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226 - Only Cesc Fabregas (224) has a better minutes per assist rate in Premier League history than Nani (226) (min 40 assists). Sidelined 3 minutes ago

2 - #JPN scored more goals (2) than they had shots on target (1) against #ENG at the #WWC2015 last night. Raid. 43 minutes ago

3/4 - Despite losing, #ENG have still progressed further than ever before at a #FIFAWWC finals tournament. Positives. 8 hours ago

2 - #ENGvJPN is the second match at #FIFAWWC2015 to see both sides score from the penalty spot, after Switzerland v Ecuador. Spotted. #ENG 9 hours ago

6 - #JPN have scored the opening goal in all six of their matches at #FIFAWWC2015. Expected. #ENG 9 hours ago

1 - #JPN have won each of their games at #FIFAWWC2015 by a single goal margin, while #ENG have won their last four games 2-1. Tight. 11 hours ago

21 - Japan's Aya Miyama has created the most goalscoring chances at #FIFAWWC2015 so far (21, including assists). Threat. #ENGvsJAP 12 hours ago

82% - Japan have the best passing accuracy of all teams at #FIFAWWC2015 (82%), while England have the 3rd worst (62.9%). Contrast. #ENG 12 hours ago

115 - Only Nemanja Matic (129) made more tackles than Nathaniel Clyne in the 2014-15 Premier League. Involved. 20 hours ago

75 - Only two players (Hazard 99 & David Silva 86) created more chances from open play than Raheem Sterling in the 2014-15 PL. Busy. 21 hours ago

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