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3624 - Luton Town have played 3,624 games in the @football_league and next season will play 46 more. Return. 12 hours ago

14 - Olivier Giroud is the first Frenchman to score 14+ goals in a PL season since Nicolas Anelka scored 19 in 2008-09. Délicieux. 12 hours ago

4 - Tonight is just the 4th time that Lukas Podolski has completed 90 minutes in a league game for Arsenal (49th PL app in total). Deserved. 13 hours ago

4 - Lukas Podolski has now scored four times in his his last three Premier League appearances against West Ham United. Wallop. 13 hours ago

20 - Olivier Giroud has now scored 20 goals in all competitions this season for Arsenal. Hit. 13 hours ago

3 - Lukas Podolski has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances against West Ham United. Regular. 14 hours ago

5 - Arsenal have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last five league matches. Leaky. 14 hours ago

29y 188d - This is Arsenal's oldest starting XI in the @premierleague since May 2003 (30y 18d v Leeds United). Experience. 14 hours ago

4 - Only Sunderland (eight games) are currently on a longer winless run in the Premier League than Arsenal (four matches; D2 L2). Struggles. 15 hours ago

19 - Olivier Giroud has scored 19 goals in all competitions this season for Arsenal; but just one in his last seven appearances. Hurdle. 15 hours ago

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