Arsenal 1-0 Stoke Highlights
Substitute Lukas Podolski’s deflected free-kick earned Arsenal victory and left battling Stoke City deflated at Emirates Stadium.
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Venue: Emirates Stadium
Date: Saturday, 2 February, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Arsenal have won their last 10 home games against Stoke in all competitions.
The Potters’ last win away to the Gunners was a 1-0 victory at Highbury on 29 August 1981.
Opta statistics show that Arsenal have made more errors leading directly to a goal than any other team in the Premier League this season (13).
There have been 50 Premier League goals scored at the Emirates Stadium this season – more than at any other ground.
If games began in the second half, Arsenal would be second in the table with 46 points, two points behind Manchester City.
Stoke have taken 30 points from their opening 24 Premier League matches – exactly the same tally they managed in the previous three seasons. The only Premier League season in which they didn’t have 30 points after 24 games was in 2008-09, when they had 24 points.
The Potters have been involved in a Premier League-high five goalless draws this season.
They have conceded 15 goals in their last five league games, compared to just 14 in their other 19 top-flight matches this season.