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130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
29 October, 2017 02:56
WLL WDW WLWW -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

October 1, 2017 -- Round #7, Match #11
Arsenal 2-0 Brighton [Monreal, Iwobi]

October 14, 2017 -- Round #8, Match #12
Watford 2-1 Arsenal [Mertesacker]

October 19, 2017 -- Round #8, Match #13
Red Star Belgrade 0-1 Arsenal [Giroud]

October 22, 2017 -- Round #9, Match #14
Everton 2-5 Arsenal [Monreal, Ozil, Lacazette, Ramsey, Alexis]

October 25, 2017 -- Round #9, Match #15 – League Cup
Arsenal 2-1 Norwich [Nketiah (2)]


October 28, 2017 -- Round #10, Match #16
Arsenal 2-1 Swansea City
[Kolasinac, Ramsey]

We had scored 31 goals out of 16 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 58.06% out of 65% expectation … 18 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 16.13% out of 25% expectation ….. 5 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 25.81% out of 07% expectation ….. 8 out of 09 goals expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.

Our MIDFIELD is awful and I will need to lower the expectation to 25% and boost STRIKER expectation to 65%.
STRIKERS are having a slump and must up their game and score more goals.
DEFENCE is saving our bacon by scoring more than MIDFIELD.
We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
Everton game is an aberration with at least 30+ chances created.
Against Swansea, we are back at our tippy-tappy football best.

Clearly, tabulation below indicated we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we do not start scoring at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game against Bottom-12 teams.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
… 31 goals scored = 1.94 goals per game after playing 16 games overall.
… 31 goals scored = 2.25 goals per game for remaining 44 games to reach 130 goals.
… 31 goals scored = 24% of 130 goals after playing 27% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 2.67 goals per game after playing 3 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 19 goals scored = 1.90 goals per game after playing 10 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Monreal and Iwobi are the 10th and 11th goal scorer respectively.
Mertesacker is the 12th goal scorer.
Mesut Ozil is the 13th goal scorer.
Eddie Nketiah is the 14th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 00 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 03 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 04 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 07 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 08 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 11 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 12 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 14 ... 02 ... 01 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 17 ... 03 ... 01 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 20 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 23 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 28 ... 05 ... 05 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 31 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the goal tally contributed by Alexis.
It inferred he is not committed and just being professional, doing enough not to be criticised for lack of effort like Ozil.
But it is a damning stats that he is not even a Top-5 in the Arsenal goal-scoring chart after 110 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..5 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
04) Giroud.................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Kolasinac................ ..3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
07) Monreal.................. .. 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Nketiah.................. .. 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Alexis...................... .. 2 goals out of 15 goals expectation
10) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
11) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
12) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
13) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation

14) Ozil ........................ .. 1 goals out of 06 goals expectation
15) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Mustafi.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

27 assists out of 29 goals scored.
Brighton: Bellerin shot deflected and Monreal volley home.
Watford: Xhaka corner and Mertesacker powerful header.
Red Star Belgrade: Wilshere pass, ended with Walcott header and Giroud bicycle kick.
Everton: Xhaka shot, Pickford save and Monreal hit home rebounce.
Everton: Alexis cross and Ozil header.
Everton: Ozil cross and Lacazette swept home.
Everton: Wilshere through ball and Ramsey scored.
Everton: Ramsey chest down and Alexis beat 5 players to score.
Norwich: Walcott corner, Coquelin flicked on and Nketiah scored.
Norwich: Elneny corner and Nketiah header.
Swansea: Xhaka accurate lob to Kolasinac who crossed and Ramsey swept home.

SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 27 assists in total


Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 8 – De Gea;
….. 6 – Ederson;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Cech;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 4 – Courtois;
….. 4 – Mignolet;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 1 – Pickford;


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 15 ….. 0 … 15 … … 15 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 13 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 15 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 1 … 0 … 21 ….. 3 … 18 … … 13 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 2 … 0 ….. 9 ….. 1 ….. 8 … … 11 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 7 ….. 4 ….. 3 … ….. 8 … Tiny Totts
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 7 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 5 … 10 …. -5 … ….. 6 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 14 ….. 2 … 12 … … 15 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 0 … 1 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 12 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 0 … 1 … 10 ….. 4 ….. 6 … … 12 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 8 ….. 4 ….. 4 … ….. 8 … Manchester United
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 8 … 15 …. -7 … ….. 5 … Liverpool
….. 1 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 6 ….. 9 …. -3 … ….. 4 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 2 ….. 8 …. -6 … ….. 2 … Everton

Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 10 league games with a 100% away record.
Chelski and Tiny Totts cannot win the title with such an abysmal home record.
Arsenal?
They had lost 3 away games and out of the title race in October; and the worst away performer amongst Top-7 teams.
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 7 ….. 1 ….. 6 … ….. 7 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 2 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 5 … ….. 7 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 2 ….. 2 … ….. 7 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 4 ….. 4 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 6 …. -1 … ….. 4 … Arsenal
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 5 ….. 9 …. -4 … ….. 4 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City and ManU are both unbeaten against Top-7 teams but Man City is pulling away.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Chelski are in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 28 ….. 3 … 25 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 18 ….. 4 … 14 … … 16 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 2 … 0 … 11 ….. 3 ….. 8 … … 14 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 8 ….. 6 … … 12 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 3 … 0 … 12 ….. 7 ….. 5 … … 12 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 3 ….. 1 … ….. 7 … Everton

