71 - Bournemouth have now scored 71 league goals this season; the most by any team across the top four tiers. Sweet. 16 minutes ago

12 - Brett Pitman has bagged his first goal in 12 matches (all competitions); his last goal coming against Fulham in December 2014. Repeat. 22 minutes ago

3 - Bournemouth have lost back-to-back league games away from home; they haven't lost three in a row on the road since Oct 2012. Reassured. 56 minutes ago

88% - Jordan Henderson has the best win percentage as captain in the Premier League this season (2+ games). Future. 5 hours ago

1.92 - Liverpool are the only @premierleague team to average more points vs. top half teams than v Bottom 10. Falter http://t.co/XMuDQPidBv 8 hours ago

3 - QPR have taken fewer points than any other team against the Top 10 in the @premierleague. Subdued. http://t.co/UCL8yHYuRX 9 hours ago

6 - Salah has now scored six goal in seven games with Fiorentina; Cuadrado scored his first goal after 12 games. Deal http://t.co/zRioqOAP4R 23 hours ago

2.8 - Liverpool have taken 2.8 points per PL game when Steven Gerrard has not started this season, compared to 1.4 when he has. Evolution. 5 Mar

23 - @LFC have taken more points in 2015 than any other side in the top five European leagues (23). Rise. 5 Mar

13.63 – Last night v Swansea City, Christian Eriksen covered 13.63km, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Legs. 5 Mar

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    Rugby League tries scored

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