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Statistical Analysis Of Arsenal’s Defeat Against Spurs

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Arsenal lost out to North London rivals Spurs 2-0 at the Emirates. Meanwhile, Chelsea managed a narrow 1-0 home win over visiting AFC Bournemouth side but it was not be for Arsenal that had a poor run against their visitors.

This result sees Spurs head to the last four of the Carabao Cup as the Gunners crash out despite playing in front of their home fans.

Goals from Dele Alli and Heung-Min Son condemned Arsenal to consecutive defeats as Unai Emery’s side seeks redemption at the weekend against Burnley.

Arsenal host Burnley at the Emirates this weekend during the 18th round of Premier League games. Although, the hosts are on the front foot in the fixture but, given their current run, all is uncertain for the Gunners.

On this note, we evaluate the statistics and match features with regards to the North London duel between both between Arsenal and Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs.

Full Statistics Of Arsenal Vs Spurs

Shots On Target

2 (Arsenal)                                                                   (Tottenham Hotspurs) 4

Arsenal merely undone by Tottenham, who had 4 shots on target compared to Arsenal 2.

This reflected on the score line as Spurs scored in the 20th minute and 59th minute to seal Arsenal’s exit from the Carabao Cup.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan should have done better as he shot straight at the Spurs goalkeeper early in the first half.

Shot Off Target

9 (Arsenal)                                                                  (Tottenham Hotspurs) 6

The statistics here shows why Arsenal lost the match while Spurs deserved the victory in the course of the match.

Arsenal were wasteful and this led to their inability to find the net despite the plethora’s attacking talents they have got in the trio of Alex Iwobi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to no avail.

This gave Spurs the advantage to nick the win away at the Emirates.

Possession

53 (Arsenal)                                                                 (Tottenham Hotspurs) 47

Arsenal as usual has a higher share of the possession but could not convert it to a goal unlike the Spurs. It’s no surprise as the Gunners amassed 53% of the ball coupled with the home support they had.

The midfield combo of Matteo Guendouzi, Lucas Torreira and Aaron Ramsey dominated the play but a little bit of inaccuracy let Arsenal down on the night against Pochettino’s men.

Corners

7 (Arsenal)                                                                   (Tottenham Hotspurs) 3

Arsenal mounted increased pressure on Mauricio Pochettino’s side as they sought for a break during the game. This yielded corner-kicks rather than goals as Arsenal had 7 corner-kicks compared to Spurs’ 3 corners.

This win was a result of the visitor’s accuracy and precise attacking incision down the Arsenal area.

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Obiweluozo Martins
A professional sportswriter who combs around the world for football matches. I follow the major leagues in Europe and of course the Champions League. I'm also a lover of International football as well as watching the beautiful game from all around the world with an eye on the youth game.

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