Arsenal 2-0 Cardiff City: Five interesting stats

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Arsenal left it late but notched up another win to go top of the table.

Here are five interesting stats from the game...

1) Arsenal recorded 28 shots on goal but just six on target. They weren't the only wasteful ones, Cardiff managed just two of eight attempts on target.

2) Theo Walcott had eight shots on target himself, with two on target - the same as the Cardiff team, except he managed a goal.

3) Jack Wilshere created five goalscoring opportunities but this was eclipsed by Walcott who provided six for his teammates.

4) Mikel Arteta touched the ball 102 times; meanwhile the most involved Cardiff midfielder Kim Bo-Kyung recorded 45.

5) Jack Wilshere completed seven dribbles, more than the entire Cardiff team combined (4).

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