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42 - Joe Hart had more touches in the first half against Brazil than any other England player (31 - Frank Lampard). Busy.
16 days ago
50% - Only Lionel Messi (52%) has scored/assisted a higher proportion of his team's goals than Iago Aspas (50%) in La Liga this term. Target
20 days ago
16 - Liverpool's Glen Johnson ended the 12-13 PL season with 16 clean sheets, more than any other outfield player in the PL. Mature.
20 days ago
24 - Wilfried Zaha embarked on a game-high 24 dribbles, 9 more than the rest of his teammates combined and 10 more than Watford. Devil.
22 days ago
3 - Romelu Lukaku is only the third player in Premier League history to score a hat-trick against Man Utd (+ Bentley & Kuyt). History.
30 days ago
1 - Chelsea are the first team in history to hold both the EL and CL trophies at the same time. Historic.
7 - Cazorla/Podolski have combined for seven goals this season, the joint-most in the PL along with Giroud/Walcott. Wavelength.
1 - Manchester United pick up their first red card of the season, the last Premier League team to do so in 2012-13. Off.
4 - Robin Van Persie has scored in each of his last four appearances where Arsenal have played Man Utd (twice for both teams). Converted.
10 - Robert Lewandowski has scored 10 goals from 18 shots on target in the Champions League this season. Beast.
4 - This is the first time in Champions League history that two teams have conceded 4+ goals in one game in a set of semi-finals. Gubbed.
7 - Chelsea have won all seven FA Cup games that they have played at the new Wembley. Manor.
26 - Man Utd's Premier League record since Oct 2011 when leading by a one goal margin at half-time is P27 W26 D1 L0. Unassailable.
330 - Since August 2010 Lucas Leiva has made 330 tackles in the PL, 42 more than any other player in that period. Contract.
1 - England have now mustered just one shot on target in four of Roy Hodgson's 11 games in charge. Shy.
52 - Since January 1 2011, Robin van Persie has scored 52 PL goals, only 10 fewer than Stoke City in the same period. Potty.
15 - Theo Walcott has supplied 15 PL assists since Aug 2010; only four players (Nani, Silva, Young & RVP) have more in that period. Cove
50 - Manchester United have now scored in 50 successive Premier League home games, the longest run in PL history. Golden.
7 - Lampard set up 3 shots & had 4 himself in the 1st half, more than any England player managed in an entire Euro 2012 game. Missed.
38/243 - Ryan Giggs became the oldest goalscorer in Olympic football history last night, with his goal for Team GB (38y, 243 days). Vintage.
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