5 - Manchester City have scored more first half goals in the PL than any other team so far this season. Onslaught. 14 minutes ago

15 - Kevin De Bruyne has provided 15 assists since debuting for Man City (all comps), five more than any other player at the club. Creator. 19 minutes ago

5 - Nolito has scored three and assisted two more in his first five games for Manchester City in all competitions. Boost. 24 minutes ago

4 - Raheem Sterling has had a hand in four goals in four games (all comps) under Pep Guardiola (1 goal, 3 assists). Revitalised. 25 minutes ago

8 - Sergio Aguero has been involved in eight goals in his last seven PL games against West Ham (six goals, two assists). Catalyst. 58 minutes ago

15 - West Ham have scored in 15 successive PL matches; the longest such current run in the competition. Dynamic. https://t.co/aaRHzwJ1H7 1 hours ago

110 - Pep Guardiola has only ever lost eight of his 128 top-flight home league matches as a manager, winning 110 and drawing 10. Comforts. 1 hours ago

23 - Only Arsenal (27) & Man Utd (25) have kept more PL clean sheets than @WBA (23) since Tony Pulis took charge in Jan 2015. Organised. 1 hours ago

73 - Middlesbrough's first shot on target of the match vs WBA came in the 73rd minute. Treat. 1 hours ago

3 - Alvaro Negredo has been involved in all three of Middlesbrough’s PL goals so far this season (one goal, two assists). Impact. 3 hours ago

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