10 - Anthony Martial was the youngest player (19y 142d) to hit 10 Ligue 1 goals since Thierry Henry (19y 69d) (both for Monaco). Prospect. 7 hours ago

Chelsea & Juventus' early struggles continues - @OptaJoe's Weekend Review #CFC bit.ly/1JwP57j http://t.co/OoyvrEMyeR 9 hours ago

9 - Anthony Martial is the top scorer among the under-20 players in the European Top 5 leagues since last season (9). @ManUtd ? 13 hours ago

30 - Chelsea have faced 30 opposition shots on target this season, more than any other PL side (Man City the fewest with 6). Peppered. 14 hours ago

20 – Since the start of last season, Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assists than any other player in the top 5 European leagues. Vision. 14 hours ago

2 - Man Utd's last two Premier League defeats from leading positions have both come against Swansea City (also 2-1 in Feb 2015). Thorn. 30 Aug

9 - Bafétimbi Gomis has scored nine goals in his last 10 Premier League games for Swansea. Streak. 30 Aug

2 - Andre Ayew has scored in both of his Premier League appearances at the Liberty Stadium. Impact. 30 Aug

5 - Man Utd have only allowed their opponents five shots on target in the Premier League this season; fewer than any other side. Locked. 30 Aug

2 - Swansea won both PL meetings with Man Utd last season, ending a run of eight league games without a win over them (D2 L6). Buoyant. 30 Aug

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