Mesut Ozil back to his best against Villa | Stats Analysis

Mesut Ozil back to his best against Villa | Stats Analysis

After an abysmal performance in midweek vs Borussia Dortmund and not achieving a league win since the opening day, Arsenal needed a win against an in form Aston Villa in the worst way.  The Gunners put in their most convincing performance of the season with a very comfortable 3-0 win.  This match had probably the craziest three minutes and twelve second period of the season with Arsenal killing the game off with three goals in just under three minutes. After …
Arsenal's Start To The Season | The Stats So Far

Arsenal's Start To The Season | The Stats So Far

After a turbulent summer, Arsenal sit top of the league with 16 points from 7 games.  Although it is still early doors for the season, Arsenal sit top of the table for the first time in a few years and have been in great form this season.  Even with that awful result against Aston Villa on the opening day, Arsenal are off to their best start, after seven games, since 2007-2008.  In this article, I will analyse the teams defence, …
Ramsey shines as Özil makes a bright debut | Stats Analysis

Ramsey shines as Özil makes a bright debut | Stats Analysis

Arsenal powered their way to the top of the league (momentarily) with a clinical performance away from home against Sunderland. An early goal by this season's leading goal scorer Olivier Giroud, from an assist provided by new signing *wait for it* Mesut Özil, laid the foundation of The Gunners' victory. A brace by Welshman Aaron Ramsey (who is the joint highest goal scorer in all competitions for Arsenal this season with 5 goals) sealed what was a well-deserved victory for …
Mesut Özil Compared To The Most Creative Players Last Season

Mesut Özil Compared To The Most Creative Players Last Season

Arsenal fans had to wait until deadline day for Arsene Wenger to finally splash the cash, but it was a worthwhile wait when the club announced a reported £42.4 million deal for Germany and Real Madrid star Mesut Özil. The German international made 32 appearances in La Liga for Real Madrid last season, scoring 9 goals and bagging an impressive 13 assists, but how does he compare to the most creative players in the Premier League last season? We take a look a …