Arsenal v. Norwich preview: By the Numbers

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Last Meeting @ The Emirates

Arsenal 3-1 Norwich
14 shots 5
7 on goal 4
616 passes 286
12/30 long passes 21/54
255/324 forward passes 97/167
178/229 final third 46/92
10/30 crosses 5/13
6/17 dribbles 1/11
3/9 corners 2/3
25/26 tackles 19/25
13 interceptions 22
15 clearances 39
8 headed clear. 17
14 aerial duels won 14

 

(All numbers League play only, unless otherwise stated)

22 – Fouls Ricky van Wolfswinkle has committed this season¹
12 – Shots van Wolfswinkle has attempted this season
1.8 – Ratio of fouls per shot by Ricky van Wolfswinkle this season
1 – Goals van Wolfswinkle has scored
0 – Bookings van Wolfswinkle has received this season
1 – Away goals Norwich have scored this season
9 – Away goals Arsenal have scored this season
5 – Home goals Arsenal have scored this season
4 – Home goals Arsenal have allowed this season
3 – Home goals Arsenal allowed in the first game of the season
5 – Goals Arsenal have scored in the first 30 minutes of games this season
0 – Goals Norwich have scored in the first 30 minutes of games this season
2 – Goals Arsenal have conceded in the first 30 minutes of games this season
4 – Goals Norwich have conceded in the first 30 minutes of games this season
8 – Goals Arsenal have scored in the last 60 minutes of games this season
5 – Goals Norwich have scored in the last 60 minutes of games this season
0 – Goals either Norwich or Arsenal have scored in the final 15 minutes of games this season

14.4 – Shots per game by Arsenal this season (5th best in the League)
10.7 – Shots per game by Norwich this season (5th worst in the League)
12.9 – Shots conceded per game by Arsenal this season (11th)
15.3 – Shots conceded per game by Norwich this season (4th worst)
6 – Shots on goal by Arsenal this season (42 shots on goal, 2nd best)
2.7 – Shots on goal by Norwich this season (19 shots on goal, 4th worst)
36 – Percent of Arsenal’s shots on goal they have converted into goals* (15 goals/42 shots on goal, it’s simple maths)
26 – Percent of Norwich’s shots on goal they have converted into goals this season
7 – Games Matthieu Flamini has played for Arsenal this season, all competitions
0 – Losses Arsenal have suffered when Flamini plays this season
1 – Draws Arsenal have managed when Flamini plays
14 – Goals for Arsenal when Flamini plays
5 – Goals conceded by Arsenal when Flamini plays
100 – Percent chance I could do the same thing for Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscienly, and Gibbs and get similar stats because… yes… Arsenal are on a good run
3 – Number of players Arsenal have in the top 3 spots of the WhoScored.com metric for measuring top players (Giroud, Ramsey, Özil)
5 – Tackles per game by Ramsey¹
3.7 – Tackles per game by Norwich’s Fer³
3 – Interceptions per game by Koscielny² (5th in the League)
2.6 – Interceptions per game by Tettey³
4 – Goals scored each by Giroud and Ramsey²
5 – Goals scored by Whittaker, Pilkington, Howson, Redmond, and van Dogsbollock all combined³
3 – Assists by Özil this season¹
4 – Key passes per game by Özil this season¹
11 – Assists by Cazorla in League play last season (2nd in the League)
2.3 – Key passes per game by Cazorla last season (led Arsenal)
2.8 – Dribbles per game by Nathan Redmond³
2.3 – Dribbles per game by Özil this season (11th in the League)
2.3 – Dribble per game by Cazorla last season (3rd in the League)
2.2 – Dribbles per game by Wilshere last season (4th in the League)
4 – Dribbles per game by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this season²
60,000 – Buckets of drool I expect when Cazorla is introduced late in the game to play along side Özil

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¹Leads the League
²Leads Arsenal
³Leads Norwich
*You’re going to see a lot of different numbers here because for some reason simply dividing goals and shots on goal is not cool enough for some folks

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Zelalem#58

I miss the OX!
by the way he caught Wilshere drooling when dreaming about Cazözil
https://twitter.com/Alex_OxChambo/status/391207199201951744/photo/1

Diaby's ankles

Can’t wait for this game..Seems that Arsenal hasn’t been in action for ages

mike

un-related question blogs, when we finally see Özil and Cazorla playing together will you consider using a video of that on the site as the featured video?

Yawe

Ramzilla!

Jgrant

Ozil already leading the league in Key Passes per Game and he hasn’t really settled.

Class player

arsefanaticul

Droolfull @Carzola + Ozil combo

santori

Looking forward to Ozil + Santi but also in due course Ozil + Walcott Ozil + Podolski. The way our midfield is at the moment, we have players who can fit in in a number of positions but they have each their own unique nuance capability. Where Flamini is all action and takes no prisoners, Arteta is more cultured and all about passing. Where Ramsey is vision and goal scoring, Jack carries the ball and can dribble past a defense vertically. Where Santi turns on a dime and gets past his man, Ozil floats into space, both of course have… Read more »

Daft Aider

Can we not just do away with this international malarkey altogether, we seem to be endlessly stopping and starting this season already

MoNk

Only 60,000?What about other fans who can’t make it to the stadium and watch the match from the comforts of their home?

1,00,000+ easily

Oty gooner

20,000,001 fans,the one at the end is my lil bro who I’ll make sure that watches the game

Ozil Is A Gunner

Ozil & Cazorla on the same side. Oh man, is it going to be beatiful…