27 - Arsenal's first shot of the game against Everton came in the 27th minute. Soporific. 4 minutes ago

3 - The 3 players to cover the most ground in the Liverpool v Man City game were Lallana (11.9km), Allen (11.6) & Henderson (11.4). Energy. 18 minutes ago

3 - Olivier Giroud has scored three goals in his last three games against Everton. Redemption? 33 minutes ago

4 - There were four goals scored from just five shots on target when Everton and Arsenal met back in August. Value. 34 minutes ago

4 - Philippe Coutinho had four shots vs Man City, two of them on target, including the winning goal. Zone. #LFC http://t.co/LPRoFe6c2z 42 minutes ago

26 - Liverpool have taken 26 points (8W 2D) from their last 10 Premier League games. Charge. 46 minutes ago

2 - Liverpool's two goals today are the first Man City have conceded from outside the box in the PL this season. Cracks. 55 minutes ago

7 - Raheem Sterling has now assisted as many PL goals this season as the previous three campaigns combined. Blooming. 1 hours ago

3 - Three of Liverpool's last four Premier League goals have come from outside the box. Screamers. 1 hours ago

5 - Sergio Aguero has been involved in five goals (3 scored, 2 assisted) in City's last three PL games. Potent. 2 hours ago

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