• Arsenal are unbeaten in the last 12 matches in all competitions against Cardiff City, winning seven and drawing five.
  • Cardiff are unbeaten in three league trips to Arsenal (W1 D2), though the most recent of these came back in 1962.
  • Arsenal have only scored 16 times in nine Premier League home games this season.
  • Only Everton have conceded as few goals as Arsenal (18) this season in the top-flight.
  • Only 18 different players have started a Premier League game for Cardiff this season, fewer than at any other Premier League club.
  • Arsenal have the best shooting accuracy (54.5%) and Cardiff the worst (35.7%) in the Premier League this season.
  • Cardiff have fashioned more attempts from indirect free-kick moves than any other side this season (20 – almost three times as many as Arsenal (7))
  • Arsenal’s substitutes have provided four assists this season, more than any other team.
  • The Gunners have conceded fewer fouls than any other Premier League team this season (184) but seven clubs have received fewer yellow cards.
  • Of the seven players to have picked up a league-high six yellow cards in the Premier League this season, Mathieu Flamini has committed the fewest fouls (13).