3 - Jurgen Klopp has lost more Premier League games against @SwansOfficial than he has vs any other side in the competition. Clipped. 16 hours ago

2 - Two of the last three occasions the team starting the day bottom of the Premier League table has beaten a team… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 hours ago

1 - Alfie Mawson's goal came from Swansea's only shot on target and second shot of any kind in the first half. Steal. 18 hours ago

6 - Swansea have scored fewer home goals than any other @premierleague side this season (6), while Liverpool have s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 hours ago

37 - Since making his Premier League debut for @ManCity in September 2015, Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assist… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 hours ago

9 - Only Paul Pogba (9) has more Premier League assists for Man Utd than Henrikh Mkhitaryan this season, despite th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

60 - Since Alexis Sanchez joined Arsenal in 2014, only Harry Kane (96), Sergio Aguero (86) and Romelu Lukaku (64) h… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

7 - Harry Kane scored seven goals in his six England games in 2017; as many as all the other England players combin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

2 - Luis Suarez is the second-fastest player to score 100 La Liga goals in the 21st century (114 apps), after Crist… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

9 - Check out the best facts from the PL this weekend on our latest Instagram Story. Visual. instagram.com/optajoe/ 23 hours ago

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