Danny Welbeck ends six-game drought in Arsenal win

Danny Welbeck

Arsenal overcame a lacklustre West Brom side 1-0 at The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Danny Welbeck's powerful second half header secured a 1-0 victory for Arsenal against West Bromwich Albion, maintaining the North London outfit's challenge for a top four finish.

Here are the top five statistics from Saturday's encounter:

1) Danny Welbeck ended a goalless run of six matches for Arsenal, scoring with his second shot against West Brom. He managed two shots in total, both of which were on target, while fashioning a match-best four key passes. 

  PositionGoalsTotal ShotsShot Accuracy (%)
Danny Welbeck FW 1 2 100%

2) Arsenal averaged a 52% share of the total possession. The Gunners side recorded 512 passes, while Hull managed 465.

  Possession (%)Total Passes
Arsenal 52 512
West Brom 47 465

3) Santi Cazorla recorded more touches of the ball (89) than any other player in this match, while he also played the most passes (70), completing an impressive 94.3% of his attempts to find a team-mate. 

  PositionTotal PassesPass Accuracy (%)Touches
Santiago Cazorla MF 70 94% 95

4) It took West Brom 77 minutes to register their first shot on target in this match. At full-time the Baggies had recorded nine attempts, compared to Arsenal's 17.

  Total ShotsShot Accuracy (%)Conversion Rate (%)
Arsenal 17 29% 6%
West Brom 9 11% 0%

5) Aaron Ramsey found success in more contests than any other player, recovering possession on nine individual occasions. The Welshman won two tackles, two interceptions and blocked one opposition shot at goal.

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