8 - Only Burnley (10) have conceded more headed goals in the @premierleague than Arsenal. Short. 24 minutes ago

Opta's Weekend in Numbers: Liverpool's shooting woes continue - via @OptaJoe @oilysailor bit.ly/1x2vrKb http://t.co/U9d1qU1Rgz 55 minutes ago

21 - Liverpool have scored just 21 PL goals this season, exactly half the number they managed at this stage last season (42). Toothless. 1 hours ago

3 - Antoine Griezmann is the first French player to score a hat-trick in La Liga since Thierry Henry against Valencia in 2008. Rooster. 14 hours ago

2 - Costel Pantilimon has only lost two of the the 15 Premier League games he's played (one each for Sunderland & Man City). Giant. 15 hours ago

36.5% - Arsenal's possession figure vs Liverpool today was lower than they've recorded in any other PL game between Aug 2003 and now. Chase. 18 hours ago

22 - Liverpool have 22 points from 17 games this season. No PL team has ever finished higher than 6th with that record at this stage. Europa 19 hours ago

27 - Arsenal today faced more shots than they have in any other Premier League game (Aug 2003-present). Bombarded. 19 hours ago

Arsenal's last 6 shots on target have all found the net: 4 v Newcastle 2 v Liverpool 19 hours ago

2 - Arsenal have scored with both of their shots on target so far vs Liverpool. Perfection. 19 hours ago

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