Top five stats from Arsenal's emphatic 4-1 weekend victory over Liverpool

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We bring you the best Opta stats from Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Liverpool.

Arsenal moved nine points clear of their top four rivals Liverpool on Saturday afternoon with a 4-1 win at home in the Premier League.

Here are the top five statistics from the weekend encounter:

9 - Following this victory, the Gunners have won their last nine league games at the Emirates. The last time they were on a longer run was in November 2005 (13).

10 - Olivier Giroud has scored 10 goals in his last 10 matches for Arsenal in all competitions. He is the first player to score in six consecutive Premier League appearances for Arsenal since Emmanuel Adebayor in 2008.

3 - Liverpool were three goals down at half-time for the first time since February 1994 versus Southampton (they were 0-3 down at half-time, before losing 2-4).

31 - Following his goal and assist at the Emirates on Saturday, Alexis Sanchez has now had a hand in 31 goals in all competitions for Arsenal this season (20 goals, 11 assists) – nine more than anyone else.

5 - Aaron Ramsey, who assisted Bellerin and Sanchez, has been involved in five goals (two goals and three assists) in his last four games for Arsenal.

Bonus: Hector Bellerin (2) has scored more Premier League goals than Mario Balotelli (1) this season.

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