Man City, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU, Chelski, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Arsenal is out of the title race.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 5th ….. 06 ….. 1 ….. 3 … 19 … 13 ….. 6 … 19 points – Arsenal after Round #10

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 3 losses out of 8 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 6 …. -1 … ….. 4 … Top-7 Result
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Bottom-13 Result

Top-10 Teams after 1st Quarter Round #10:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 9 ….. 1 … 0 … 35 ….. 6 … 29 … … 28 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 2 … 1 … 23 ….. 4 … 19 … … 23 … Manchester United
….. 6 ….. 2 … 2 … 19 ….. 7 … 12 … … 20 … Tiny Totts
….. 6 ….. 1 … 3 … 18 … 10 ….. 8 … … 19 … Chelski
….. 6 ….. 1 … 3 … 19 … 13 ….. 6 … … 19 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 4 … 2 … 17 … 16 ….. 1 … … 16 … Liverpool
….. 4 ….. 3 … 3 … 15 … 18 …. -3 … … 15 … Watford
….. 4 ….. 2 … 3 … 10 ….. 8 ….. 2 … … 14 … Newcastle
….. 3 ….. 4 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … … 13 … Burnley
….. 3 ….. 3 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … … 12 … Southampton



When you go home, tell them of us and say
For their tomorrow, we gave our today.
John Maxwell Edmonds

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
08 November, 2017 05:28
WLL WDW WLWW L -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

November 2, 2017 -- Round #10, Match #17
Arsenal 0-0 Red Star Belgrade []

November 5, 2017 -- Round #11, Match #18
Man City 3-1 Arsenal [Lacazette]


November 18, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #19
Arsenal vs Tiny Totts
[]


November 23, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #20
Koln vs Arsenal
[]


November 25, 2017 -- Round #13, Match #21
Burnley vs Arsenal
[]


November 28, 2017 -- Round #14, Match #22
Arsenal v Huddersfield Town
[]


We had scored 32 goals out of 18 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 59.37% out of 65% expectation … 19 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 15.63% out of 25% expectation ….. 5 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 25.00% out of 07% expectation ….. 8 out of 09 goals expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.
STRIKER : 59.38% goals scored 19 goals
MIDFIELD : 15.63% goals scored 5 goals
DEFENCE : 25.00% goals scored 8 goals

Our MIDFIELD is awful and I will need to lower the expectation to 25% and boost STRIKER expectation to 65%.
STRIKERS are having a slump and must up their game and score more goals.
DEFENCE is saving our bacon by scoring more than MIDFIELD.
We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
Everton game is an aberration with at least 30+ chances created.
Against Swansea, we are back at our tippy-tappy football best.

Clearly, tabulation below indicated we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we do not start scoring at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game against Bottom-12 teams.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
… 32 goals scored = 1.78 goals per game after playing 18 games overall.
… 32 goals scored = 2.33 goals per game for remaining 42 games to reach 130 goals.
… 32 goals scored = 25% of 130 goals after playing 30% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 2.00 goals per game after playing 4 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 20 goals scored = 1.82 goals per game after playing 11 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Monreal and Iwobi are the 10th and 11th goal scorer respectively.
Mertesacker is the 12th goal scorer.
Mesut Ozil is the 13th goal scorer.
Eddie Nketiah is the 14th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 00 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 03 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 04 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 07 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 08 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 11 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 12 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 14 ... 02 ... 01 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 17 ... 03 ... 01 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 20 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 23 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 29 ... 06 ... 06 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 32 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the goal tally contributed by Alexis.
It inferred he is not committed and just being professional, doing enough not to be criticised for lack of effort like Ozil.
But it is a damning stats that he is not even a Top-5 in the Arsenal goal-scoring chart after 110 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..6 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
04) Giroud.................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Kolasinac................ ..3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
07) Monreal.................. .. 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Alexis...................... .. 2 goals out of 15 goals expectation
10) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
11) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
12) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
13) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation

14) Ozil ........................ .. 1 goals out of 06 goals expectation
15) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Mustafi.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

28 assists out of 32 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 28 assists in total


Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 8 – De Gea;
….. 6 – Ederson;
….. 5 – Courtois;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Cech;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 4 – Mignolet;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 1 – Pickford;


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 5 ….. 1 … 0 … 24 ….. 4 … 20 … … 16 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 15 ….. 0 … 15 … … 15 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 13 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 15 … Arsenal
….. 3 ….. 2 … 0 ….. 9 ….. 1 ….. 8 … … 11 … Liverpool
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 8 ….. 4 ….. 4 … … 11 … Tiny Totts
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 6 ….. 3 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 9 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 14 ….. 2 … 12 … … 15 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 0 … 1 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 12 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 0 … 1 … 10 ….. 4 ….. 6 … … 12 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 5 ….. 3 … ….. 8 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 … 12 … 16 …. -4 … ….. 8 … Liverpool
….. 1 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 7 … 12 …. -5 … ….. 4 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 2 … 3 ….. 2 … 10 …. -8 … ….. 2 … Everton

Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 11 league games with a 100% away record.
Chelski and Tiny Totts cannot win the title with such an abysmal home record.
Arsenal?
They had lost 4 away games and out of the title race in October; and the worst away performer amongst Top-7 teams.
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 10 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 2 ….. 3 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 1 ….. 4 … ….. 7 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 4 ….. 4 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 6 ….. 9 …. -3 … ….. 4 … Arsenal
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 5 ….. 9 …. -4 … ….. 4 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Chelski are in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 28 ….. 3 … 25 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 2 … 0 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 17 … Tiny Totts
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 18 ….. 4 … 14 … … 16 … Manchester United
….. 4 ….. 3 … 0 … 16 ….. 8 ….. 8 … … 15 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 8 ….. 6 … … 12 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 7 ….. 7 ….. 0 … … 10 … Everton

Man City, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU, Chelski, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Arsenal is out of the title race.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 5th ….. 06 ….. 1 ….. 4 … 20 … 16 ….. 4 … 19 points – Arsenal after Round #11

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 4 losses out of 11 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 6 ….. 9 …. -3 … ….. 4 … Top-7 Result
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Bottom-13 Result

Top-10 Teams after 1st Quarter Round #1 to #10:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 9 ….. 1 … 0 … 35 ….. 6 … 29 … … 28 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 2 … 1 … 23 ….. 4 … 19 … … 23 … Manchester United
….. 6 ….. 2 … 2 … 19 ….. 7 … 12 … … 20 … Tiny Totts
….. 6 ….. 1 … 3 … 18 … 10 ….. 8 … … 19 … Chelski
….. 6 ….. 1 … 3 … 19 … 13 ….. 6 … … 19 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 4 … 2 … 17 … 16 ….. 1 … … 16 … Liverpool
….. 4 ….. 4 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 9 ….. 0 … … 16 … Burnley
….. 4 ….. 3 … 3 … 15 … 18 …. -3 … … 15 … Watford
….. 4 ….. 2 … 4 … 10 ….. 9 ….. 1 … … 14 … Newcastle
….. 3 ….. 4 … 3 ….. 9 … 10 …. -1 … … 13 … Southampton
….. 3 ….. 3 … 4 … 14 … 14 ….. 0 … … 12 … Leicester City
….. 3 ….. 3 … 4 … 10 … 11 …. -1 … … 12 … Brighton
….. 3 ….. 3 … 4 ….. 7 … 13 …. -6 … … 12 … Huddersfield
….. 2 ….. 2 … 6 ….. 7 … 20 .. -13 … ….. 8 … Everton

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
19 November, 2017 02:54
WLL WDW WLWW LW -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

November 2, 2017 -- Round #10, Match #17
Arsenal 0-0 Red Star Belgrade []

November 5, 2017 -- Round #11, Match #18
Man City 3-1 Arsenal [Lacazette]


November 18, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #19
Arsenal 2-0 Tiny Totts
[Mustafi, Alexis]


November 23, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #20
Koln vs Arsenal
[]


November 25, 2017 -- Round #13, Match #21
Burnley vs Arsenal
[]


November 28, 2017 -- Round #14, Match #22
Arsenal v Huddersfield Town
[]


We had scored 34 goals out of 19 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 58.82% out of 65% expectation … 20 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 14.71% out of 25% expectation ….. 5 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 26.47% out of 07% expectation ….. 9 out of 09 goals which met expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.

Our MIDFIELD is awful and I will need to lower the expectation to 25% and boost STRIKER expectation to 65%.
STRIKERS are having a slump and must up their game and score more goals.
DEFENCE is saving our bacon by scoring more than MIDFIELD.
We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
Tiny Totts is a good example of why we cannot afford to keep on missing clear-cut chances against teams that park a bus when we need a 1-0 win.

Clearly, tabulation below indicated we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we do not start scoring at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game against Bottom-12 teams.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
… 34 goals scored = 1.79 goals per game after playing 19 games overall.
… 34 goals scored = 2.34 goals per game for remaining 41 games to reach 130 goals.
… 34 goals scored = 26% of 130 goals after playing 32% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 2.00 goals per game after playing 4 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 22 goals scored = 1.83 goals per game after playing 12 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 03 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 04 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 06 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 08 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 09 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 12 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 13 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 16 ... 03 ... 02 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 19 ... 03 ... 01 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 22 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 25 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 31 ... 06 ... 06 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 34 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the goal tally contributed by Alexis and Ozil.
It is a damning stats that both of them had scored 3 goals and 1 goal respectively after 12 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..6 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
04) Giroud.................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Kolasinac................ ..3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
07) Alexis...................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
08) Monreal.................. .. 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
11) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
12) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
13) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
14) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
15) Ozil ........................ .. 1 goals out of 06 goals expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

30 assists out of 34 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 2 … ..... 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 30 assists in total


Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 8 – De Gea;
….. 7 – Ederson;
….. 6 – Courtois;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 5 – Cech;
….. 5 – Mignolet;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 1 – Pickford;

A coincidence. All Top-6 goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 6 ….. 0 … 0 … 19 ….. 1 … 18 … … 18 … Manchester United
….. 6 ….. 0 … 0 … 15 ….. 4 … 11 … … 18 … Arsenal
….. 5 ….. 1 … 0 … 24 ….. 4 … 20 … … 16 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 2 … 0 … 12 ….. 1 … 11 … … 14 … Liverpool
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 8 ….. 4 ….. 4 … … 11 … Tiny Totts
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 6 ….. 3 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 9 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 6 ….. 0 … 0 … 16 ….. 2 … 14 … … 18 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 0 … 1 … 14 ….. 4 … 10 … … 15 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 0 … 2 … 12 ….. 5 ….. 7 … … 12 … Tiny Totts
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 5 ….. 3 … ….. 8 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 … 12 … 16 …. -4 … ….. 8 … Liverpool
….. 1 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 7 … 12 …. -5 … ….. 4 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 3 … 3 ….. 4 … 12 …. -8 … ….. 3 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 12 league games with a 100% away record.
Man City have almost a perfect record with 11W 1D 0L.
Chelski and Tiny Totts cannot win the title with such an abysmal home record.
Arsenal?
They had lost 4 away games and out of the title race in October; and the worst away performer amongst Top-7 teams.
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 10 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 2 ….. 3 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 1 ….. 4 … ….. 7 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 5 ….. 9 …. -4 … ….. 4 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Chelski are in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 8 ….. 0 … 0 … 30 ….. 3 … 27 … … 24 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 6 ….. 1 … 1 … 22 ….. 5 … 17 … … 19 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 3 … 0 … 19 ….. 8 … 11 … … 18 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 2 … 0 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 17 … Tiny Totts
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 18 ….. 8 … 10 … … 15 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Arsenal
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 9 ….. 0 … … 11 … Everton

Man City, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Chelski poor performance against Bottom-13 teams is compensated by their performance against Top-7 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 6th ….. 07 ….. 1 ….. 4 … 22 … 16 ….. 6 … 22 points – Arsenal after Round #12

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 4 losses out of 12 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 2L against Top-7 teams contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 7 ….. 1 ….. 6 … ….. 6 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 7 ….. 1 ….. 5 … ….. 6 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 2 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 5 … ….. 6 … Bournemouth
….. 2 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 5 … ….. 6 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 3 … ….. 6 … Burnley
….. 1 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 5 ….. 4 ….. 1 … ….. 4 … Everton
….. 1 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 2 ….. 2 … ….. 3 … Manchester United
….. 1 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 3 ….. 3 ….. 0 … ….. 3 … Arsenal
….. 1 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 2 ….. 0 …. -1 … ….. 3 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 1 ….. 4 …. -3 … ….. 3 … Huddersfield
….. 1 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 … ….. 3 … Brighton
….. 0 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 2 ….. 4 …. -2 … ….. 1 … Leicester City
….. 0 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 2 ….. 3 …. -1 … ….. 1 … Crystal Palace
….. 0 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 2 ….. 2 ….. 0 … ….. 1 … Stoke City

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
27 November, 2017 04:59
WLL WDW WLWW LWW -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

November 2, 2017 -- Round #10, Match #17
Arsenal 0-0 Red Star Belgrade []

November 5, 2017 -- Round #11, Match #18
Man City 3-1 Arsenal [Lacazette]

November 18, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #19
Arsenal 2-0 Tiny Totts [Mustafi, Alexis]

November 23, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #20
Koln 1-0 Arsenal []


November 25, 2017 -- Round #13, Match #21
Burnley 0-1 Arsenal
[Alexis (pen)]


November 28, 2017 -- Round #14, Match #22
Arsenal v Huddersfield Town
[]


We had scored 35 goals out of 21 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 60.00% out of 65% expectation … 21 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 14.29% out of 25% expectation ….. 5 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 25.71% out of 07% expectation ….. 9 out of 09 goals which met expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.

We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
Burnley is a good example of why we cannot afford to keep on missing clear-cut chances against teams that park a bus when we need a 1-0 win. A lucky penalty won us that game.

Clearly, tabulation below indicated we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we do not start scoring at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game against Bottom-12 teams.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
… 35 goals scored = 1.67 goals per game after playing 21 games overall.
… 35 goals scored = 2.44 goals per game for remaining 39 games to reach 130 goals.
… 35 goals scored = 27% of 130 goals after playing 35% of expected 60 games.


