• Arsenal have failed to score in just one of their last 29 Barclays Premier League meetings with Tottenham.
  • Spurs have not kept four clean sheets in a row in the Barclays Premier League since January 2010.
  • There has been a Tottenham player sent off on each of their last two Premier League visits to The Emirates.
  • Tottenham have failed to hold on to a lead on each of their last two trips across North London, losing 5-2 on both occasions.
  • 13 of the last 14 league matches between Tottenham and Arsenal have gone over 2.5 goals.
  • There have been 124 goals scored in Premier League meetings between Tottenham and Arsenal; more than any other fixture.
  • Olivier Giroud has scored in both of Arsenal's league games so far this season and has bagged three goals in his last four Premier League appearances at the Emirates.
  • All 13 of Giroud's Premier League goals have come in London, 11 at The Emirates, one at West Ham and one at Fulham.
  • Gareth Bale has scored more goals against Arsenal in the Premier League than any other opposition, five in 10 appearances.
  • The Welshman scored in both meetings between the teams last season.
  • Jermain Defoe has scored twice in 18 Premier League appearances against Arsenal. Only against Liverpool (two in 19) does Defoe have a worse record (10+ appearances).
  • Lukas Podolski has played a hand in eight goals (scoring five and assisting three) in his last seven Premier League starts for Arsenal.
  • Only Eden Hazard (10) has created more chances in the Premier League this season than Nacer Chadli (9).