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OptaJoe 9h
3 - No manager has lost more League Cup finals than Arsene Wenger (2007, 2011 and 2018), level with Alex Ferguson (who also won the trophy four times). Hoodoo.
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OptaJoe 9h
5 – have won the League Cup for the 5th time in their history – only Liverpool (8) have won it more often. Alive.
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OptaJoe 10h
3 - Arsenal have conceded 3+ goals at Wembley for the first time since October 1999 (2-4 v Barcelona in the Champions League). Swatted.
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OptaJoe 11h
2 - Arsenal have come from a goal down to win 2-1 in both of their previous League Cup final triumphs (1987 and 1993). Hope.
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OptaJoe 11h
5 - Sergio Aguero has scored in each of his last five games in all competitions against Arsenal; against no other side has he netted in more successive appearances for Manchester City. Banker.
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5 - Arsenal have lost more League Cup finals than any other side in the competition's history. Choke.
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OptaJoe Oct 26
3 - A Manchester club has won the League Cup in each of the last three World Cup years (Man Utd 2006, 2010 and Man City 2014). Foretelling.
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13 - Jesse Lingard has scored 13 goals in all competitions for Manchester United this season; only Romelu Lukaku (22) has netted more for the club. Handy.
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OptaJoe 13h
1 - Romelu Lukaku has scored 13 goals in the Premier League this season, however this was his first against a team currently in the top eight. Overdue.
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19 - Willian has been directly involved in 19 goals in all competitions for Chelsea this season (12 goals and seven assists); his most in a single campaign for the Blues. Handful.
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OptaJoe 14h
14 - Harry Kane's goals have been worth more points to his club than any other player in the Premier League this season (14). Valuable.
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OptaJoe 14h
23 - Harry Kane has scored 23 goals in 34 London derbies in the Premier League - equalling Didier Drogba's total in the competition (23 in 64). Capitalised.
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OptaJoe 16h
19 - Harry Kane has scored 19 goals in his last 14 Premier League games on the road, scoring three hat-tricks in this run (vs Leicester, Hull and Burnley). Hatful.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
27 - Troy Deeney scored a goal from open play for the first time in his last 27 Premier League games (v West Brom April 2017). Thumped.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
13 - Ryan Sessegnon has scored 13 goals from just 16 shots on target for Fulham in the this season. Prospect.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
4 - Lewis Dunk has scored four own goals in the Premier League this term - the joint-most by a player in a single season in the competition's history (also Martin Skrtel in 2013-14). Oops
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OptaJoe Feb 24
4 - Liverpool have scored 4+ goals in three consecutive Premier League games versus a single opponent for the first time since doing so against Norwich between 2012 and 2013. Force.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
5 - Five of West Brom’s last six Premier League goals have been scored via corners, with Chris Brunt assisting four of those. Delivered.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
4 - Michail Antonio has scored in four of his five appearances in all competitions against Liverpool for West Ham. Hope.
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OptaJoe Feb 24
20 - Mo Salah has scored 20 goals with his left foot in the Premier League this season, the most by a player in a single season in the competition's history. Phenomenon.
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