Southampton 2-2 Arsenal: by the numbers

Southampton 2-2 Arsenal: by the numbers

6 – Number of times Arsenal have conceded first in League play since the away win to Bayern
2 – Number of wins Arsenal have managed in those 6 matches
2 – Number of draws Arsenal have managed in those 6 matches
2 – Number of losses Arsenal have managed in those 6 matches
90 – Number of minutes I had doubt Arsenal would get 3 points from this match
1 – Number of times this season I have felt that doubt
10 – Number of minutes into the match I could tell something was deeply wrong

3 – Good saves Szczesny made today
1 – Crucial tackle Szczesny made
7 – Minute before Szczesny made his first good save of the game
37 – Minutes it took Southampton to take 7 shots
90 – Minutes it took Arsenal to get 7 shots
1 – Shots Arsenal took in the first half
6 – Passes Özil completed in the Soton final third in that first half (of 10)
17 – Passes Özil completed in the Soton final third in the second half (of 19)
1 – Shots created by Özil
1 – Shots created by Sagna
4 – Shots created by Steven Davis¹
4 – Successful dribbles by Özil (of 7)²
4 – Successful dribbles by Schneiderlin (of 4)¹
2 – Number of feet Flamini used to tackle Schneiderlin
3 – Number of times I can think of off the top of my head that I have seen Flamini get away with that tackle this season
3 – Number of matches Flamini will sit out and think about what he done
23 – Final third passes by Özil¹
21 – Final third passes by Schneiderlin
2 – Successful tackles by Özil
6 – Successful tackles by Schneiderlin (of 11)¹
1 – Assists by Özil, Sagna, Rodriguez, and Shaw
71 – Passess by Jack Cork (of 78)¹
52 – Passes by Nacho Monreal²
20 – Passes by Monreal to Cazorla (top combination)
15 – Passes by Cazorla to Monreal (second most common)

3 – Number of times that Arsenal have conceded more than one goal in a game so far this season
11 – Goals Arsenal conceded in those three matches (3 Villa, 6 City, 2 Southam)
10 – Goals Arsenal have conceded in the other 20 matches. Yes, you read that right, the other TWENTY matches

This is what being comprehensively outplayed looks like:

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¹Led all players
²Led just his team