3 - Liverpool have lost 3 of their first 5 PL games of the season – only the 2nd time that this has happened (2012-13 the other). Struggle. 11 hours ago

3 - Stewart Downing has more assists this season in five PL games (3) than he did in the whole of 2013-14 (2 in 32 PL apps). Creator. 11 hours ago

6 - West Ham have had more shots on target in the first half (6) than the total number of shots than Liverpool have managed (3). Bossed. 12 hours ago

9 - Raheem Sterling has been involved in nine goals (six goals, three assists) in his last 10 Premier League apps. Missile. 12 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have conceded two goals inside the opening 10 mins of a single PL game for the first time since Feb 1994. Shell-shocked. 13 hours ago

7 - Steven Gerrard has scored seven Premier League goals v West Ham and six of them have been netted at the Boleyn Ground. Hammered. 13 hours ago

10 - 10 points from five games is Southampton’s best start to a top-flight season since 1988/89 (also 10). Marching. 13 hours ago

2 - Papiss Demba Cissé has scored as many goals today (2) as he had in his previous 30 Premier League apps combined. Drama. 14 hours ago

1 - Victor Wanyama has become the first Kenyan to score a goal in the @premierleague. Landmark. 14 hours ago

414 - Newcastle United have finally had a player caught offside for the first time in the PL this season, after 414 mins of action. Flagged. 14 hours ago

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