3 - Brighton have won three league games in a row for the first time since September (a run of four). Revival. 12 hours ago

18 - Brighton have now scored the first goal a joint league-high 18 times this season, winning 11 and drawing 6 of the previous 17. Coast. 14 hours ago

2 - Aston Villa (8) and Dagenham (9) are the only two PL/FL clubs yet to score 10+ home league goals this season. Dreary. 21 hours ago

39% - West Bromwich Albion have scored 39% of their goals from headers this season, a Premier League-high. Approach. 22 hours ago

62/21 - Man City (62) have made the joint-most team changes in the PL this season, Leicester the fewest (21). Contrast. 22 hours ago

-4 - Liverpool have a negative goal difference for the first time after 24 games of a Premier League campaign. Imbalance. 4 Feb

34 - Liverpool have picked up fewer points this season than in any other Premier League campaign bar 1992-93 & 2010-11 (32). Transition. 4 Feb

34 - Chelsea have conceded more goals this season than in any other Premier League season after 24 matches. Leaky. 4 Feb

45 - Only in 2011-12 (50) have Tottenham Hotspur managed more points after 24 matches of a Premier League season. Crowing. 4 Feb

47 - This is Manchester City's lowest points haul after 24 matches of a Premier League season since 2010-11. Distracted. 4 Feb

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