Man City 6-3 Arsenal: by the numbers

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1 – Gash on Koscielny’s leg
2 – Goals Arsenal conceded before Koscielny was gashed
4 – Goals Arsenal conceded after Koscielny was gashed
8 Goals Arsenal conceded in the 13 matches (all competitions) prior to Napoli away
8 – Goals Arsenal have conceded in the last 2 matches
11 – Goals Arsenal have conceded in prime positions* this season
5 – Goals Arsenal conceded in prime positions against Man City today
10 – Shots Arsenal conceded in prime positions against Man City today
5 – Shots Arsenal created in prime positions today
24 – Shots Arsenal conceded in prime positions in the 15 League matches prior to today
1.6 – Shots per game conceded in prime positions by Arsenal on average prior to today
2.9 – Shots per game Arsenal created in prime positions so far this season (League play)
– Shots Man City created in prime positions in their 1-1 draw with Southampton (scored 1)
7 – Shots Man City created in Prime positions against Swansea in their last home win (scored 1)
35 – Goals Man City have scored at home this season
34 – Goals Liverpool have scored both home and away this season (second best in the League)
9 – Goals Arsenal have allowed in their two worst defensive performances (Villa 3, City 6)
6 – Goals City have allowed in their two worst defensive performances (Arsenal, Cardiff)
– Clean Sheets Arsenal have won in the League
8 – Times Arsenal have allowed just one goal in League play
1 – Fingers by Jack Wilshere
1 – Times that Per Mertesacker, a big f☻cking legend, went over and berated Özil for not clapping to the away fans

7 – Touches by Nicklas Bendtner
6 – Passes by Bendtner
1 – Key pass by Bendtner
1 – Through ball by Bendtner
1 – Interception by Bendtner
0 – Aerial duels won by Bendtner
0 – Shots by Bendtner
0 – Point of having Bendtner in this team

86 – Touches by Sagna (second on the team)
48  – Passes Sagna completed (second on Arsenal)
18 – Passes Sagna completed in the City final 1/3 (4th on Arsenal)
2 – Successful crosses by Sagna (of 4 attempted, led Arsenal)
3 – Chances Sagna created (led Arsenal)
1 – Assist by Sagna (led Arsenal, tied with Ramsey and Özil)
1 – Successful dribbles by Sagna (of 1 attempted)
1 – Tackle by Sagna (of 5 attempted)
3 – Interceptions by Sagna (led Arsenal, tied with Per Mertesacker)
8 – Clearances by Sagna (second on Arsenal)
5 – Aerial duels won by Sagna (led Arsenal)
0 – Turnovers by Sagna
0 – Dispossessed by Sagna
0 – Offsides by Sagna
1 – New contract for Arsenal’s best wingback, please

30 – Touches by Theo Walcott
11 – Passes by Walcott
2 – Successful crosses (of 6)
5 – Shots by Theo Walcott (led Arsenal)
4 – Shots on target by Walcott (led Arsenal)
2 – Goals scored by Walcott (led Arsenal)
1 – Shots in prime positions by Walcott (led Arsenal)
1 – Goals from distance by Walcott
1 – Goal from mid range by Walcott
1 – Clear handball by City which denied Walcott an obvious goal-scoring opportunity
2 – Offsides wrongly called on Walcott which denied Walcott an obvious goalscoring opportunity
2 – Key passes by Walcott
0 – Successful dribbles by Walcott (of 5 attempted, worst with Wilshere just 1/6)
0 – Goals that City generated from Walcott and Sagna’s side

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(All stats from Opta and my personal databases)

*Prime positions are shots that happen in an area the shape of a T from the 6 yard box to the penalty spot

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