48:20 - Blackburn vs Bolton saw the ball in play for only 48m 20s, the 2nd lowest figure in the Championship this season. Interrupted. 44 minutes ago

5 - Barry Corr has scored five goals in his first three league appearances for Cambridge. Breathless. 8 hours ago

90 - Luton have conceded in the 90th minute in each of their opening two home league fixtures this season, costing them three points. Oops. 8 hours ago

20 - Brighton defender Bruno has made more interceptions than any other player in this season’s Championship (20). Frank. 8 hours ago

5 - Leeds have drawn their last five league games in a row; a joint-club record also achieved in 1962 and 1997. Parity. 8 hours ago

4 - Liverpool have won all four previous games against either FC Sion (2/2), Bordeaux (2/2) or Rubin Kazan (never played). Giants. 11 hours ago

9 - Liverpool's 6-3 win against FC Sion in 1996 is the most recent European game at Anfield to see 9+ goals. Bonanza. 11 hours ago

2 - Liverpool won home and away vs Bordeaux in the Champions League group stage in 2006-07. Vintage. 12 hours ago

3 - All 3 of Spurs' games against Anderlecht have ended 1-1 (inc. both legs of the 1984 UEFA Cup final, which Spurs won on pens). Memories. 12 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have lost two of their last three games against Russian teams. Frozen. 12 hours ago

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