10 Stats from Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur’s season so far

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur started the season amid hype and expectations, as the North London clubs are aiming to finish in the top four of the Premier League.

The Gunners won the FA Cup last season and ended the campaign strongly under manager Mikel Arteta.

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho was delighted to guide Spurs to the Europa League.

At the moment, things are going well for Tottenham, but bad for their bitter North London rivals Arsenal.

Spurs are second in the Premier League table at the moment with 17 points from eight matches, a point behind leaders Leicester City.

As for Arsenal, the Gunners are as low as 11th in the standings with 12 points from eight matches.

In the Europa League, though, Arsenal have picked up nine points from three matches in Group B, while Spurs are at the top of Group J with six points from three games.

With club football taking a break now due to international matches, here are 10 interesting stats from Arsenal and Tottenham’s season so far.

  • Arsenal have scored just nine goals and conceded 10 goals in eight Premier League games.
    Tottenham Hotspur have scored 19 goals and conceded nine goals in eight Premier League matches.
    Arsenal have scored seven goals from open play in the Premier League.
    Tottenham Hotspur have scored 14 goals from open play in the Premier League.
    Arsenal have spent 24% of their time on average in the opposition third.
    Tottenham have spent 25% of their time on average in the opposition third.
    Most of Arsenal’s attacks have come down their left (42%).
    Most of Tottenham’s attacks have come down their left (38%).
    Harry Kane scored seven goals and provided eight assists in the Premier League and has created 10 chances.
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored two goals and provided one assist in eight Premier League matches for Arsenal.

*All stats are from BBC and WhoScored.

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