6 - Salah has now scored six goal in seven games with Fiorentina; Cuadrado scored his first goal after 12 games. Deal http://t.co/zRioqOAP4R 2 hours ago

2.8 - Liverpool have taken 2.8 points per PL game when Steven Gerrard has not started this season, compared to 1.4 when he has. Evolution. 8 hours ago

23 - @LFC have taken more points in 2015 than any other side in the top five European leagues (23). Rise. 10 hours ago

13.63 – Last night v Swansea City, Christian Eriksen covered 13.63km, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Legs. 11 hours ago

500 - James Milner's goal was the 500th that Leicester City have conceded in Premier League history. Outfoxed. 13 hours ago

29 - Since Christmas Liverpool have taken 29 points from 11 Premier League games, more than any other team. Gallop. 4 Mar

3 - Everton have taken just three points from their last nine Premier League away games. Treacle. 4 Mar

3 - Only Tim Howard (4) made more errors leading to goals than Tim Krul (3) this Premier League season. Agony. 4 Mar

400 - Ashley Young has scored his first Premier League goal for 400 days. Cruel. 4 Mar

1 - Charlie Austin has scored his first goal in five PL appearances at Loftus Road. Comeback. 4 Mar

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