2 - Jose Mourinho lost just two of his 20 meetings with Manchester United as opposition manager (W9 D9). Imminent. 7 hours ago

6 - Southampton picked up more red cards than any other team in the 2015-16 Premier League. Sinners. 11 hours ago

4 - West Bromwich Albion are the fourth team in Premier League history to have four penalties saved in a single season. Wasted. 12 hours ago

17% - Leicester City scored with the highest percentage of their shots in the 2015-16 Premier League. Difference. 15 hours ago

Here's @BBCSport using Opta data to look at where it went wrong for Louis van Gaal. goo.gl/ShfmGZ. Change. 24 May

57% - Borussia Mönchengladbach's Bundesliga win percentage with Granit Xhaka starting last two seasons is 57%. Without 30%. Sign. 25 May

4 - Granit Xhaka was one of four players to receive three red cards last season in the big five leagues (Wanyama, Murillo, Devaux). Feisty. 25 May

4 - Louis van Gaal has now won the cup in all four countries he has worked in (Netherlands, Spain, Germany & England). Trophies. 21 May

47% - Ronald Koeman has the best win percentage of any Southampton manager in the Premier League. Impressive 25 May

34 - Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius compared in their 34 league games 2015/16. Level. @LFC https://t.co/xarT80CpqC 24 May

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    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

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  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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