#StatAttack: Decoding Arsenal's worst winless run in Premier League
A defeat against Brighton in gameweek 15 of the Premier League has seen Arsenal enduring their worst winless run since 1977. Arsenal are currently rocked at 10th place in the table and have 19 points. On Thursday, the Gunners were beaten 2-1 by Brighton, as they ended a six-match winless run away from home in the EPL. Here we decode Arsenal's season in numbers.
The numbers: Arsenal have won just four games so far
Arsenal have won four, drawn seven and lost four matches so far in the EPL 2019-20 season. They have a goal difference of -2 at the moment. The Gunners have scored 21 goals, which is the eighth-joint highest in the league alongside Burnley and Wolves. Meanwhile, the club has shipped in 23 goals and are tied with rivals Tottenham in this aspect.
Arsenal on their worst winless run since 1977
Arsenal haven't won a single Premier League game since their 1-0 win against Bournemouth on October 6. That's a run of seven games up till now. In this phase, Arsenal have lost thrice and drawn four matches. They are also winless in nine games across all competitions at the moment. The club is on its worst winless run since 1977.
Arsenal have faced 52 shots on target at home
Arsenal have faced 52 shots on target in Premier League home games this season. When you look back, during their invincible season in 2003-04, they allowed just 48 opposition shots on target at home. Arsenal have registered just two clean sheets so far in 15 EPL games. They are tied with Manchester United, Liverpool, Norwich and Southampton. Tottenham are placed bottom (1).
All the key statistics on offer
Arsenal have made the seventh-highest passes this season (7,361). They have made the fifth-highest crosses (329). In terms of shots at the opposition, Arsenal are eighth (180). They have hit the woodwork just four times so far. The side has scored 19 goals from inside the box and twice from the outside. They have made 259 tackles and 69 blocks.
Aubameyang and Lacazette the goal-scoring threats for Arsenal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been their highest goal-scorer in the EPL this season (10). He is placed third at the moment. Meanwhile, Alexandre Lacazette (5) is second in terms of goals scored. On Thursday, Lacazette scored his 25th out of 32 Premier League goals at the Emirates. Arsenal, who sacked Unai Emery recently, saw interim manager Freddie Ljungberg lose his first home match in charge.