83 - Only four teams in @premierleague history have more points than Chelsea have mustered after 35 games of a season. Frontrunners. 42 minutes ago

6 - Olivier Giroud has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League away matches for @Arsenal. Expectant. 1 hours ago

5 - Fewest goals conceded in @football_league 2014-15: @shrewsweb - 31 @Only1Argyle - 37 @Boro - 37 @bcfctweets - 38 @SUFCRootsHall - 38 3 hours ago

5 - 2014-15 @football_league top scorers: @MKDonsFC - 101 @afcbournemouth - 98 @bcfctweets - 96 @watfordfcsays - 91 @NorwichCityFC - 88 3 hours ago

199 - Arsenal are looking for their 200th Premier League away win tonight; a tally only Man Utd (238) have reached in the competition. Aim. 3 hours ago

9 - No side have won fewer points in the Premier League than Newcastle United (9 - level with QPR) since John Carver took charge. Worries. 6 hours ago

Chelsea set a new record for table-topping and more in @Matt_Furniss's @OptaJoe review bit.ly/1brAi0L #CFC http://t.co/Tl6QDv9LAQ 8 hours ago

8 - Newcastle United have lost eight successive league games for only the second time in their history (10 in Aug-Oct 1977). Freefall. 9 hours ago

13 - @Arsenal haven’t conceded a first half goal in their last 13 @premierleague matches. Focused. 9 hours ago

1:03 - @dembabafoot's goal came just 63 seconds after coming on for Besiktas; the fastest goal by a sub in this Super Lig campaign. Winner. 3 May

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