1 - James Milner has scored his first penalty since netting one against Liverpool for Manchester City in January 2012. Spot. 8 hours ago

Spurs are winless in their last four European matches away from home (D1 L3). Struggles. 11 hours ago

115 - Eric Cantona scored or assisted 115 goals in 143 Premier League games for @ManUtd. King. 16 hours ago

7 - Man Utd have drawn seven games 0-0 in 2015, three short of their record in a calendar year (10 in 1980 & 2005). Target. 16 hours ago

87 - @LFC have fired in more shots than any other side in the Europa League so far this season. Firepower. 18 hours ago

33 - None of Man City's 33 Champions League games have ended 0-0. Excitement. 25 Nov

100 - Patrice Evra has become the second French player to make 100 Champions League appearances (Thierry Henry, 112). Centurion. 25 Nov

7000 - Angel Di Maria's goal was the 7000th scored in the Champions League. Milestone. 25 Nov

6 - Man United have won six of their last seven home games in the Champions League. Theatrical. 25 Nov

8 - Man City's eight Champions League goals this season have all been scored by different players (including two own goals). Selection. 25 Nov

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