90 - Goalkeepers have to play the full 90 minutes to get a clean sheet according to Opta definition. Explanation. 4 hours ago

13 - Simon Mignolet has kept the joint-most clean sheets of any Premier League goalkeeper this season, along with Fraser Forster. Gloves. 4 hours ago

Opta Weekend Review: Chelsea edge closer to title as Manchester United falter #CFC #MUFC bit.ly/1zdvkjG http://t.co/6AyrDs22fC 5 hours ago

6 - Aston Villa are averaging a goal every six shots under Tim Sherwood compared to one every 16 under Paul Lambert. Uplift. 5 hours ago

8 - @BSchweinsteiger (@FCBayernEN) won his 8th championship, no one won more Bundesliga titles. Legend. http://t.co/jpDFS17TjP 7 hours ago

50 - Chelsea have scored seven more goals than Arsenal from open play and five fewer than the Gunners from set pieces. Expansive. 6 hours ago

185 - Chelsea have fired in exactly the same number of shots on target as Arsenal in the Premier League and scored two more goals. Boring. 6 hours ago

8 - @hazardeden10 has scored the 1st goal of the game the joint-most times in the PL this season (along with @aguerosergiokun). Decisive 7 hours ago

12 - Hull City have conceded more goals from outside the box than any other team in the Premier League. Rangers. 8 hours ago

1 - Eden Hazard has created the most goalscoring chances (88) & embarked on the most dribbles (254) in the @premierleague this season. Great 16 hours ago

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