Match Preview: Arsenal vs Aston Villa
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|Time first goal scored||37 mins||39 mins|
|Time first goal conceded||36 mins||35 mins|
Arsenal to win:
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Aston Villa to win:
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Arsenal 3 Aston Villa 0
Paddypower = 7/1
Bet365 = 8/1
Skybet = 15/2
William Hill = 7/1
Arsenal have won six league games in a row for the first time since March 2010. They haven’t won seven on the bounce since October 2007.
The Gunners have Robin van Persie who has scored 44 goals in his last 46 Premier League appearances, topping the Premier Leagues golden boot competition so far.
The two sides have already met at the Emirates in the FA Cup this season, with the Gunners coming from two down at half-time to win 3-2.
Arsenal have won three penalties in the two games against Villa this season, all converted by Robin van Persie.
Villa have conceded a higher percentage of goals from set pieces in the Premier League (46%).
Laurent Koscielny has made more last-man saving tackles than any other player in the Premier League this season.
More Match Facts
Aston Villa have earned eight points in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium, more than any other away team.
Villa have won two and lost just one of their five Premier League visits to the Emirates after going 12 without a win at Highbury and losing the last eight in a row.
Since defeat against Arsenal just before Christmas, Villa have lost just three of their 11 Premier League games (W3 D5 L3).
Stats from opta/Uk Eurosport