4 - CSKA Moscow are Sergio Aguero's favourite opponents in the Champions League; having scored 4 against them. Pest. http://t.co/GtfNJNRwVI 45 minutes ago

24 - Man Utd's first 11 vs. West Brom on Monday was the youngest starting line-up in the PL this season (ave age: 24 years 153 days). Babes. 1 hours ago

Ronaldo is unstoppable & Aguero loves Moscow - Opta’s Champions League Preview – week three bit.ly/1sKigeQ http://t.co/gTgsvOds1F 4 hours ago

12% - A lower proportion of goals have been scored from outside the box than in any previous @premierleague season. Patience. 2 hours ago

2.95 - The average number of goals scored per game this season is higher than in any previous @premierleague campaign. Bonanza. 2 hours ago

3 - @Carra23 scored three own goals versus Spurs, meaning he netted as many PL goals for them as he did for Liverpool. Match. @SGEndersby 2 hours ago

@FootballManager Zat Knight has scored five own goals in the Premier League. 2 hours ago

5% - A higher proportion of goals have been own goals so far than in any previous Premier League season. Blunders. 3 hours ago

3 - Aston Villa have won only three of their last 19 PL games in London, but 2 have been at the Emirates (+ 1 at Stamford Bridge). Hoodoo. 5 hours ago

10 - After his own goal on Sunday, Richard Dunne has now scored 10 OG's in the PL; more than any other player. Oops http://t.co/2vaNHxU77F 6 hours ago

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    Rugby League tries scored

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