1 - Southend are the first team to win the League Two play-off from 5th position in the league since Gillingham in 2009. Outsiders. 14 hours ago

6 - All six of Wycombe's Play-Off goals this season have come from set-pieces. Placed. 15 hours ago

17 - Prior to today, the last five clashes between Southend and Wycombe had averaged 3.4 goals per game (17 in total). Nerves. 15 hours ago

55 - Lionel Messi has scored 55 goals in 55 appearances for @FCBarcelona this season. Infallible. 17 hours ago

2005 - Southend last appeared in a play-off final in 2005, beating Lincoln City at the Millennium Stadium with 2 extra-time goals. Memory. 18 hours ago

24 - Wycombe have used just 24 players this season, fewer than anyone else in League Two. Unit. 21 hours ago

150 - Xavi has played the joint-most Champions League matches in the history of the competition (with Iker Casillas). Longevity. 21 May

8 - Jamie Vardy has as many assists from open play as Eden Hazard in the Premier League this season. International? 21 May

The new @MirrorFBallQuiz, featuring questions from @OptaJoe, is now available on the App Store: mirr.im/1z0K4vF. Knowledge. 21 May

28 - Arsenal had more attempts v Sunderland than any team who have failed to score in a game in the Premier League this season. Denied. 21 May

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