….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 1.60 goals per game after playing 5 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 23 goals scored = 1.77 goals per game after playing 13 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 03 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 04 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 06 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 08 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 09 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 12 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 13 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 17 ... 04 ... 03 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 20 ... 03 ... 01 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 23 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 26 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 32 ... 06 ... 06 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 35 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the goal tally contributed by Alexis and Ozil.
It is a damning stats that both of them had scored 4 goals and 1 goal respectively after 13 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..6 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Alexis...................... .. 4 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
04) Giroud.................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac................ .. 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
11) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
12) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
13) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
14) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
15) Ozil ........................ .. 1 goals out of 06 goals expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

30 assists out of 35 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Koln (a): No goal scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 2 … ..... 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 30 assists in total

Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 9 – De Gea;
….. 7 – Ederson;
….. 6 – Courtois;
….. 6 – Cech;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 5 – Mignolet;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 1 – Pickford;

A coincidence. All Top-6 team goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 17 ….. 0 … 17 … … 21 … Manchester United
….. 6 ….. 0 … 0 … 15 ….. 4 … 11 … … 18 … Arsenal
….. 5 ….. 1 … 0 … 24 ….. 4 … 20 … … 16 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 3 … 0 … 13 ….. 2 … 11 … … 15 … Liverpool
….. 3 ….. 3 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 5 ….. 4 … … 12 … Tiny Totts
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 6 ….. 3 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 9 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 18 ….. 3 … 15 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 13 ….. 5 ….. 8 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 1 … 2 … 13 ….. 6 ….. 7 … … 13 … Tiny Totts
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 5 ….. 3 … ….. 8 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 … 12 … 16 …. -4 … ….. 8 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 3 … 4 ….. 5 … 16 .. -11 … ….. 3 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 13 league games with a 100% away record.
Man City have almost a perfect record with 12W 1D 0L.
Chelski and Tiny Totts cannot win the title with such an abysmal home record.
Arsenal?
They had lost 4 away games and out of the title race in October; and the worst away performer amongst Top-7 teams.
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 3 … … 11 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 10 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 1 ….. 4 … ….. 7 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 6 … 10 …. -4 … ….. 5 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Chelski are in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 9 ….. 0 … 0 … 32 ….. 4 … 28 … … 27 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 1 … 1 … 19 ….. 2 … 17 … … 22 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 3 … 0 … 19 ….. 8 … 11 … … 18 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 3 … 0 … 13 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 18 … Tiny Totts
….. 6 ….. 0 … 2 … 15 ….. 7 ….. 8 … … 18 … Arsenal
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 18 ….. 8 … 10 … … 15 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 2 … 3 … 11 … 15 …. -4 … … 11 … Everton

Man City, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Chelski poor performance against Bottom-13 teams is compensated by their performance against Top-7 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 08 ….. 1 ….. 4 … 23 … 16 ….. 7 … 25 points – Arsenal after Round #13

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 4 losses out of 12 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 6 ….. 0 … 2 … 15 ….. 7 ….. 8 … … 18 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 2L against Top-7 teams contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 0 … 0 ….. 9 ….. 2 ….. 6 … ….. 9 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 2 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 8 ….. 2 ….. 6 … ….. 7 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 5 … ….. 7 … Bournemouth
….. 2 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 6 ….. 1 ….. 5 … ….. 7 … Chelski
….. 2 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 7 ….. 3 ….. 4 … ….. 6 … Watford
….. 2 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 2 ….. 3 … ….. 6 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 3 ….. 1 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Burnley
….. 2 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 3 ….. 1 … ….. 6 … Arsenal
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 4 ….. 0 … ….. 4 … Crystal Palace
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 3 ….. 3 ….. 0 … ….. 4 … Brighton
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 2 ….. 3 …. -1 … ….. 4 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 8 …. -2 … ….. 4 … Everton

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
tigerline (IP Logged)
30 November, 2017 11:42
Do we get a mid-week update or will it wait until we can tally all of our goals at Old Trafford?

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
30 November, 2017 21:00
WLL WDW WLWW LWWW -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

November 2, 2017 -- Round #10, Match #17
Arsenal 0-0 Red Star Belgrade []

November 5, 2017 -- Round #11, Match #18
Man City 3-1 Arsenal [Lacazette]

November 18, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #19
Arsenal 2-0 Tiny Totts [Mustafi, Alexis]

November 23, 2017 -- Round #12, Match #20
Koln 1-0 Arsenal []


November 25, 2017 -- Round #13, Match #21
Burnley 0-1 Arsenal
[Alexis (pen)]


November 28, 2017 -- Round #14, Match #22
Arsenal 5-0 Huddersfield Town
[Lacazette, Giroud, Alexis, Ozil, Giroud]


We had scored 40 goals out of 22 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 62.50% out of 65% expectation … 25 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 15.00% out of 25% expectation ….. 6 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 22.50% out of 07% expectation ….. 9 out of 09 goals which met expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.

We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
MIDIFELD is a let-down and is not scoring consistently.

Clearly, tabulation below indicated we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we cannot score at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game against Bottom-12 teams.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
40 goals scored =
1.82 goals per game after playing 22 games overall.
2.37 goals per game for remaining 38 games to reach 130 goals.
31% of 130 goals after playing 37% of expected 60 games.


