Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: by the numbers

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Arsenal were matched tackle for tackle and pass for pass in all the key areas

538 – Passes attempted by Arsenal
413 – Passes attempted by Southampton
116 – Passes completed by Arsenal in the Southampton final third
97 – Passes completed by Southampton in the Arsenal final third
4 – Key passes by Arsenal (passes that led to a shot — their lowest in a Premier League game this season)
7 – Key passes by Southampton
6 – Shots by Arsenal (fewest shots in Premier League play this season)
9 – Shots by Southampton
1 – Shots on goal by Arsenal (tied with the Aston Villa game for fewest in a Premier League Game this season)
5 – Shots on goal by Southampton
3 – Corners won by Arsenal (fewest in a Premier League game since loss to Man U)
3 – Corners won by Southampton
2 – Successful crosses by Arsenal (of 23)
4 – Successful crosses by Southampton (of 21)
13 – Successful dribbles by Arsenal
12 – Successful dribbles by Southampton
17 – Successful tackles by Arsenal (27 attempted)
19 – Successful tackles by Southampton (24 attempted)
18 – Interceptions by each team
15 – Aerial duels won by each team
31 – Clearances Southampton forced Arsenal to make (18 successful)
30 – Clearances Arsenal forced Southampton to make (14 successful)

4 – Passes by Theo Walcott in the first half
8 – Passes by Theo Walcott in the second half
23 – Touches by Theo Walcott in 90 minutes
19 – Touches by Olivier Giroud in 32 minutes
2 – Aerial duels attempted by Theo Walcott
1 – Aerial duels attempted by Walcott in defense
0 – Aerial duels won by Walcott
62 – Passes completed in the final third by Cazorla, Wilshere, and Arteta combined
1 – Key passes by any of those three players (Wilshere)
5 – Successful dribbles by Jack Wilshere (of 10 attempted)
0 – Successful dribbles by Ox (of 4 attempted)
0 – Successful crosses by Ox (of 4 attempted)
1 – Successful cro…

Ah fuck it. Arsenal were dismal. They played at the same level as Southampton and I know we have two of their recruits but for fuck’s sake it looked like Southampton v. Southampton for a lot of that match and there’s really not much more to say.

Statistically.

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