Chelsea vs Arsenal: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Arsenal have not beaten Chelsea since their 5-3 victory at Stamford Bridge in October 2011. Chelsea have won three of the five head-to-heads since and are 1.90 to win again.

 

9. Two of these five games have ended 0-0, including this reverse fixture back in December, and a repeat goalless draw is priced at 9.00.

 

8. Arsenal boasted 61.4% possession that day yet recorded just two shots on target. They are 2.35 not to score at the Bridge.

 

7. Chelsea have scored twice or more in each of their last four home games against Arsenal. Jose Mourinho’s men are 8.50 to win 2-0.

 

6. The Blues’ 1-0 loss at Aston Villa last weekend was their first Premier League defeat since 7 December at Stoke. They have won eight of nine league ties at home since then and are 1.22 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

 

5. Arsenal have not strung two wins together since late January and have won just two of their last five league games. Arsene Wenger’s men are 4.25 to beat Chelsea.

 

4. Chelsea have won four in six games and have not conceded at home in five. The Blues are 3.05 to win without conceding.

 

3. Samuel Eto’o scored Chelsea’s opener against Galatasaray in midweek, the striker’s second goal in two games having previously gone eight appearances without a score. Eto’o is 2.80 to score.

 

2. Tomas Rosicky’s goal against Tottenham last weekend was the midfielder’s third goal of the season and second in his last three league appearances. The Czech international is 7.50 to score.

 

1. Olivier Giroud remains Arsenal’s top scorer this season with 12 goals, despite scoring just three times from nine league games in 2014. Giroud is 8.50 to net first.