Date: 30th January 2013 at 2:40pm
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Podolski CazorlaWith some help from OPTA, here are nine things you should know about Arsenal and Liverpool 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. Lukas Podolski 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. Santi Cazorla 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. Theo Walcott 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. Luis Suarez 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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