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Everton v Arsenal – 10 things you should know

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Arsenal take on Everton at Goodison Park tonight.

So, courtesy of OPTA, here are 10 things you should know about the two sides before kick-off:

1. Everton’s only win in their last 18 league games against Arsenal was their 3-0 victory in April 2014 (D6 L11).

2. Arsenal have won more Premier League games against Everton (29) than they have against any other side.

3. In fact, Everton have lost 93 times to Arsenal in the league, the most defeats by one club to another in English league history.

4. A win for the Gunners at Goodison Park would make it their 12th in the Premier League there – only at Villa Park (12) have they obtained as many away wins at a single ground.

5. Everton have conceded exactly two goals in each of their last four Premier League games against Arsenal.

6. Olivier Giroud has scored five goals in his last six games against Everton in all competitions.

7. The Gunners haven’t lost on a Tuesday in the Premier League since February 2006 v Liverpool (W10 D7).

8. Romelu Lukaku has scored (9) or assisted (3) 12 of Everton’s last 15 Premier League goals.

9. Since the start of 2013/14, Lukaku has scored 52 of Everton’s 187 Premier League goals (28%) and no other player has more than 20 goals for the club in this period.

10. Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in 26 goals in his last 26 Premier League appearances for Arsenal (18 goals, 8 assists).

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