7 - Crystal Palace have come from behind to claim seven points this season (level with Arsenal). Only Chelsea (9) have more. London. 17 minutes ago

14 - Only in one Premier League season (1992-93, 13 points) have Liverpool had fewer points after 12 games than they do this season. Slump. 32 minutes ago

4 - Dwight Gayle has scored his fourth Premier League goal against Liverpool, in his third appearance against the Reds. Scourge. 2 hours ago

3 - Liverpool have scored three or more goals in six of their 10 Premier League games against Crystal Palace. Prolific. 2 hours ago

8 - Robin van Persie's PL goals/games at Man Utd by year: 2012: 20 games, 14 goals 2013: 29 games, 19 goals 2014: 21 games, 8 goals. Fade. 17 hours ago

1 - Wayne Rooney's first PL goal, his first PL goal for Man Utd and his 100th PL goal all came against Arsenal. Nemesis. 17 hours ago

252 - Lionel Messi overtook Telmo Zarra as all-time top scorer in La Liga history. Legend. 19 hours ago

153 - Cesc Fabregas attempted 153 passes against West Brom, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Strings. 20 hours ago

17 - 17 points from 12 games is Arsenal’s worst ever start in the Premier League. Flat. 20 hours ago

20 - Angel Di Maria has now recorded 20 league assists in 2014, more than any other player in the top five European leagues. Provider. 20 hours ago

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