Arsenal v Norwich City – MATCH STATS, PREVIEW
Arsenal have won eight of their last 12 league home games against the Canaries (W8 D3 L1).
Just one of the last 14 league meetings between these two clubs has ended in a Norwich City win. They have lost seven and drawn six against the Gunners in this period.
Mesut Ozil has now gone eight successive Premier League appearances without an assist, despite having a league-high 18 in total this season.
Ozil has created a league-high 137 goalscoring chances for team-mates this season in the top-flight, more than any other player in a single Premier League campaign since 2003/04.
Olivier Giroud has now gone 14 Premier League games without scoring, his longest goal-drought in the competition.
Arsenal have failed to win seven Premier League games that they have led in at some point this season (D5 L2); their highest tally since 2004-05 (also seven games).
No team in the Premier League has a lower scoring top scorer than Norwich City this season – Redmond and Mbokani (five goals).
Arsenal have made the most touches in the opposition box this season (1158), while opponents Norwich City have made the fewest (569).
Of players to have had 10+ clear cut chances in the Premier League this season, Norwich striker Cameron Jerome has the worst conversion rate of these chances (2/12 – 16.7%).
The pressure is on both Alex Neil and Arsene Wenger as the season draws to a close, with Wenger putting up a defence of his time as manager.
Arsene Wenger will endure two fan protests against Norwich City as pressure builds on the Arsenal manager.
Placards will be raised on the 12th and 78th minutes, symbolising the 12 years without a Premier League title for the club.
Arsenal are now out of the race for the title, and are in a fight with Manchester City and United for the remaining Champions League places behind Spurs and Leicester City.
Norwich need points as they chase survival, having been pulled into a three-horse race with Sunderland and Newcastle.