2012 - Arsenal won the @FAWSL unbeaten in 2012. Invincibles. twitter.com/jpowell40/stat… 10 minutes ago

7 - Sofiane Boufal last 8 shots on target in Ligue 1 : ⚽️ Goal ⚽️ Goal 👐 Saved ⚽️ Goal ⚽️ Goal ⚽️ Goal ⚽️ Goal ⚽️ Goal Saint.@SouthamptonFCC 23 minutes ago

131 - Sergio Agüero has had a hand in 131 goals in 153 Premier League appearances for Manchester City (105 goals, 26 assists). Integral. 2 hours ago

Who makes the cut in the @GoalUK & @OptaJoe Premier League Team of the Week? bit.ly/2c7WTEQ https://t.co/pBoC9C5uXn 5 hours ago

2 – Both Manchester clubs have won their first 3 league games in the same season for only the 2nd time in their history (also 2011/12). Race 18 hours ago

10 - Since August 2015, no English midfielder has scored more PL goals than Michail Antonio (10 - level with Dele Alli). Form. 19 hours ago

8 - Michail Antonio has scored a league-high eight headed goals in the Premier League since the start of 2015-16. Leap. 19 hours ago

0 – West Ham have never won a Premier League game when trailing by 2+ goals at half time (before today D2 L68). Sombre. 19 hours ago

5 - Manchester City have scored more first half goals in the PL than any other team so far this season. Onslaught. 20 hours ago

15 - Kevin De Bruyne has provided 15 assists since debuting for Man City (all comps), five more than any other player at the club. Creator. 20 hours ago

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