Arsenal 2-0 Man U: By the Numbers

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9 – Shots Arsenal took in this match
5 – Shots Arsenal took in the previous meeting between these two teams
9 – Shots per game Arsenal average against Liverpoo, Man U, Man City, Everton, Tottenham, and Chelsea
17 – Shots per game Arsenal average against all the other teams in the League
10 -Shots Arsenal allowed in this match
14 – Shots per game Arsenal allow on average against Liverpoo, Man U, Man City, Everton, Tottenham, and Chelsea
10 – Shots per game Arsenal allow against all the other teams in the League
+7 – Arsenal shot difference against all the other teams in the League
-4 – Arsenal shot difference against Liverpoo, Man U, Man City, Everton, Tottenham, and Chelsea
0.82 – Points per game Arsenal average against the other top 7 clubs (worst)

Source: Statto.com

2 – Goals Arsenal scored in this match
2 – Big chances Arsenal created in this match (Welbeck header, assist Ox; Ramsey shot, key pass Alexis)
1.8 – Expected goals I have for Arsenal in this match
0 – Goals Arsenal allowed in this match
1 – Error by Holding (that’s how Opta scored it) leading to a shot (big chance, Rooney, saved)
1 – Big chances Arsenal allowed in this match (saved, Rooney)
1.2 – Expected goals I have for Man U in this match
1.8 – Goals per game Arsenal allow against the top 7 this season

3 – Goals Arsenal have conceded since switching to a back three (0.75 per game)
11 – Goals Arsenal conceded in the 5 games prior to switching to a back three (2.2 per game)

50 – Percent possession for each team in this match
525 – Passes for Arsenal
529 – Passes for United
178 – Passes in the final third for Arsenal
148 – Passes in the final third for United
124:66 – Ratio of Arsenal passes to United passes in the final third of their opponent before the 54th minute when Xhaka scored
50:81 – Ratio of Arsenal passes to United passes in the final third of their opponent after the 57th minute when Welbeck scored (insert cry-laugh emoji!)
2:6 – Ratio of Arsenal shots to United shots in those final 35 minutes
2 – Wheels that Mourinho suddenly found for his bus after Welbeck scored

4 – Number of times Welbeck has played against Man U in his career
3 – Number of goals Welbeck has scored against Man U in his career
2 – Number of games Welbeck has won over Man U while at Arsenal

17 – Number of times Arsene Wenger has played against Jose Mourinho (all competitions)
2 – Number of times Wenger has beaten Mourinho (Charity Shield and today)
1:13 – Ratio of Wenger wins to Premier League matches against Mourinho
0.76 – Points per game Wenger averages against Mourinho’s teams
1.8 – Points per game Mourinho averages against Wenger

6 – Shots by Rooney (led all players)
1 – Big chances taken by each of Welbeck, Rooney, and Ramsey (led all players)
3 – Shots by Welbeck (led Arsenal)
70 – Passes each by Xhaka and Carrick (led all players)
6 – Successful long passes by Xhaka (of 6 attempted)
2 – Key passes by each of Mata, Ox, and Ozil (led all players)
1 – Big chance created by each of Ox and Alexis (led all players)
21 – Passes in the final third by Ozil (led all players)
2 – Assists by Ox (led all players)
3 – Successful dribbles by Gibbs (led all players)
7 – Ball recoveries by Rob Holding (led all players)
5 – Tackles by Tuanzebe (led all players)
3 – Tackles each by Ramsey, Holding, Ox, and Koscielny (led Arsenal)
4 – Interceptions by Carrick (led all players)
3 – Interceptions by Tuanzebe
8 – Clearances by Koscielny (led all players)
5 – Headed clearances by Koscielny (led all players)
5 – Fouls committed by Oxlade-Chamberlain (led all players)
1 – Number of times Duncan Castles tried to call Ox a dirty player on Twitter

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Sources: my database, Opta, 442 Stats Zone app, and Statto.com

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