….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 1.60 goals per game after playing 5 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 28 goals scored = 2.00 goals per game after playing 14 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 03 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 05 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 06 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 07 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 09 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 10 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 13 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 14 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 19 ... 05 ... 04 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 24 ... 05 ... 03 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 27 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 30 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 37 ... 07 ... 07 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 40 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the league goal tally contributed by Alexis and Ozil.
It is a damning stats that both of them had scored 4 goals and 2 goals respectively after 14 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..7 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Alexis...................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Giroud.................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
04) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac................ … 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Ozil ........................ .. 2 goals out of 06 goals expectation
11) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
12) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
13) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
14) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
15) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

35 assists out of 40 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Koln (a): No goal scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.
Huddersfield (h): Xhaka pass, Ramsey back-heel and Lacazette scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Giroud scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Alexis scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ramsey through ball and Ozil scored.
Huddersfield (h): Kolasinac dribbled into box and Giroud scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 5 … ..... 5 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 35 assists in total

Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 9 – De Gea;
….. 7 – Ederson;
….. 7 – Courtois;
….. 7 – Cech;
….. 6 – Mignolet;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 1 – Pickford;

A coincidence. All Top-6 team goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 17 ….. 0 … 17 … … 21 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 20 ….. 4 … 16 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 6 ….. 1 … 0 … 26 ….. 5 … 21 … … 19 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 3 … 0 … 13 ….. 2 … 11 … … 15 … Liverpool
….. 4 ….. 1 … 2 … 10 ….. 6 ….. 4 … … 13 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 3 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 5 ….. 4 … … 12 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 0 … 3 … 12 … 12 ….. 0 … … 12 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 18 ….. 3 … 15 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 13 ….. 5 ….. 8 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 1 … 3 … 14 ….. 8 ….. 6 … … 13 … Tiny Totts
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 … 12 ….. 7 ….. 5 … … 11 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 … 12 … 16 …. -4 … ….. 8 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 3 … 4 ….. 5 … 16 .. -11 … ….. 3 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 14 league games with a 100% away record.
Arsenal?
They had lost 4 away games and out of the title race in October; and the worst away performer amongst Top-7 teams.
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 3 … … 11 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 10 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 1 ….. 4 … ….. 7 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 6 … 10 …. -4 … ….. 5 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Chelski are in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
… 10 ….. 0 … 0 … 34 ….. 5 … 29 … … 30 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 8 ….. 1 … 1 … 23 ….. 4 … 19 … … 25 … Manchester United
….. 6 ….. 3 … 0 … 22 ….. 8 … 14 … … 21 … Liverpool
….. 7 ….. 0 … 2 … 20 ….. 7 … 13 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 6 ….. 0 … 2 … 19 ….. 8 … 11 … … 18 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 3 … 1 … 14 ….. 6 ….. 8 … … 18 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 2 … 3 … 15 … 15 ….. 0 … … 14 … Everton

Man City and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU, Tiny Totts and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Chelski poor performance against Bottom-13 teams is compensated by their performance against Top-7 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 09 ….. 1 ….. 4 … 28 … 16 … 12 … 28 points – Arsenal after Round #14

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 4 losses out of 12 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 8 ….. 9 …. -1 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 7 ….. 0 … 2 … 20 ….. 7 … 13 … … 21 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 2L against Top-7 teams contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 4 ….. 0 … 0 … 11 ….. 3 ….. 8 … … 12 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 11 ….. 2 ….. 9 … … 10 … Liverpool
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 ….. 7 ….. 1 ….. 6 … … 10 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 3 ….. 6 … ….. 9 … Arsenal
….. 3 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 4 ….. 5 … ….. 9 … Manchester United
….. 3 ….. 0 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 2 ….. 3 … ….. 9 … Burnley
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 2 ….. 4 … ….. 7 … Bournemouth
….. 2 ….. 1 … 1 … 10 ….. 8 ….. 2 … ….. 7 … Everton
….. 2 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 7 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Watford
….. 1 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 4 ….. 4 ….. 0 … ….. 5 … Crystal Palace
….. 1 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 3 ….. 3 ….. 0 … ….. 5 … Brighton
….. 1 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 5 ….. 6 …. -1 … ….. 5 … Leicester City
….. 1 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 3 ….. 5 …. -2 … ….. 4 … Tiny Totts

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
04 December, 2017 21:14
WLL WDW WLWW LWWW L -- August to December 2017 League Performance:


December 2, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #23
Arsenal 1-3 ManU
[Lacazette]


December 2, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #24
Arsenal vs BATE
[]

December 7, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #25
Arsenal 0-0 Red Star Belgrade []

December 12, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #26
West Ham United v Arsenal []

December 16, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #27
Arsenal v Newcastle United []

December 19, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #28
Arsenal vs West Ham United [] League Cup

December 22, 2017 -- Round #18, Match #29
Arsenal v Liverpool []

December 28, 2017 -- Round #19, Match #30
Crystal Palace v Arsenal []

December 31, 2017 -- Round #20, Match #31
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal []



We had scored 40 goals out of 22 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 63.41% out of 65% expectation … 26 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 14.63% out of 25% expectation ….. 6 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 21.96% out of 07% expectation ….. 9 out of 09 goals which met expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 0.00% out of 03% expectation ….. 0 out of 04 goals expectation.

