STAT PACK: Which Falcao are Chelsea getting? Have a look at the stats: bit.ly/1HBSIeh http://t.co/L1nwurTCib 7 hours ago

8 - The four goals and four assists Falcao achieved last season in the PL all came when he started the game (14 starts; 12 sub). Choice. 8 hours ago

7 - Manchester United have played seven previous Premier League games on a Friday and have never lost (W4 D3). Freaky. 9 hours ago

5 - The eventual Premier League title winning team have started their season on Monday night in each of the past five seasons. Baggies. 9 hours ago

37 – Since August 2013, Charlie Austin has scored 37 league goals (incl. play-offs) for QPR; 30 more than any other player. Value. 9 hours ago

40 – Manchester City have seen more goalscorers of different nationalities than any other Premier League team (40). Diverse. 10 hours ago

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3 - Diafra Sakho has now scored three goals in his last three home appearances for the Hammers (all competitions). Iron. 2 Jul

0 - West Ham United have failed to find the net in each of their last four European matches. Hapless. 2 Jul

14 - Lee Cattermole received 14 yellow cards in 2014/15 - a joint-record for a player in a PL season (also Hughes, Savage, Tiote ). Caution. 2 Jul

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In the last 12 months, Opta have collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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Our unique collection methodology allows us to produce highly detailed player performance data.

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