The Fabregas stat that puts Ozil to shame as Chelsea's Spaniards run riot

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The Spain international has been pulling his weight for Antonio Conte's men as they close in on Premier League glory

Cesc Fabregas' 300th Premier League appearance saw him bag a goal and assist as Chelsea overcame Swansea City to move even further clear at the top of the Premier League.

The Spain international's contribution to Antonio Conte's side's impressive assault on the league this season has been an important one and he is undoubtedly one of the most effective midfielders in the division in terms of goals and assists.

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Fabregas has scored three goals and provided seven assists in the Premier League this term, meaning that he has been directly involved in more goals than Arsenal's Mesut Ozil (five goals, four assists) in the current campaign.

Pedro Cesc Fabregas Chelsea 2017

Mesut Ozil Arsenal 2017

What's more, the former Barcelona man has achieved that feat despite having been on the pitch much less than Ozil, playing 1227 fewer minutes than the Gunners playmaker.

Amazingly, Fabregas was one of four Spanish goalscorers in the game between Chelsea and Swansea, with Pedro, Diego Costa and Fernando Llorente also finding the net at Stamford Bridge.

That is the joint-highest number of players of a single nationality excluding English scoring in a Premier League match.

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The only other game in Premier League history in which four players from the same country scored came 14 years ago, back in February 2003, when Arsenal thrashed Manchester City 5-1 at Maine Road.

French stars Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Patrick Vieira got on the scoresheet for Arsenal, while Nicholas Anelka found the net for Man City.

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