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Premier League stats: Aguero hat-tricks, Mourinho's record on Sunday and Barry's record

In Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Burnley, they had 30 more shots than the Clarets, which is the most in any Premier League game since Man United had 31 more than Burnley in October 2016. Monday, September 18, 2017 Here are some stats for you. The one about Liverpool’s shots compared to Burnley is pretty amazing, although they obviously didn’t make it count. Have a look at this and other stats by scrolling through the gallery above. [embedded content] Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Barca's record signing Dembele faces four months out

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will be out for up to four months with a hamstring injury. The club’s record signing, who joined from Borussia Dortmund in a deal which could be worth £135.5m, hobbled off during Saturday’s win over Getafe. A statement on the club’s website said the 20-year-old France international had ruptured “his tendon in the femoral bicep in his left thigh”. It added Dembele will have surgery in Finland this week. “He is expected to be out for between three and a half months and four months,” said…

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Aguero is a 'legend' – Guardiola plans celebration as record approaches

Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City “legend” Sergio Aguero, after the striker moved within three goals of the club’s all-time record. The Argentina forward scored his sixth Premier League hat-trick as City beat Watford 6-0 on Saturday. The 29-year-old has 175 goals since joining City in 2011, with Eric Brook holding the club record of 177 goals. “Hopefully that [the record] will happen very soon, and we can have a big celebration,” said Guardiola. Ex-England winger Brook, who was at City from 1928-1940, scored his goals in 494 appearances. Aguero has…

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John Stones: Manchester City defender came close to matching this incredible Xavi record against Feyenoord

John Stones played what was maybe his best game in a Manchester City shirt on Wednesday night, in the Premier League side’s 4-0 defeat of Feyenoord. City made light work of their Dutch opponents, racing into a three-goal lead inside 25 minutes. A fourth was added in the second half to ensure Pep Guardiola’s side got their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start. Stones put in a superb showing in the heart of City’s defence, heading home the first and fourth goals, and dominating at the back against…

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Every Champions League club ranked by their record goal scorer in the competition

At time of writing. Correct up to and including games played on 12 September 2017. Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Take a look at the record Champions League goal scorer for each of the 2017-18 participants in Europe’s premier club competition. Only goals scored from the Champions League group stage onwards included (ie. no goals from qualifying rounds). And only goals scored from the inaugural Champions League season (1992-93) onwards have been counted. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Farah wins record fourth straight Great North Run

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Mo Farah claimed a record fourth successive victory in the 37th Great North Run. The 34-year-old overcame New Zealand’s Jake Robertson in a thrilling duel to win in one hour six seconds. London Marathon winner Mary Keitany of Kenya surged to her third victory in the women’s race in 1:05:59. Three-time runner-up Simon Lawson won the men’s wheelchair race and Manuela Schar broke the course record by over a minute in the women’s wheelchair event. Media playback is not supported on…

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Girl's donated organs help a record eight people

A 13 year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped eight different people through organ donation – a record number. Jemima Layzell, from Somerset, who died in 2012, donated her heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, small bowel and liver, benefiting five children. Jemima’s parents said she was clever, compassionate and creative – and would have been “very proud of her legacy”. NHS Blood and Transplant said no other donor had helped as many people. Jemima collapsed during preparations for her mum’s 38th birthday party and died four days later…

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