• There have been six red cards in the last seven Barclays Premier League meetings between Man City (4) and Arsenal (2). Five of those have come in the last three meetings at the Emirates.
  • Manchester City scored six goals from just seven shots on target when they beat Arsenal 6-3 at the Etihad Stadium last December.
  • There have been just four goals scored in the last five meetings in all competitions between Arsenal and Man City at the Emirates Stadium.
  • Victory at the Emirates last season ended a run of 27 league games without a win for Man City away against Arsenal (D8 L19).
  • Arsenal have won just three of their last nine Premier League games (W3 D3 L3), this after a run of five successive victories beforehand.
  • Man City have converted the highest percentage of shots into goals of any team in the Premier League (20%).
  • Olivier Giroud has scored five goals in his last three games at the Emirates in all competitions.
  • Manchester City have kept five consecutive clean sheets in the top-flight for the first time since 1915 and they have never kept six in a row in the top flight.
  • Yaya Toure has scored 12 goals in his last 15 Premier League games.
  • Edin Dzeko has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League starts for Manchester City.