We need Owen Goal to score by getting more shots on target.
MIDIFELD is not scoring consistently, and primary reason why we are not winning consistently like Man City.

Tabulations below are clear indications why we will be out of Top-4 and a trophyless season if we cannot score at every league game, and getting more than 2 goals per game.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
41 goals scored =
1.78 goals per game after playing 23 games overall.
2.41 goals per game for remaining 37 games to reach 130 goals.
32% of 130 goals after playing 38% of expected 60 games.


….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
….. 8 goals scored = 1.60 goals per game after playing 5 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 29 goals scored = 1.93 goals per game after playing 15 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla

….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 03 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 05 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 06 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 07 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 09 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 10 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 13 ... 03 ... 00 - 02 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 14 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 19 ... 05 ... 04 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 24 ... 05 ... 03 - 02 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 27 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 30 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 38 ... 08 ... 08 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 41 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

Look at the league goal tally contributed by Alexis and Ozil.
It is a damning stats that both of them had scored 5 goals and 2 goals respectively after 15 league games.


01) Lacazette................ ..8 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Alexis...................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Giroud.................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
04) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
05) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Walcott................... .. 3 goals out of 15 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac............... … 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Ozil ........................ .. 2 goals out of 06 goals expectation
11) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
12) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
13) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
14) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
15) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
16) Wilshere................. .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
17) Elneny.................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
18) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
19) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 0 goals out of 04 goals expectation

36 assists out of 41 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.
Huddersfield (h): Xhaka pass, Ramsey back-heel and Lacazette scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Giroud scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Alexis scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ramsey through ball and Ozil scored.
Huddersfield (h): Kolasinac dribbled into box and Giroud scored.
Man U: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.

Penalties –– 2 no. awarded –– 2 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)

Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PE
….. 6 … ..... 6 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 0 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots)
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 36 assists in total

Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 9 – De Gea;
….. 7 – Ederson;
….. 7 – Courtois;
….. 7 – Cech;
….. 6 – Mignolet;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 2 – Pickford;

A coincidence. All Top-6 team goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 1 … 0 … 29 ….. 6 … 23 … … 22 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 17 ….. 0 … 17 … … 21 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 0 … 1 … 21 ….. 7 … 14 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 5 ….. 1 … 2 … 13 ….. 7 ….. 6 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 3 … 0 … 13 ….. 2 … 11 … … 15 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 0 … 3 … 14 … 12 ….. 2 … … 15 … Everton
….. 3 ….. 3 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 5 ….. 4 … … 12 … Tiny Totts

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 18 ….. 3 … 15 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 13 ….. 5 ….. 8 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 2 … 3 … 15 ….. 9 ….. 6 … … 14 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 2 … 2 … 15 ….. 8 ….. 7 … … 14 … Manchester United
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 … 17 … 17 ….. 0 … … 11 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 8 … 12 …. -4 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 3 … 4 ….. 5 … 16 .. -11 … ….. 3 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 15 league games with a 100% away record.

Arsenal?
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.
A grim fight to regain Top-4 status is all we can look forward to.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 3 … … 11 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 10 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 1 … 1 ….. 8 ….. 2 ….. 6 … … 10 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 6 … 10 …. -4 … ….. 5 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 1 … 4 ….. 3 … 15 .. -12 … ….. 1 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.
ManU and Chelski are the only other teams in with a shout in title race.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
… 11 ….. 0 … 0 … 36 ….. 6 … 30 … … 33 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 8 ….. 1 … 1 … 23 ….. 4 … 19 … … 25 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 3 … 0 … 27 ….. 9 … 18 … … 24 … Liverpool
….. 7 ….. 0 … 2 … 20 ….. 7 … 13 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 6 ….. 0 … 2 … 22 ….. 9 … 13 … … 21 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 4 … 1 … 15 ….. 7 ….. 8 … … 19 … Tiny Totts
….. 5 ….. 2 … 3 … 17 … 15 ….. 2 … … 17 … Everton

Man City and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Chelski poor performance against Bottom-13 teams is compensated by their performance against Top-7 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 09 ….. 1 ….. 5 … 29 … 19 … 10 … 28 points – Arsenal after Round #15

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 5 losses out of 15 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 7 ….. 0 … 2 … 20 ….. 7 … 13 … … 21 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 2L against Top-7 teams contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 5 ….. 0 … 0 … 13 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 15 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 1 … 0 … 16 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 13 … Liverpool
….. 4 ….. 1 … 0 … 10 ….. 2 ….. 8 … … 13 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 0 … 1 … 12 ….. 5 ….. 7 … … 12 … Manchester United
….. 3 ….. 1 … 1 … 12 ….. 8 ….. 4 … … 10 … Everton
….. 3 ….. 0 … 2 … 10 ….. 6 ….. 4 … ….. 9 … Arsenal
….. 3 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 5 ….. 3 ….. 2 … ….. 9 … Burnley
….. 2 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 7 ….. 3 ….. 4 … ….. 8 … Bournemouth
….. 2 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 7 ….. 7 ….. 0 … ….. 8 … Leicester City
….. 2 ….. 1 … 2 … 10 ….. 8 ….. 2 … ….. 7 … Watford
….. 1 ….. 3 … 2 ….. 5 ….. 9 …. -4 … ….. 6 … Crystal Palace
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 4 ….. 6 …. -2 … ….. 5 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 7 … 10 …. -3 … ….. 5 … Stoke City
….. 1 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 4 ….. 8 …. -4 … ….. 5 … Brighton

