Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal Highlights
Chelsea held off London rivals Arsenal to claim their first home win of 2013 at the fourth attempt.
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Venue: Stamford Bridge
Date: Sunday, 20 January, 2013
Kick off: 13:30 GMT
Chelsea have lost as many home games as they have won against Arsenal in the Premier League (W7, D6, L7).
The Gunners won 5-3 on their last visit to Stamford Bridge in October 2011, with Robin van Persie scoring twice in the last five minutes to complete a hat-trick.
However, Chelsea have lost only four of their last 22 meetings with Arsenal in all competitions (W12, D6, L4).
Chelsea have won five and lost only one of their last seven league fixtures, scoring 20 goals.
Chelsea have only won one of their six domestic games under Rafa Benitez at Stamford Bridge, while they have won their last six away matches under him.
They have kept an unsurpassed nine clean sheets in the Premier League.
Frank Lampard has scored seven goals in his last nine Premier League starts. He is now the second highest goalscorer in the club’s history with 194 goals – eight behind Bobby Tambling.
Arsenal have fewer points after 21 matches than in any other season since Arsene Wenger took charge in 1996.
They are unbeaten in their last five Premier League away matches and have only conceded nine away goals all season – the equal-fewest in the division with Swansea.
Wenger’s side have conceded the highest proportion (58%) of first-half goals in the top flight this season, according to Opta.
The Gunners have yet to lose a game in which they took the lead, winning seven and drawing two.
Theo Walcott has already scored a career-high 14 goals for the season in all competitions. Eight of those goals have come in the league – one shy of his best-ever tally in 2010-11.
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