30 - Harry Kane is the first player since @GaryLineker in 1991-92 to score 30+ goals in a single season for Tottenham. Hero. 3 hours ago

20 - Harry Kane is only the fourth Tottenham player to hit 20+ goals in a PL season after Bale, Klinsmann & Sheringham. Marksman. 3 hours ago

12 - Liverpool have won 12 of 31 games (39%) when Steven Gerrard has started this season, compared to 13 of 21 (62%) when he hasn't. Info. 3 hours ago

7 - Tom Cleverley made seven tackles in the #FaCupSemiFinal vs Liverpool, three more than any other player on the pitch. Tiger. 4 hours ago

3 - Christian Eriksen has scored his third direct free-kick goal this season, more than any other Premier League player. Whip. 4 hours ago

11 - Aston Villa are through to their 11th FA Cup final but only their third since the 1920s. Glamour. 4 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have failed to progress for only the second time in their last 10 FA Cup semi-finals. Shocked. 4 hours ago

14 - Nacer Chadli has now been involved in 14 goals (nine goals and five assists) in 30 PL appearances this season. Effective. 4 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have conceded more than once in an FA Cup semi-final for the first time since losing 4-3 to Palace in 1990. Stunned. 5 hours ago

3 - Fabian Delph has scored as many FA Cup goals for Aston Villa as he has Premier League goals. Magic. 5 hours ago

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