Which Premier League team has committed the most fouls this season? Newcastle? Chelsea? Brighton? Arsenal?

Glenn Murray. Picture by PW Sporting Photography
Glenn Murray. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Sports tickets broker Ticketgum.com has analysed statistics to identify the Premier League teams and players who have committed the most fouls so far this season.

To achieve this, Ticketgum pulled stats from the site premierleague.com.

Brighton & Hove Albion, who have already played Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United this season, were found to have committed the most fouls, with 96.

Albion striker Glenn Murray is the player to have committed the most fouls in the top flight, with 25. Teammates Dale Stephens and Yves Bissouma have received a further ten and eight fouls for the Seagulls respectively.

Newcastle United, who like the Seagulls have had a tough start, with matches against Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City, are next with 91 fouls, led by DeAndreYedlin, with 14.

Arsenal are third with 89 fouls and Watford and Tottenham are joint fourth, with 87.

Leaders Manchester City have committed the fewest fouls, with 51. They are followed by Bournemouth (59) and Chelsea (62).

Full table - fouls committed (team): Brighton 96, Newcastle 91, Arsenal 89, Tottenham 87, Watford 87, Southampton 82, West Ham 81, Huddersfield 79, Liverpool 79, Wolves 78, Everton 78, Manchester United 76, Burnley 73, Cardiff 72, Fulham 70, Leicester 68, Crystal Palace 64, Chelsea 62, Bournemouth 59, Manchester City 51.

Most fouls (player): Glenn Murray 25; DeAndre Yedlin 14, Alexandre Lacazette 14; Will Hughes 14; Luka Milivojevic 13; Philip Billing 13; James Milner 13; Paul Pogba 13; Lucas Moura 13; Ruben Neves 13.


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