1 draw with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium saw his tally move to four goals and three assists in his last six outings against the Welsh club.

BOLTON THROWBACK FOR GUDJOHNSEN

- In the Championship, Eidur Gudjohnsen scored in Bolton's 1-1 draw with Leeds United. It was his first goal for the Trotters since May 2000, 5354 days ago. He has played for Chelsea, Barcelona, Monaco, Tottenham, Stoke City, Fulham, AEK Athens, Cercle Brugge and Club Brugge since his first spell with Bolton.

EVERTON'S DEFENSIVE WOES

- Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City at Goodison Park means they have failed to keep a clean sheet for 11 BPL matches.

BAINES THE ASSIST KING

- Leighton Baines' assist for Steven Naismith's 78th-minute equaliser in Everton's 1-1 draw with Man City took his tally to 45 - the most by a defender in BPL history.

PARDEW COMES FROM BEHIND…AGAIN

- Crystal Palace's 2-1 come-from-behind win over Tottenham at Selhurst Park took new manager Alan Pardew's points tally from a losing position to 13 this season which is more than any other manager.

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