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EPL stats: Which clubs have conceded the most penalties in 2022-23 Premier League season?

There are very few things that are more painful than conceding a penalty for a defender. A mistimed tackle or challenge in the box could very well provide the opponents from scoring an easy goal. Once conceded, all the opponent has to do is to beat the goalkeeper from the spot. Most often than not, the penalty takers at the highest level of the game are pretty good at converting these opportunities.

Hence, it is imperative to not make any silly fouls in the box and risk giving away a penalty. That too with VAR being present in football these days, it is unlikely that a player will get away by fouling an opponent inside the penalty box. However, it is not guaranteed that a goal will be scored from the resulting spot-kick. Either way, it gives a much better opportunity for the striker to find the back of the net than from open play.

Which club has conceded the most penalties?

The club that has conceded the maximum number of penalties in the 2022-23 Premier League season is Nottingham Forest. They have given away a staggering nine penalties. It was no surprise that Forest struggled to survive relegation for long periods of the campaign. In the end, they did manage to stay in the division for one more season. However, these many penalties are something that not many clubs would wish to concede in a whole campaign.

Second place is shared by Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham with eight penalties. They are not far behind Forest but both sides have been equally effective on the other end of the pitch by scoring goals regularly. That helped them both to finish in top half of the league table last campaign. In fact, Brighton defied all the odds to secure a sixth-place finish which earned them a Europa League ticket.

Chelsea have conceded the lowest

It is quite surprising to see that Arsenal conceding six penalties over the entire league season. With the Gunners fighting for the league title, they will be keen to cut down on this number. Meanwhile, Chelsea have given the least number of penalties by conceding only one throughout the league campaign. Check out the table below to know more about the clubs that have conceded the maximum number of penalties in the 2022-23 Premier League season.

RankClubPenalties Conceded
1Nottingham Forest9
2Brighton & Hove Albion8
2Fulham8
4Bournemouth7
4West Ham United7
6Arsenal6
6Aston Villa6
6Everton6
6Leeds United6
6Leicester City6
11Crystal Palace5
11Newcastle United5
13Liverpool4
13Tottenham Hotspur4
13Wolverhampton Wanderers4
16Brentford3
16Manchester City3
16Manchester United3
16Southampton3
20Chelsea1

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