6/8 - This season Jordan Henderson has recorded both his best goals total (6) and his best assist total (8) in the Premier League. Contract. 2 hours ago

15 - Most direct free-kick goals in PL history: Beckham 15 Zola 12 Henry 12 Robert 11 Ronaldo 11 Larsson 11 Gamst Pedersen 10 20 Apr

15 - David Beckham still leads the way for total Premier League goals from direct free-kicks with 15. Trademark. 20 Apr

5 - The highest number of direct free-kick goals in a single PL season is five by Laurent Robert in 2001-02. Bend. @spursleif 20 Apr

0 - @SydneyFC are aiming to stay unbeaten away in a reg season for the 2nd time after 07/08, no other side has managed it once. Resistance. 20 Apr

30 - Harry Kane is the first player since @GaryLineker in 1991-92 to score 30+ goals in a single season for Tottenham. Hero. 19 Apr

20 - Harry Kane is only the fourth Tottenham player to hit 20+ goals in a PL season after Bale, Klinsmann & Sheringham. Marksman. 19 Apr

12 - Liverpool have won 12 of 31 games (39%) when Steven Gerrard has started this season, compared to 13 of 21 (62%) when he hasn't. Info. 19 Apr

7 - Tom Cleverley made seven tackles in the #FaCupSemiFinal vs Liverpool, three more than any other player on the pitch. Tiger. 19 Apr

3 - Christian Eriksen has scored his third direct free-kick goal this season, more than any other Premier League player. Whip. 19 Apr

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