2 - Stoke have picked up just two points from their opening six games, something they last did in the top-flight in… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 3 hours ago

Who made the cut in Goal's Premier League Team of the Week, powered by Opta data? bit.ly/2cvxf8E https://t.co/5PFct2ugmy 7 hours ago

15 - Dimitri Payet has had more shots in the Premier League without scoring than any other player so far this season. Misfire. 18 hours ago

5 - West Ham have lost five of their opening six top-flight games in a season for the first time in their history.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 20 hours ago

15 - West Ham have conceded 15 goals in their opening six games of a top-flight season for the first time since 1988-89. Troubles. 21 hours ago

1 - Oliver #Burke is the first Scotsman to score in the #Bundesliga since Brian O'Neil on November 27th 1999, 6147… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 21 hours ago

21 - Since his debut (Aug 2014), Charlie Austin has scored as many PL goals as Wayne Rooney (21), despite playing 20 games fewer. Clinical. 21 hours ago

1 - Charlie Austin scored with the first shot on target in the match. Breakthrough. 21 hours ago

2 - The Hammers have lost 2 of their last 4 home league games, the same number they'd lost in their first 17 at home under Bilic. Downturn. 23 hours ago

10 - Juan Mata's goal for @ManUtd yesterday ended a move involving all 10 of their outfield players on the pitch at… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 25 Sep

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