Everton 2-5 Arsenal: By the Numbers

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(All expected goals numbers are my own formula)

2.34 – Expected goals for Arsenal at half time
3 – Big Chances created for Arsenal by half time
4.63 – Expected goals for Arsenal at full time
6 – Big chances created by Arsenal at full time
0.23 – Expected goals for Everton at half time
0.03 – Percent chance that Rooney shot had of going in
0.99 – Expected goals for Everton at full time
0.50 – Number of expected goals I assigned to that Niasse shot
29.41 – Expected goals for Man City (best in the League)
21.81 – Expected goals for Arsenal (second best in the League)
5 – Number of goals Arsenal are underperforming by (all of them in away games)
13.18 – Expected goals allowed by Liverpool this season (12th worst in the League)
16 – Actual goals allowed by Liverpool this season (5th worst in the League)
18.54 – Expected goals against for the worst defense in the League, Stoke City
6.72 – Expected goals against for the best defence in the League, Man City
11.82 – Expected goals against for Arsenal, the 5th best defense in the League
12 – Actual goals allowed by Arsenal

1500 – Goals Arsenal have scored in the Premier League under Arsene Wenger
100 – Goals Arsenal have scored against Everton in the Premier League (Everton is the team Arsenal have scored the most goals against)
51 – Matches Arsenal have played against Everton in the Premier League
55 – Goal difference in favor of Arsenal in those 51 matches (largest goal difference between Arsenal and any other team)
80 – Goals Arsenal have scored against Tottenham (3rd most, can you guess who the second most is with 85 against?)
19 – Goal difference in favor of Arsenal against Tottenham

Versus Everton today

Ozil – record 8 key passes, 6 key passes in the first half, 2 Big Chances created, 89% passing, 1 shot, 1 goal, 1 assist

Alexis: 6 dribbles, 4 key passes, 1 big chance created, 7 shots, 1 goal, 1 assist, dispossessed just once (but 5 bad touches)! 

Ramsey (CDM): 7 shots, 0 interceptions, 1 tackle, 0 dribbles, 4 key passes, 1 big chance created, 1 assist (dubious assist for Alexis’ goal), 1 goal, 100 times he demanded the ball spoon fed to him

Lacazette: 0 dispossessed, 4 shots, 2 big chances, 1 goal

Monreal: 2 goals this season, 90% pass success, 72 completed passes (second behind Xhaka), 2 interceptions (led Arsenal), 3 tackles (led Arsenal), 6 clearances (2nd on Arsenal), 0 fouls

Koscielny: didn’t have much to do, solid passing though at 90%, 9/9 long balls, and led arsenal with 8 clearances – oddly had 0 tackles and 0 interceptions. 

Pickford: led Everton in passing with 35, made 9 saves, including 8 saves and 3 saves off big chances in the first half

Wilshere: 1 key pass, 1 assist, not much else he could have done! 

Kolasinac: 75% passing, led Arsenal with 3 aerial duels

Gylfi Sigurdsson: 28 passes, 1 key pass, was dribbled 2/3 times, lost possession 2 times

Vlasic: lost possession 7 times, passed the ball at a 72% rate, made just 2/4 dribbles

Xhaka: 83/99 passes, 22 passes in the final third, 0 key passes, 12/15 long passes, 0 through balls, 0/1 crosses, 2/3 tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 error that led to a goal

Cech: 1/3 saves, 1 error, 3 steps he seems to have lost in the last two years

Gueye: made a tackle to win a goal but lost his team the game with his second yellow

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Sources: WhoScored.com, Transfermarkt.com, my database

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