27 - There were more penalties scored in Worcester v Scunthorpe than in any other shootout in the history of the FA Cup proper. Magical. 11 hours ago

14 - Scunthorpe are only the third team from the top four tiers of English football to score 14 penalties in a single shootout. Madness. 11 hours ago

54 - Tonight's FA Cup replay between Worcester and Scunthorpe saw 54 shots, including 16 on target. Feast. 11 hours ago

3 - Sheffield United are the first team from the third tier to make the League Cup semi-final since Stockport County in 1996/97. Reward. 11 hours ago

3 - Liverpool have won three of their five previous League Cup ties with Chelsea, including the most recent one in 2011/12. Glamour. 12 hours ago

13 - Aguero (19) and Sanchez (14) are the only Premier League players with more goals in all comps this season than Harry Kane (13). Fire. 12 hours ago

6 - Dan Gosling has scored five goals and provided one assist in five League Cup games this term. Predicted. 12 hours ago

3 - After no assists in his first 17 games in all competitions this season, Christian Eriksen has set up three goals in his last two. Wand. 13 hours ago

26 - Tottenham have scored in each of their last 26 home games in the League Cup, a run that goes back to January 1999. Regular. 13 hours ago

1 - Raheem Sterling scored his first headed goal for Liverpool. Rise. 13 hours ago

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