The international break is set to come to an end in the next 24 hours. This means Premier League will return this coming weekend. Chelsea against Manchester United is the biggest clash to look up to this Saturday. Today, as the countdown to the big game continues, let us see which clubs have been awarded most penalties in Premier League history.
5. Everton- 108 Penalties Awarded
Most penalties scored for #EFC…
Leighton Baines (24) 👑
David Unsworth (23)
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— Everton (@Everton) November 5, 2017
Everton is the fifth biggest beneficiary of penalties in Premier League history. The Toffees have been awarded 108 spot kicks in their League history. A total of 91 were converted, 3 missed and 14 were saved.
4. Arsenal- 119 Penalties Awarded
— Jonah Takalua (@Destaquito2) April 5, 2018
Arsenal fans have always complained about lack of favourable referee decisions. Arsene Wenger always criticized officials for not protecting his players enough in the box. However, according to statistic, Unai Emery can rest easy because the Gunners have so far been awarded 119 penalties. A total of 102 were netted, 13 were saved and 4 others missed.
3.Man United- 124 Penalties Awarded
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 12, 2016
Manchester United was always on the receiving end, especially during Sir Alex Ferguson tenure. Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool fans, players and managers always believed the Red Devils received favourable treatment from match officials. However, according to the following numbers, all were damn wrong. Old Trafford side has only benefitted from 124 penalties awarded. A total of 100 were converted, 16 missed and 8 were missed.