2 - After 13 games this season, Derby County have finally scored more than one goal in a game. Pow. https://t.co/7lZPnmkzOg 2 hours ago

1 - Leicester City are the first English club to win their first two games in the Champions League. Dilly. 3 hours ago

5 - Son Heung-Min has scored 5 goals in 5 games for Spurs in all comps this season, as many as he did in his last 37 last season. Refreshed. 3 hours ago

1 - Nicklas Bendtner has scored his first goal in English football since New Year's Day 2014. Hangover. https://t.co/Bcg0bVfzSK 3 hours ago

8 - Vincent Janssen had eight touches in the first half v CSKA (0 in box), at least nine fewer than any other playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 3 hours ago

5 - Tottenham have been goalless in five of their last six Champions League games at half-time. Drab. 4 hours ago

5 - Islam Slimani has scored five goals in his three games against Iker Casillas (Primeira Liga & #UCL). Nightmare. 4 hours ago

3 - Islam Slimani has scored three times in his first four games for Leicester, all of which have been headers. Impact. 4 hours ago

45 - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 45 times in the Champions League since the start of the 2013/14 season, 18 more than anyone else. Elite. 4 hours ago

67 - Sam Allardyce was in charge of England for just 67 days and leaves having won his only game in charge. Exit. https://t.co/uw0ZTJRtKr 4 hours ago

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