1 - Check out some of @OptaFranz's most popular tweets about Ilkay Gündogan here: twitter.com/search?q=G%C3%… Info. 14 hours ago

12 - Jose Mourinho has never lost as an opposition coach against Arsene Wenger in any competition (W7 D5 L0). Hegemony. 17 hours ago

19 - Everton have dropped more points from winning positions than any other team in the Premier League this season. Slips. 18 hours ago

12 - Aston Villa have scored the same number of league goals under Tim Sherwood this season as they managed under Paul Lambert. Uplift. 19 hours ago

499 - Steven Gerrard will become the 12th player to make 500 @premierleague appearances, should he play this weekend. Landmark. 20 hours ago

0 - Tony Pulis has never lost a Premier League home game against Liverpool (W3 D3). Unblemished. 22 hours ago

1 - Stoke City are the only team in the Premier League who have not picked up any red cards this season. Angels. 22 hours ago

1 - QPR have won just one point in nine Premier League London derbies this season (W0 D1 L8). Smoked. 23 hours ago

1 - St James Park is the only Premier League ground yet to see a penalty awarded this season. Solo. 23 hours ago

5 - Only Bayern Munich (8) have won more Champions League games against Real Madrid than Juventus (5). Test. 23 hours ago

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In the last 12 months, Opta have collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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