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21 - The 2015 Capital One Cup Final will be the 21st major final that Tottenham Hotspur have played in. Glory. 1 hours ago

3 - Sheffield United have not scored three goals in a League Cup game since August 2008. Target. 2 hours ago

12 - Tottenham have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 12 games away from home in all competitions. Susceptible. 2 hours ago

3 - Fernando Torres has scored with all three of his shots on target since returning to Atletico Madrid. Resurrected. 3 hours ago

17 - Tottenham have now scored in 17 of their last 18 League Cup semi-final games. Inevitable. 3 hours ago

5 - Ivory Coast have finished top of their group for the fifth consecutive #AFCON tournament. Domination. 4 hours ago

61 - The total of 61 fouls in the Cameroon v Côte d'Ivoire game is the highest figure ever recorded by Opta in an #AFCON game. Interrupted. 4 hours ago

3 - Nigel Clough has lost just three of 21 cup games as Sheffield United manager. Pedigree. 4 hours ago

0 - Spurs have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 11 games away from home in all competitions. Porous. 11 hours ago

7 - Diego Costa has picked seven yellow cards in the Premier League this season, more than any other forward. Warrior. 11 hours ago

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