' @Alex_OxChambo became the fourth Arsenal player to have scored for both club & country at the new Wembley when he netted yesterday. 7 hours ago

37.8% - Ángel Di María beat his opponent with just 37.8% of dribbles in the PL last season, below the league average of 49.1%. Predictable. 7 hours ago

1 - N'Golo Kanté both attempted (178) and won possession with (146) the most tackles in Ligue 1 in 2014/15. Solid. (via @OptaJean) 9 hours ago

21 - Roberto Soldado has scored one goal for every 21 shots attempted in the Premier League (excl. penalties) since joining Spurs. Return. 13 hours ago

5 - Chelsea have lost five of their last six Community Shield matches. Blue. 2 Aug

14 - Arsene Wenger has finally beaten Jose Mourinho at the 14th time of asking (W1 D6 L7). Special. 2 Aug

2 - Theo Walcott has only made 2 passes in the 1st half against Chelsea, one of them providing the assist for Arsenal's goal. Efficient. 2 Aug

3 - The last three meetings between Arsenal and Chelsea at a neutral venue have all ended in 2-1 wins for the Blues. Pattern. 2 Aug

506 - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's goal was Arsenal's first against Chelsea in 506 minutes of action. Relief. 2 Aug

0 - Arsenal have not scored a goal against a Jose Mourinho Chelsea side since 2007 (Gilberto Silva 06/05/07). Drought. 2 Aug

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