Arsenal v Aston Villa – MATCH FACTS
Arsenal have averaged 1.5 goals per game scored at home this season in the Barclays Premier League, their lowest return since 1994-95 (1.3).
Aston Villa have lost nine of their last 11 meetings with the Gunners in all competitions (W1 D1).
Arsenal have scored 14 goals without reply in the last four meetings in all competitions with Aston Villa.
Only against Man Utd (87) and Liverpool (82) have Aston Villa conceded more goals in the Premier League than they have against Arsenal (81).
Olivier Giroud has scored in each of his last five appearances against Aston Villa in all competitions.
The Villans have won none of their last 17 Premier League away games, losing 14 in that run. Their only win this season on the road so far was on the opening day against Bournemouth. o Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 10 games on the final day of the season (W8 D2). The last team to beat them on the final day of a Premier League season was Birmingham City in 2005.
Aston Villa have scored just seven goals in their last 14 Premier League road trips. o Arsenal have now secured a top four finish for 20 consecutive top-flight seasons. Only Man Utd (22) in 2012/13 have managed more.
Petr Cech has conceded more goals from outside the box than any other goalkeeper this season