Did You Know?

Alexis Sanchez is the first player ever to score hat-tricks in the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga and Italian Serie A.

Manchester City’s 4-1 loss at Tottenham last Saturday was their biggest Premier League defeat since Sheikh Mansour bought the club in September 2008.

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the 1st player to score in the first 6 matchrounds of the season in Bundesliga history. 

Robert Lewandowski is the first substitute to score 5 goals in a match in Bundesliga history. He scored from 5 shots in 10 minutes in Bayern Munich’s 5-1 win over Wolfsburg this season.

Roma’s Francesco Totti is the first player in Italian football history to score 300 goals for the same club.

Mark Hughes once played two games in a single day. In the morning he played for Wales in Croatia, before driving across the border to turn out for Bayern Munich.

Kaka is the only player to ever beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the Ballon d'Or. 

Since Andrea Pirlo moved on a free transfer from AC Milan to Juventus in 2011 he’s won the Serie A every year.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was once timed at 3.7 seconds to complete a 30-metre sprint, faster than Usain Bolt over the same distance in his record-breaking 100m in Berlin, 2009.

Paul Scholes scored on his 1st, 100th, 300th, 400th, 500th and 700th appearance for Manchester United.

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique made his Manchester United debut as a striker.

Chelsea’s 21-goal forward Diego Costa did not score a single goal in the UEFA Champions League last season. 

Diego Maradona once played a testimonial game at White Hart Lane for Tottenham against Inter Milan back in 1986. 

The last time Arsenal won back-to-back FA Cups (2002 and 2003), they went on to win the Premier League the following season (2003/04). 

Memphis Depay is the youngest player to finish as Eredivisie top scorer since Brazilian Ronaldo in 1994/95 season.

Chelsea lost only four games in all competitions last season, the fewest in a season (all competitions) in the Premier League era.