• Only against Manchester United (17) have Fulham lost more Barclays Premier League games than versus Arsenal (16).
  • Arsenal won the most points from Barclays Premier League London derbies in 2012-13 (19).
  • Fulham have won just three of their previous 24 Premier League games against the Gunners, but all three of these victories have come at Craven Cottage.
  • There have been four red cards given in the last three Premier League meetings between Fulham and Arsenal (two each) at Craven Cottage.
  • The Gunners have been given more red cards in the Premier League since the start of 2012/13 than any other side (6), including Laurent Koscielny's dismissal in the opening game of this term.
  • The Whites attempted just one shot at goal (excluding blocked) in their opening day win over Sunderland, but this shot from Pajtim Kasami decided the game.
  • Darren Bent has scored six goals in his last eight Premier League games against Arsenal.
  • Arsenal have not lost their opening two matches of a Premier League season since 1992/93. In 2012/13, Arsenal did not win in the league until their third game, after drawing the first two 0-0.
  • Fulham have never won their opening two matches of a Premier League season. The last time that they won their first two league games of a season was in 2000/01 in the second tier.
  • Following his goal against Aston Villa, Olivier Giroud has now scored 12 goals in the Premier League for Arsenal. However, just one of these has come away from home.