8 - Robin van Persie's PL goals/games at Man Utd by year: 2012: 20 games, 14 goals 2013: 29 games, 19 goals 2014: 21 games, 8 goals. Fade. 6 hours ago

1 - Wayne Rooney's first PL goal, his first PL goal for Man Utd and his 100th PL goal all came against Arsenal. Nemesis. 6 hours ago

252 - Lionel Messi overtook Telmo Zarra as all-time top scorer in La Liga history. Legend. 8 hours ago

153 - Cesc Fabregas attempted 153 passes against West Brom, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Strings. 9 hours ago

17 - 17 points from 12 games is Arsenal’s worst ever start in the Premier League. Flat. 9 hours ago

20 - Angel Di Maria has now recorded 20 league assists in 2014, more than any other player in the top five European leagues. Provider. 9 hours ago

11 - Wayne Rooney has scored more goals against Arsenal than any other player in Premier League history. Gunned. 9 hours ago

0 - Manchester United failed to register a shot on target in the first half against Arsenal. Wayward. 10 hours ago

1 - Manchester United have lost just one of their last 14 matches against Arsenal in all competitions (W10 D3 L1). Scupper. 11 hours ago

1 - Keeping track of Arsenal v Manchester United in Indonesia is @OptaJaya, the latest member of the Opta family. Welcome. 11 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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