Premier League: Fast starters

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Everyone says scoring early is very helpful in football as it can give your team an early boost, so we found out which team scores the most goals in the opening 15 minutes.

Nothing gets the fans or your team-mates more pumped up for a game than an early goal and there will be no surprise that it is in fact the league leaders Manchester United that have scored the most goals in the opening 15 minutes of matches.

The Red Devils have struck an impressive 10 times in the opening 15 minutes this season and that could be one of the main reasons why they are on to win their 20th league title, that and the fact they signed Robin van Persie in the summer.

The slowest starters in the Premier League happen to be West Bromwich Albion and relegation-bound Queens Park Rangers as they have only hit the net three times in the first 15 minutes. 

So with United being the best starters and QPR being the worst, maybe scoring quickly is key to your side's success?

Below you can see how many times your team has scored in the opening 15 minutes.

1. Manchester United | 10 goals
2. Tottenham | 9 goals
3. Chelsea | Everton | Southampton | 8 goals
6. Liverpool | 7 goals
7. Fulham | 6 goals
8. Arsenal | Manchester City | Stoke | Norwich | Swansea | 5 goals
13. Newcastle | Aston Villa | Sunderland | Wigan | West Ham | Reading | 4 goals
19. West Bromwich Albion | Queens Park Rangers | 3 goals


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