Cardiff 0-3 Arsenal: By the Numbers

Cardiff 0-3 Arsenal: By the Numbers

- Arsenal shots in the first half
4 – Arsenal shots in the Cardiff 18 yard box in the first half
1 – Headed goal, on the run, from a curling Özil pass by Ramsey in the first half
3 – Career headed goals by Aaron Ramsey (all clubs plus Wales)
2 - Headed goals by Aaron Ramsey this season
36 – Career goals by Aaron Ramsey (all clubs plus Wales)
13 - Goals by Aaron Ramsey for Arsenal this season
- Arsenal shots in the second half
5 - Arsenal shots in the Cardiff 18 yard box in the second half
4 – Arsenal shots on goal in the Cardiff 18 yard box in the second half
10 - Cardiff shots
3 - Cardiff shots in the first half
3 – Cardiff shots in the Arsenal 18 yard box in the first half
1 – Cardiff shot in the Arsenal 6 yard box in the first half
0 - Cardiff shots on goal in the first half
- Cardiff shots Arsenal let them have in the second half
6 – Cardiff shots in the second half outside the 18 yard box
- Cardiff shots on goal in the second half
0 - Pundits in the main stream who have mentioned that Arsenal’s defense keeps the opposition from getting shots in the 18 yard box
all – The number of pundits who will mention it after this article
1 - Cardiff shots in the Arsenal 18 yard box in the second half
1 – Cardiff shots in the 18 yard box which Wojciech Szczesny saved with the score-line at 1-0 to keep Cardiff from getting back into the match
7 – Matches (League play only!) in which Szczesny saved at an important moment to keep the opposition from getting points or getting back into the match (Cardiff, Palace, Fulham, Tottenham, West Brom, Liverpool, and Southampton)
44 – Shots Szczesny has saved so far this season (in 13 matches)
42 – Shots Szczesny saved last season (in 25 matches)
10 - Goals Szczesny has allowed this season
81 - Szczesny save rate this season (best in the League!)
24 - Goals Szczesny allowed last season
64 - Szczesny save rate last season
0 - Pundits in the main stream who are tipping Szczesny for player of the year
73 – Minute in which Mesut Özil misplaced his only misplaced pass in the Cardiff City final third (28/29)
66 – Minute in which Per Mertesacker first misplaced one of his two misplaced passes (54/56)
47 - Clearances Arsenal made against Cardiff (season high)
41 – Previous Arsenal season high for clearances (Tottenham)
34 - Clearances Arsenal made in the second half against Cardiff
32 – Headed clearances Arsenal made against Cardiff
21 - Headed clearances Arsenal made in the second half against Cardiff (season high)
17 - Statistical categories that Arsenal won today versus Cardiff (tackles, interceptions, clearances, headed clearances, aerial duels, fouls, passes, pass %, possession, final third, dribbles, corners, ball recoveries, assists, shots, shots on goal, and goals)
- Statistical categories that Aaron Ramsey led all players in today (goals, passes, dribbles, and ball recoveries)
2 – Number of Arsenal players who just rolled their sleeves up and got stuff done (Giroud and Flamini)
0 – Number of traditions that broke

7 – Tackles by Arteta
0 – Hairs mussed on Arteta’s head
23 – attacking third passes by Cazorla (second on the team)
8 – Attacking third passes by Sagna
50 – Passes completed by Cazorla (third on the team)
45 – Passes completed by Sagna
1 – Successful dribbles by Cazorla
0 – Successful dribbles by Sagna
4 – Ball recoveries by Cazorla
2 – Ball recoveries by Sagna
4 – Clearances by Sagna
0 – Clearances by Cazorla
1 – Tackle by Cazorla
0 – Tackles by Sagna

8 – Touches by Flamini
6 – Passes by Flamini (of 6)
1 – Shots created for a teammate by Flamini
1 – Tackle by Flamini
1 – Ball recovery by Flamini
1 – Shot by Flamini
1 – Shot on goal by Flamini
1 – Goal by Flamini

League Leaders

7 - Points that Arsenal are clear at the top of the table
- Away goals that Arsenal have conceded (second best behind Wet Hams)
48 – Shots that Giroud has taken this season (leads the League)
6 – Assists by Ozil this season (leads the League)
29 - Key passes by Özil this season (second in the League behind Gerrard)
58 - Tackles by Ramsey this season (leads the League)
3.75 - Shots per goal by Ramsey this season (second in the League (5 or more goals) behind Lukaku’s 3.375)
- Successful through balls by Giroud this season (of 9 attempted, leads the League)
92.6 – Percent passes completed by Koscielny this season (leads the League for players with 900+ minutes)
37 – Goals that Cazorla, Podolski, and Walcott combined to score in the League last season
3 – Goals that they have scored in the League so far this season
100 – Percent chance that those three will start contributing soon and we will see a fully functioning depth star

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