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The stats and facts – 9 things you SHOULD know about Arsenal v Liverpool

Date: 30th January 2013 at 2:40 pm
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Podolski CazorlaWith some help from OPTA, here are nine things you should know about and prior to tonight’s kick-off at The Emirates:

1. Out of their last 11 Premier League meetings with Liverpool, Arsenal have won six, drawn six and loss one.

2. leads the assist charts with nine this season after creating three against West Ham last week.

3. The Emirates has seen the most goals in the Premier League so far – 46 goals have been scored.

4. continues to be the most dynamic midfielder in the Premier League since his arrival from Malaga in the summer. The Spaniard has made 15 through balls so far this season, no other player has made more than eight.

5. Seven goals have been scored in the 90th minute or later in the last eight Premier League games between the two sides.

6. has the best shot conversion rate in the Premier League so far with 31.3%.

7. In their last 12 Premier League away games against Arsenal, Liverpool have only managed to pick up eight points.

8. Liverpool have averaged the highest possession in the Premier League so far this season with 59.4%.

9. has created more goal-scoring chances from open play than any other player in the top five European leagues this season (61).

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4 thoughts on “The stats and facts – 9 things you SHOULD know about Arsenal v Liverpool

  • Confused meerkat
    2 years ago

    I assume you did not need OPTA’s help in adding up
    point 1. last 11 games (won 6, drawn 6 & lost 1)!!!

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  • JOEL
    2 years ago

    1) Both sides have sufferered from inconsistent form over the last few seasons.
    2)Both clubs have wasted money in recent seasons bringing the wrong players into their squads.(Although each side has got it right on occasion!)
    3)Both teams have wasted money paying salaries to players who are thoroughly undeserving of this amount of reward.
    4)Both Managers struggle to motivate their 2nd string players sufficiently when they are given opportunities to play (see point 2)
    5)Both Managers seem to view certain “favourites” through rose coloured spectacles.
    6)Neither team is likely to resurrect past glories under current Management (although Liverpool seem to be showing greater signs of improvement of late-with the obvious exception of the Oldham game).
    7)Both sides are capable of winning or losing this fixture.
    8)Whatever the result tonight neither side is likely to gain a top four finish at the expense of one of their near neighbours.
    9)Arsenal could change points 1-8 if they changed the Management structure at all levels within the club!!!

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  • loretha
    2 years ago

    Really wish we win today’s game against Liverpool. All the best to Team Arsenal. Transfer deadline is tomorrow I wonder what Wenger is waiting to sign a new player?

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  • Femi Aina
    2 years ago

    Arsenal are still consderably d better side of d two

    Reply

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