30 - Chelsea defenders have contributed 17 goals and 13 assists this season in all competitions. Unit. 1 hours ago

2 - Chelsea restricted Tottenham to only two shots on target, with the second of these coming in the 36th minute. Savvy. 2 hours ago

6 - Jose Mourinho has now won six trophies as Chelsea manager (3 League Cups, 2 league titles, 1 FA Cup). Boss. 2 hours ago

6 - Chelsea have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last six cup finals (before today). Hope. 3 hours ago

1 - Chelsea take the lead in the #CapitalOneCupFinal with their first shot on target of the game. Captain. 3 hours ago

224 - Mesut Özil has the third best minutes per assist rate in Premier League history (min. 10 assists). Nicked. http://t.co/VMZDUDhJCN 3 hours ago

7 - Arsenal have won seven consecutive Premier League games at home for the first time since 2005. Rumble. 4 hours ago

1 - Everton have now won only one of their last 11 games in the Premier League. Slump. 4 hours ago

3 - Only one of the last 11 League Cup finals has seen fewer than three goals scored (Man Utd v Spurs in 2009). Bonanza. 4 hours ago

1 - Everton conceded only one foul against Arsenal in the first half. Timid. 5 hours ago

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    Rugby League tries scored

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