The Week in Numbers update
- A mega-prospect from Piedmont
- Pele, the original Ronaldo and his present namesake
- Clock-checking by the Ally Pally and the Andes Mountains
Premier League appearances is what fourth-flight Notts County’s starting XI had between them in the FA Cup – 49 more than their opponents, despite Swansea City being in their sixth successive season in the English top tier.
penalties is what Cristiano Ronaldo became the second player in history to score – his two first-half spot-kicks took him onto 101 overall and helped Real Madrid win away in La Liga for the first time in five matches. Pele netted 109 penalties in his career.
years and two-and-a-half months: that was the age difference between Bayer Munich’s Jupp Heynckes and Hoffenheim’s Julian Nagelsmann – the biggest-ever gap between coaches in a Bundesliga game. The 72-year-old oversaw a 5-2 victory that made him the third man to reach 150 victories as Bayern boss after Udo Lattek (184) and Ottmar Hitzfeld (158).