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19 - England are unbeaten in 19 competitive home games, their best run since a run of 20 between 1984 and 1996. Comfort. 14 hours ago

2 - Ross Barkley has assisted Theo Walcott's last two England goals. Bank. 15 hours ago

8 - That was Theo Walcott's eighth goal for England, but only his second at Wembley for the Three Lions. Tourist. 15 hours ago

26 - Only Poland (31) have scored more goals than England in Euro 2016 qualifying so far. Gluts. 16 hours ago

4 - Sam Allardyce has won his first Premier League game in charge at all four of his previous clubs. Impact. 17 hours ago

91% - Of the 58 keepers to make 10+ saves in Euro 2016 qualifying, Wayne Hennessey has the best save percentage (91%). Rock. 23 hours ago

1 - Newcastle's only win in their last 19 Premier League games (equal to half a season) came against Sam Allardyce's West Ham. Alarm. 9 Oct

1 - Germany have lost a competitive game against a home nation for the first time since the 5-1 defeat to England in September 2001. Memory. 8 Oct

1986 - Northern Ireland have qualified for a major tournament for the first time since the 1986 World Cup. Party. 8 Oct

3 - Darren Randolph is only the third goalkeeper to assist a goal in Euro 2016 qualifying (Rui Patricio, Pyatov). Bouncing. 8 Oct

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