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39 - All 39 of Slavisa Jokanovic's Premier League appearances as a player came under Claudio Ranieri for Chelsea between October 2000 and April 2002. Replacement.
2 - Only two sides have ever had fewer points after their opening 12 Premier League games to a season than Fulham's tally of five this campaign - Everton (4 in 1994-95) and QPR (4 in 2012-13). Dismissal.
39 – Arsenal players have scored more Premier League hat-tricks than any other side. Who was the first player to score one for the Gunners in the competition? Trebles. #OptaJoeQuiz.
2 – Which two players scored a club goal at both the old and the new Wembley Stadium? Towers. #OptaQuiz10
3 – Name the three players to have played a Premier League game for four or more London clubs? Capital. #OptaJoeQuiz
2 – Name the two teams to win the title in their first ever season in the English top-flight? Champion. #OptaJoeQuiz
11 – Name the 11 grounds that have hosted a Premier League match that no longer exist/are in use? Demolished. #OptaJoeQuiz
395 - Only the three teams currently in the relegation zone have been behind for longer in Premier League matches this season than Manchester United (395 minutes). Stats.
44 - There were 44 passes in the build-up for Ilkay Gündogan's goal v Manchester United - the most before a goal in the Premier League since Juan Mata scored for Man Utd against Southampton in September 2015 (45). Fluid. #MCIMUN
3 - For the first time in English top-flight history there are three unbeaten teams after 12 matches. Galactic. #MCFC #LFC #CFC
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