Arsenal reach landmark for first time ever; Premier League best in key attacking area

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We bring you the best Opta stats from Arsenal's emphatic 3-0 victory over West Ham.

A first-half strike from Olivier Giroud, followed by goals from Aaron Ramsey and Mathieu Flamini secured Arsenal a 3-0 victory from their home clash with West Ham United on Saturday afternoon. 

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

29 - Arsenal have found the back of the net in their last 29 competitive home games in all competitions. The last visiting team to keep a clean sheet at the Emirates were Bayern Munich in last season's Champions League (February 2014).

15 - The Gunners have the highest number of different goal-scorers in the Premier League this season (15).

1 - Arsenal have won eight consecutive home league games for the first time ever at the Emirates and the first time overall since November 2005 (13).

5 - After scoring the opening goal on Saturday, Olivier Giroud has now bagged five goals in his last five Premier League appearances against West Ham. The Frenchman has six goals and three assists in his last eight league fixtures for the Gunners.

6 - West Ham's Alex Song made more successful dribbles than any other player on the pitch (6). Arsenal's top dribbler was Calum Chambers, with three.

  TeamSuccessful Take OnsTake On Completion Rate %
Alexandre Song West Ham 6 100
Calum Chambers Arsenal 3 75
Cheikhou Kouyaté West Ham 3 100
Mark Noble West Ham 2 40
Diafra Sakho West Ham 2 50

Bonus: Mathieu Flamini’s goal was the fourth fastest by a sub in the Premier League this season (56 seconds).

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