Southampton 1-1 Arsenal Highlights
Southampton climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone after securing a draw with Arsenal but were unfortunate not to pick up all three points.
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Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Date: Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Kick off: 17:30 GMT.
1-0 Ramirez 35′
1-1 Do Prado(Own goal) 41′
Southampton have only won two of their last 10 home matches against Arsenal in the Premier League (W2, D3, L5).
The Gunners won 6-1 in this season’s reverse fixture and are vying to beat Southampton home and away in the same Premier League campaign for the sixth time.
They have only won one of their last five matches, averaging a point per game during that spell.
Southampton have only taken two points from nine games against top-half opposition.
The Saints have kept just two clean sheets this season and conceded more goals (37) than any side other than Aston Villa.
Rickie Lambert is the joint-second highest scoring Englishman in the Premier League this season with eight goals. Only Jermain Defoe (10) has more.
Arsenal have won a record six Premier League matches on New Year’s Day, including their last four. Their only defeat on 1 January was at Charlton in 2001.
They are unbeaten when scoring first in the league this season, winning seven games and drawing two.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made 44 first-team appearance for Southampton between 2010 and 2011, while Theo Walcott remains the youngest player to play for the Saints, aged 16 years and 13 days. He scored five goals in only 13 starts to earn a move to Arsenal for a revised £9.1m in January 2006.
Lukas Podolski has scored (four) or set-up (four) eight goals in his last eight Premier League appearances.