• Crystal Palace have been beaten in each of their last five Premier League encounters with the Gunners.
  • Arsenal's victories last season in this fixture both came by a 2-1 scoreline, with a goal in the 45th minute both times.
  • Alan Pardew has won 11/19 Premier League matches in charge of Crystal Palace so far – no Eagles' manager has won more in a single spell at the club in the Premier League.
  • No player has more Premier League assists in 2015 than Santi Cazorla (8).
  • Mesut Ozil has averaged 3.5 chances created per game in the Premier League in 2015; a higher ratio than any other player.
  • Yannick Bolasie has hit the woodwork (5) on more occasions than he's scored (4) in the Premier League since the start of 2014-15.
  • Wilfried Zaha embarked on more dribbles than any other player on MD1 of the 2015-16 Premier League season (10).
  • Bakary Sako beat his opponent with more dribbles than any other player in the Championship last season (116).
  • Arsenal have won 16/18 points in their last six Premier League away games (W5 D1).
  • The Gunners won 20 points from 10 Premier League London derbies last season (W6 D2 L2), while Palace won 11 points (W3 D2 L5).