91% - Of the 58 keepers to make 10+ saves in Euro 2016 qualifying, Wayne Hennessey has the best save percentage (91%). Rock. 4 hours ago

1 - Newcastle's only win in their last 19 Premier League games (equal to half a season) came against Sam Allardyce's West Ham. Alarm. 5 hours ago

1 - Germany have lost a competitive game against a home nation for the first time since the 5-1 defeat to England in September 2001. Memory. 18 hours ago

1986 - Northern Ireland have qualified for a major tournament for the first time since the 1986 World Cup. Party. 18 hours ago

3 - Darren Randolph is only the third goalkeeper to assist a goal in Euro 2016 qualifying (Rui Patricio, Pyatov). Bouncing. 18 hours ago

90 - Ireland’s last three goals against Germany have all been scored in the 90th minute or beyond. Tempter. 18 hours ago

7 - Northern Ireland have scored more goals from set pieces than any other side in Euro 2016 qualifying (excluding penalties). Routine. 19 hours ago

7 - Seven of Matt Ritchie's last nine goals for club or country have come from outside the box. Thump. 19 hours ago

29 - Number of countries that have scored fewer goals in Euro 2016 qualifying than Robert Lewandowski (11 goals). Machine. 19 hours ago

2 - Greece have only scored two goals in Euro 2016 qualifying; the same as Gibraltar and only more than San Marino (1). Behind. 19 hours ago

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