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42 - Only @graemelesaux14 (44) has more assists as a defender than Leighton Baines in @premierleague history. Wand. 14 minutes ago

2002-03 - No team with a striped home shirt has finished in the top four of the Premier League since Newcastle in 2002-03. Saintly. 48 minutes ago

46 - Leicester City have conceded more shots on target than any other Premier League side this season. Alamo. 1 hours ago

3 - Steven Gerrard has three goals in two starts against Hull at Anfield. Skip. 1 hours ago

7 - Saido Berahino has scored seven goals in 10 appearances for WBA this season, with six of these coming at the Hawthorns. Prodigious. 2 hours ago

4 - West Ham have won four league games this season. In 2013-14 they didn’t reach this tally until January. Revitalised. 2 hours ago

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1 - Tottenham have kept one clean sheet in their last seven home matches in Europe (including qualifying). Caned. 17 hours ago

5 - Harry Kane has now scored five goals in his last four games for Tottenham (all competitions). Hurricane. 17 hours ago

0 - Asteras Tripolis have never won an away match in Europe (lost three, drawn four, including qualifying matches). Sickness. 19 hours ago

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