Arsenal v Newcastle preview: Key facts and stats
Arsenal v Newcastle preview: Key facts and stats

Arsenal v Newcastle preview: Key facts and stats

Arsenal will welcome Newcastle for a Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening, their first match after the two-week winter break.

The Gunners have drawn their last four matches, with their only win in the last five being the 2-0 win over Manchester United on New Years' Day. 

Mikel Arteta will welcome a number of first-team players who've been out due to injuries, and Pablo Mari, one of the January signings is expected to make his debut. 

Ahead of the match, here are some facts about the fixture. 


  • 25 of Alexandre Lacazette's 32 Premier League goals have been scored in home games, including each of his last eight
  • Arsenal have won 13 of their last 14 Premier League games against Newcastle United
  • The Gunners have not lost a home league match in February since 2006 when West Ham won at Highbury


  • Newcastle United have lost each of their last seven Premier League away games against Arsenal #
  • The last time they won at Emirates was in 2010 November, a 1-0 victory
  • The Magpies are averaging 9.9 shots per game in the Premier League this season, their lowest ever

Head-to-head (All competitions)

Matches played - 183

Arsenal wins - 78

Newcastle wins -  67

Draw - 38

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  • 13, Apr - 9:00pm
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