11 - Charlie Austin has had a hand in 11 goals in his last nine Premier League appearances (nine goals, two assists). Unstoppable. 7 minutes ago

7 - Seven of Graziano Pelle's eight Premier League goals have been scored at St Mary's Stadium. Turf. 28 minutes ago

2 - @FALCAO has scored a goal in each of his last two @premierleague starts. Deadly. 44 minutes ago

10 - Only Sergio Aguero (14) and Diego Costa (12) have scored more @premierleague goals than Charlie Austin this season. Flourish. 46 minutes ago

4 - Andy Carroll has scored his first PL goal for West Ham with his foot since April 2013, the last four all coming via his head. Rarity. 1 hours ago

3 - The last three goals in the fixture between Southampton and Everton have all been own goals (Alcaraz, Coleman, Lukaku). Gifts. 1 hours ago

9 - Charlie Austin has had a hand in nine goals in his last nine Premier League appearances (seven goals, two assists). Invaluable. 1 hours ago

1 - Christian Benteke has scored a league goal at Villa Park for the first time since March 2014 (versus Stoke City). Timing. 1 hours ago

1 - Joleon Lescott has netted his first Premier League goal since September 2012 (for Man City v Arsenal). Wait. 1 hours ago

1985 - The last time that West Ham United were in the top four positions of the top-flight on Christmas Day was back in 1985. Presents. 1 hours ago

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    Football goals scored

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  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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