In the English Premier League, the award for the most assists over a season was only introduced for the 2017-18 season. The inaugural winner was Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne and last season it was his Belgium international teammate Eden Hazard at Chelsea.
"It was special," said Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp after that win. "He wanted the match ball so he got it. It was really cool."
The visitors need to win to square the three-match series after crashing in the opening day-night clash in Perth by 296 runs.
Salford welcome Crewe Alexandra to Moor Lane this year and the fans will hope for a win once the action kicks off. Elsewhere, there is more history being made. Aston Villa host Norwich City on Boxing Day for what will be their 100th fixture played on the Feast of Stephen. Only two teams have played more games on December 26th, local rivals West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Australia is no stranger to bushfires, but this season's blazes have been severe with more than 1,300 homes destroyed and over 5.5 million hectares scorched.
The fan reads Cantona's mind. Smiling he pictures the very pass. "Aw my God, to Irwin against Spurs," the postman says. "Yes. Beautiful."
It was a back-and-forth battle in Los Angeles, where the Clippers and Lakers battled through 15 lead changes.
Tim Hardaway made six three-pointers and scored 25 points and Kristaps Porzingis made four three pointers while adding 18 points as the Mavericks won for the 15th time in the last 20 games. D'Angelo Russell scored a game high 35 points in the loss.
ATP Cup officials will be relying on on-site medical experts to monitor air quality in Sydney, where cricket and golf events have been affected by haze from the fires in recent weeks.
At the end of the games, Veracruz sarcastically applauded their opponents who they claim reneged on a promise to respect their strike.
Even so there are still firsts.