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Statistical Review: Arsenal

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With a significant part of the season played the Premier League are going into the business end of the current campaign and it’s only right to review the teams before they go in for one final bout of the Premier League 2020/21 season. In this series of articles, we’ll look at various teams and their squad members through data analysis.

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Team Stats:

Arsenal are currently 10th in the Premier League table and are set for missing out on European qualification through the Premier League table. Arsenal currently have 34 points but their xpoints amount to 35.73 points which would have put them in the 9th spot in the xpoints Premier League table which showcases that their league position is probably the right indication of their performances this year.

Playing Time:

Bernd Leno has played the most minutes for the Gunners in the Premier League with a total of 2051 minutes for the German goalkeeper. While Hector Bellerin tops the list for most minutes for outfield players for Arsenal with 1820 minutes closely followed by the Arsenal No.7 Bukayo Saka who has registered 1771 Premier League minutes this season.

Creativity:

Emile Smith Row leads the way for the Gunners in terms of creativity after taking the charge of creativity from Mesut Ozil this season. The young Englishman has registered 1.59 key passes per 90 with an xA of 0.23 per 90, however, he has tremendously overperformed on his xA with his Assist tally per 90 accounting to 0.45.

Goal scoring:

Once again it’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who leads the way for Arsenal in the goal-scoring department with 8 goals to his name while he’s accompanied at the top by his close friend Alexandre Lacazette who has the same amount of goals.

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