Here are the top five statistics from Sunday's encounter:
7 - Arsenal's Santi Cazorla completed more key passes today (7) than any other Premier League player. The Spaniard also furthered his side's cause with a successful spot-kick. This means, after failing to score in his first 13 league games this season, he now has 4 goals in his last 5 matches.
|Match||Key Passes||Minutes Played|
|Santiago Cazorla||West Ham vs Arsenal||7||90|
|Joey Barton||QPR vs C. Palace||5||90|
|Ahmed Elmohamady||Hull City vs Leicester||5||90|
|Jesús Navas||Man City vs Burnley||5||90|
|Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain||West Ham vs Arsenal||5||89|
65 - West Ham completed more passes today (293) than Arsenal (209). The Gunners' pass completion versus the Hammers was their second lowest figure Opta have ever recorded for the club (65% vs Watford in Dec 2006), while being the lowest recorded by any Premier League side this weekend.
|Total Passes||Pass Accuracy (%)|
5 - Arsenal have now gone five Premier League games without keeping a clean sheet. The club have conceded eight goals during this period, while recording three victories, one draw and one defeat.
3 - Prior to kick-off, Andy Carroll had won almost twice as many aerial duels, per match, as any other player. Nonetheless, Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny won 3 of the 4 aerial duels that he contested with the England international.
|Team||Aerial Won||Aerial Success (%)|
|Andy Carroll||West Ham||10||53|
|James Tomkins||West Ham||8||80|
|Winston Reid||West Ham||6||75|
57 - Under the cosh for much of the match, Arsenal gave an inspired defensive performance. In total, Arsene Wengers' side made 57 clearances, 24 successful tackles, 23 successful aerial duels, 20 interceptions and 15 blocks.
|Clearances||Tackles Won||Aerial Duels||Interceptions|
|Premier League Average||36.61||15.33||20||16|