24 - Liverpool's goal tally after eight competitive games this season is their highest in 121 years, since 1895-96… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 9 hours ago

47 - Alexis Sanchez's scored 47 goals in his 100 apps for @Arsenal, one fewer than Thierry Henry (48) in his 1st 10… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 10 hours ago

3 - Chelsea are 3-0 down at HT in a Premier League game for the first time since May 2012 (v Liverpool). Stunned. 11 hours ago

47 - Alexis Sanchez has scored his 47th goal in his 100th appearance for Arsenal in all comps. Instrumental. 12 hours ago

2:21 - There was just two minutes and 21 seconds between Arsenal's first and second goals. Rapid. 12 hours ago

2 - After six games without scoring against Chelsea in the Premier League, Arsenal have scored twice in the opening 14 minutes. Liquid. 12 hours ago

71 - Liverpool have scored more goals than any other team in the Premier League since Jurgen Klopp’s first game in Oct 2015. Entertainers. 12 hours ago

1-5 - Only one manager (Colin Todd) has lost a Premier League game by a bigger margin on their birthday than Mike Phelan did today. Poopers. 12 hours ago

10 - Man City are only the 2nd top-flight side to have won their opening 10 competitive games in a season (Spurs did 11 in 1960-61). Rampant 13 hours ago

9 - Raheem Sterling has scored four goals & assisted five more in eight competitive appearances for Man City this season. Revitalised. 13 hours ago

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