January 20, 2013
That this game even went ahead was a minor miracle, but it did and here are the statistics from it.
– Before being substituted, Oscar completed 91% of his passes.
– Juan Mata scored with his only shot of the game.
– Theo Walcott had four attempts, hit the target with half of them, and scored with one.
– Francis Coquelin and Thomas Vermaelen both recorded a game-high 6 interceptions.
– Vermaelen also led his side in defensive clearances (11).
– Jack Wilshere attempted eleven crosses, only one of which was accurate.
– Juan Mata made more passes than any other player (61), whilst Santiago Cazorla was the highest Arsenal player with 49.
– Abou Diaby and Oscar were both dispossessed a game-high five times.
– Theo Walcott was caught offside more times than anyone else (3).
– 44% of Arsenal’s attacking play went down their right-hand side.
– 50% of Chelsea’s attempts on goal came from outside the area.
– The number passes played be each time was almost identical, 452/448 in Chelsea’s favour.
– Ramires made more tackles than any other player on the pitch (9).
– Theo Walcott completed the most dribbles with the ball (4).