1 - Bertrand Traore is the first player from Burkina Faso to score in the Premier League. Debut. 8 hours ago

2 - Pedro has scored as many Premier League goals versus Newcastle today as he did in his previous 19 games combined (2). Buses. 8 hours ago

3 - Chelsea have scored with all three of their shots on target in this game so far. Clinical. 9 hours ago

7 - Diego Costa has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League appearances. Form. 9 hours ago

34 - Everton fired in 34 shots today, the most they have managed in any Premier League games since August 2003. Deluge. 10 hours ago

12 - Dimitri Payet has scored or assisted 12 Premier League goals this season; twice as many as any other West Ham player. Achy. 10 hours ago

9 - It is nine hours of Premier League football since Southampton last conceded a goal. Unbreached. 10 hours ago

11 - Southampton have scored more headed goals than any other team in the Premier League. Halo. 11 hours ago

108 - Gareth Barry earned his 108th yellow card, extending his Premier League record. Booked. 11 hours ago

22 - 22 of Emmanuel Adebayor's 97 Premier League goals have been scored from headers. Nuts. 11 hours ago

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In the last 12 months, Opta has collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

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  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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