Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace Highlights
Arsenal went top of the Premier League by beating a dogged Crystal Palace side at Emirates Stadium.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored for the first time this season when he calmly finished past Julian Speroni after intelligent play from Santi Cazorla.
Palace could have had an equaliser but Cameron Jerome’s diving header was excellently saved by Wojciech Szczesny.
Oxlade-Chamberlain then grabbed his second goal of the match after he combined with team-mate Olivier Giroud.
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Venue: Emirates Stadium
Date: Sunday, 2 February
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Arsenal are looking to complete a first league double over the Eagles since the inaugural Premier League season of 1992-93.
Palace’s only league win in 14 trips to Arsenal (D6, L7) came 20 years ago, John Salako scoring twice in a 2-1 victory in October 1994.
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 10 games in all competitions at the Emirates, including seven in the Premier League. The last side to beat them were Chelsea in the League Cup at the end of October.
Arsene Wenger’s side have not conceded a goal at the Emirates in 456 minutes in all competitions since Gerard Deulofeu’s equaliser for Everton in a 1-1 draw on 8 December.
The six league goals conceded by Arsenal at home this season is the lowest in the Premier League. Half of that tally came in the Gunners’ 3-1 opening day defeat by Aston Villa.
No player has scored the first goal of a Premier League match on more occasions this season than Olivier Giroud (six).
The Gunners have failed to score a first-half goal in six of their last seven league matches. Their 2-1 win at Aston Villa was the exception.
Crystal Palace have taken 16 points from a possible 33 since Tony Pulis took charge at the end of November (W5, D1, L5).
Palace have lost four of their last five away matches, and not scored in three of them. Their sole victory during this period came at Aston Villa on Boxing Day.
Crystal Palace have scored just five away goals in this season’s Premier League, fewer than any other team.
The Eagles have failed to score in 11 league games, and scored more than once on only two occasions this campaign.
Jason Puncheon has scored the last three goals for the Eagles.