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Head to Head
Premier League (EPL) 23 Dec 2013 Arsenal FC 0 – Chelsea FC 0
Capital One Cup (CCUP) 29 Oct 2013 Arsenal FC 0 – Chelsea FC 2
Premier League (EPL) 20 Jan 2013 Chelsea FC 2 – Arsenal FC 1
Premier League (EPL) 29 Sep 2012 Arsenal FC 1 – Chelsea FC 2
Premier League (EPL) 21 Apr 2012 Arsenal FC 0 – Chelsea FC 0
18 Mar 2014 Chelsea FC 2 – Galatasaray 0 UCL
15 Mar 2014 Aston Villa 1 – Chelsea FC 0 EPL
8 Mar 2014 Chelsea FC 4 – Tottenham 0 EPL
1 Mar 2014 Fulham 1 – Chelsea FC 3 EPL
26 Feb 2014 Galatasaray 1 – Chelsea FC 1 UCL
16 Mar 2014 Tottenham 0 – Arsenal FC 1 EPL
11 Mar 2014 FC Bayern München 1 – Arsenal FC 1 UCL
8 Mar 2014 Arsenal FC 4 – Everton 1 FA
1 Mar 2014 Stoke City 1 – Arsenal FC 0 EPL
22 Feb 2014 Arsenal FC 4 – Sunderland 1 EPL
Legend: This will be Arsene Wenger’s 1000th competitive match as coach of Arsenal – his record in so far is W579 D223 L197.
Deja Vu: The 1,000th game will take place at Stamford Bridge, against Chelsea, the same venue as Wenger’s 500th game in charge, back in August 2005. Arsenal lost 1-0 that day.
On a Roll: As well as winning his first game in charge, Wenger went on to win his landmark 100th, 200th, 400th and 800th games as boss. Now into his 18th term in charge, Arsene Wenger is currently presiding over the best season in the Club’s history in terms of win percentage.
Winning mentaility: The Gunners have won 30 of the 45 games so far in 2013/14 – for a 66.7 per cent win rate – better than each of the previous 109 seasons since Arsenal became a league side in 1893.
Free-flowing Attack: The Gunners have scored 1,845 goals at an average of 1.8 per game, and conceded 961. Wenger’s overall goal difference is +884.
Trophies Galore: His 999 games include 11 trophy-clinching matches (four FA Cups, three league titles and four Charity/Community Shields). He won silverware in games 87, 90, 91, 145, 320, 321, 323, 381, 436, 441, and 497 of his reign.
Hoodoo: Jose Mourinho has never lost against Arsene Wenger as an opposition manager (W5 D5 L0).
Up for it: Arsenal have won away at Stamford Bridge more often than any other visiting side in the Barclays Premier League (7).
Comeback Kings: The last five Premier League wins Arsenal have enjoyed at Stamford Bridge have all seen the Gunners come from behind to win.
Breaking the Duck: Arsenal have failed to score in the two games against Chelsea this season (0-0 in the Premier League and 0-2 in the Capital One Cup, both at the Emirates Stadium).
Underdogs: Arsenal have won none of their last 11 Premier League meetings against Chelsea, Man Utd or Man City (W0 D5 L6).
Fighters: Chelsea have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the Premier League this season (14).
Mou effect: This is Chelsea’s lowest points haul after 30 games of a Premier League campaign with Jose Mourinho at the helm (66), but their fifth best in Premier League history.
Solid: Chelsea have the best home record in the top flight with 41 points and are the only team not to suffer a home defeat in the Premier League this season.
Travelers: Arsenal have the best away record with 29 points on the road, which is level with Spurs, but they have a better goal difference of +6.
Chelsea 1 – 2 Arsenal
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Note: Stats from Opta