Chelsea v Arsenal: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Chelsea are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League matches against Arsenal (W4 D3). They are 1.41 to win/draw on the Double Chance this weekend.

9. In fact, manager Jose Mourinho boasted a 13-game unbeaten streak in matches against Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger until that run was broken with a 1-0 loss in the Community Shield last month. Chelsea are 2.40 to win.

8. Arsenal have failed to score in their last four Premier League matches against Chelsea and are 3.30 not to net at Stamford Bridge.

7. Indeed, a 0-0 draw in April 2005 was Arsenal’s sole clean sheet from their last 16 Premier League matches at Chelsea. The Blues are 1.72 to score first.

6. Arsenal are unbeaten away from home in eight league games (W7 D1) — a run stretching back to a 2-1 loss at Tottenham in February. The Gunners are 3.05 to win this tie.

Chelsea v Arsenal - FA Community Shield : News Photo

5. Arsenal have recorded 106 Premier League shots this season, a league high (Manchester City next 88), but have scored from only 4.7% of those attempts, a league low (Watford, Spurs, Liverpool next 5%). The Gunners are 4.00 to score in both halves.

4. Chelsea’s former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has not been directly involved in a Premier League goal so far this season — yet after five matches of 2014/15 he had provided six assists. Fabregas is 6.75 to net.

3. Olivier Giroud has not scored in any of his seven matches against Chelsea. The Arsenal striker, who was sent off in the Champions League on Wednesday, is 7.50 to score first.

2. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the winner for Arsenal in the Community Shield against Chelsea. It is the England international’s sole domestic club goal since September 2014. He is 6.50 to net again.

1. Three goals or more have been scored in all six of Chelsea’s competitive matches this season. Saturday’s clash is 1.80 to witness +2.5 goals.