1 - Eden Hazard has created the most goalscoring chances (88) & embarked on the most dribbles (254) in the @premierleague this season. Great 4 hours ago

20 - R.Fowler (twice) & C.Sutton are the only 2 players to reach 20 goals in a PL season at a younger age than Harry Kane this term. Award. 5 hours ago

.@OptaJoe take a look at the PFA Players' POTY nominees @hazardeden10, @hkane28 & @Alexis_Sanchez #PFAawards http://t.co/1aEKADTeeY 6 hours ago

4 - For the 4th time @FCBayernEN won the championship 3 times in a row (Gladbach once, starting 1974/75). Domination http://t.co/PwSSE7ZODo 8 hours ago

0 - Today is the first time that Arsenal, Chelsea & Man Utd have all failed to score in the PL on the same day since November 22 2008. Rare. 9 hours ago

100 - Eden Hazard is the first @premierleague player to be fouled 100 times this season. Treatment. 9 hours ago

8h2m - Arsenal have now gone eight hours and two minutes without a goal against Chelsea. Grind. 10 hours ago

0 - Arsenal have been held to a goalless draw in the Premier League for the first time this season. Neutralised. 10 hours ago

8 - Didier Drogba has scored eight times in 11 Premier League appearances against Arsenal. Nemesis. 11 hours ago

3 - Mesut Ozil created three goalscoring chances in the first half vs Chelsea, more than any other player in the game. Conductor. 11 hours ago

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