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Effort = Reward So Far In 2017/18

Effort = Reward So Far In 2017/18

Another joyless international break so time to crack open the stats on which side has covered the most distance and various related bits and bobs.

With a nod to Sky Sports for drawing all the details together.

In the first few months of the campaign so far, surprisingly Manchester United have covered the least distance in the top flight table with bottom placed Crystal Palace putting in over 40km more effort across matches so far.

Bournemouth top this particular table having covered 1256km with West Bromwich Albion, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford and Burnley completing the top five.

With a reputation for supposed high pressing, Liverpool sit in 11th place with fellow Gengenpressing Huddersfield Town sitting one place above them.

Table topping Manchester City are in ninth place.

Pos
Club
Distance (km)
1
Bournemouth
1256
2
West Bromwich Albion
1247
3
Tottenham Hotspur
1246
4
Watford
1241
5
Burnley
1238
6
Arsenal
1237
7
Chelsea
1234
8
Brighton
1225
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Manchester City
1225
10
Huddersfield Town
1221
11
Liverpool
1217
12
Newcastle United
1213
13
Everton
1209
14
Crystal Palace
1201
15
Leicester City
1195
16
Southampton
1194
17
Stoke City
1183
18
Swansea City
1182
19
West Ham United
1162
20
Manchester United
1162


Manchester United are also down in 15th place in the list of sprints so far this campaign, whereas Manchester City sit in top spot as the only team with 6000+ to their name.

Pos
Club
Sprints
1
Manchester City
6198
2
Watford
5950
3
Huddersfield Town
5860
4
Arsenal
5842
5
Bournemouth
5762
6
Tottenham Hotspur
5710
7
Liverpool
5674
8
Everton
5606
9
Chelsea
5597
10
West Bromwich Albion
5520
11
Leicester City
5407
12
Burnley
5405
13
Southampton
5356
14
Crystal Palace
5211
15
Manchester United
5210
16
Brighton
5182
17
Stoke City
5054
18
Swansea City
5050
19
Newcastle United
5028
20
West Ham United
4942


Burnley's Jack Cork has covered the most ground this year and no doubt that helped him to his first senior call up for England this international break.

Player
Club
Distance (km)
Jack Cork
Burnley
133
Abdoulaye Doucoure
Watford
130
Pascal Gross
Brighton
129
Nemanja Matic
Manchester United
128
Dale Stephens
Brighton
127
Christian Eriksen
Tottenham Hotspur
126
Davy Propper
Brighton
126
Granit Xhaka
Arsenal
126
Wildfred Ndidi
Leicester City
125
Jay Rodriguez
West Bromwich Albion
125


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Date:Sunday November 12 2017
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