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
08 December, 2017 05:32
WLL WDW WLWW LWWW L -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

December 2, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #23
Arsenal 1-3 ManU [Lacazette]


December 7, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #24
Arsenal vs BATE
[Debuchy, Walcott, Wilshere, o.g., Giroud(pen), Elneny]

December 9, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #25
Southampton v Arsenal []

December 12, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #26
West Ham United v Arsenal []

December 16, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #27
Arsenal v Newcastle United []

December 19, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #28
Arsenal vs West Ham United [] League Cup

December 22, 2017 -- Round #18, Match #29
Arsenal v Liverpool []

December 28, 2017 -- Round #19, Match #30
Crystal Palace v Arsenal []

December 31, 2017 -- Round #20, Match #31
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal []



We had scored 47 goals out of 24 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 59.57% out of 65% expectation … 28 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 17.02% out of 25% expectation ….. 8 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 21.28% out of 07% expectation ….. 10 out of 09 goals which exceeded expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 2.13% out of 03% expectation ….. 1 out of 04 goals expectation.

Finally, Owen Goal scored.
MIDIFELD is not scoring consistently, and primary reason why we are not winning consistently like Man City.

STRIKERS and MIDFIELD are not scoring enough goal, hence our inconsistent performances in the League.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
41 goals scored =
1.96 goals per game after playing 24 games overall.
2.31 goals per game for remaining 36 games to reach 130 goals.
36% of 130 goals after playing 40% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
… 14 goals scored = 2.33 goals per game after playing 6 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 29 goals scored = 1.93 goals per game after playing 15 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.
Debuchy is the 16th goal scorer.
Wilshere is the 17th goal scorer.
Owen Goal is the 18th goal scorer.
Elneny is the 19th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 02 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 03 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 04 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Debuchy
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 07 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 09 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 10 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 11 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 13 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 14 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 18 ... 04 ... 00 - 03 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 19 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 24 ... 05 ... 04 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 30 ... 06 ... 03 - 03 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 33 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 36 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 44 ... 08 ... 08 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 47 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

WE had scored 14 goals after 6 no. UEL Cup games and 29 goals after 15 league games.

01) Lacazette................ ..8 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Giroud.................... .. 6 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Alexis...................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
04) Walcott................... .. 4 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac............... … 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Ozil ........................ .. 2 goals out of 06 goals expectation
11) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
12) Wilshere................. .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
13) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 1 goals out of 04 goals expectation
14) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
15) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
16) Debuchy................ ….1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
17) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
18) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
19) Elneny.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation

20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
28) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

40 assists out of 47 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.
Huddersfield (h): Xhaka pass, Ramsey back-heel and Lacazette scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Giroud scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Alexis scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ramsey through ball and Ozil scored.
Huddersfield (h): Kolasinac dribbled into box and Giroud scored.
Man U: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
BATE (h): Walcott got tackled, loose ball and Debuchy scored.
BATE (h): Welbeck shot intercepted, loose ball and Walcott scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Wilshere scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.
BATE (h): Walcott brought down and Giroud scored penalty.
BATE (h): Wilshere beautiful delayed pass and Elneny bent the ball in.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.

Penalties –– 4 no. awarded –– 4 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)
….. 4 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (H)


Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PEN
….. 6 … ..... 6 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 5 … ..... 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 2 ….. 1 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots) (BATE o.g., penalty)
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 4 … ..... 3 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 1 ….. 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 40 assists in total

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
12 December, 2017 04:11
WLL WDW WLWW LWWW LD -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

December 2, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #23
Arsenal 1-3 ManU [Lacazette]

December 7, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #24
Arsenal vs BATE [/size][Debuchy, Walcott, Wilshere, o.g., Giroud(pen), Elneny]


December 9, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #25
Southampton 1-1 Arsenal
[Giroud]

December 12, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #26
West Ham United v Arsenal []

December 16, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #27
Arsenal v Newcastle United []

December 19, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #28
Arsenal vs West Ham United [] League Cup

December 22, 2017 -- Round #18, Match #29
Arsenal v Liverpool []

December 28, 2017 -- Round #19, Match #30
Crystal Palace v Arsenal []

December 31, 2017 -- Round #20, Match #31
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal []



We had scored 48 goals out of 25 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 60.42% out of 65% expectation … 29 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 16.67% out of 25% expectation ….. 8 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 20.83% out of 07% expectation ….. 10 out of 09 goals which exceeded expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 2.08% out of 03% expectation ….. 1 out of 04 goals expectation.

Finally, Owen Goal scored.
MIDIFELD is not scoring, and primary reason why we are not winning consistently like Man City.

STRIKERS and MIDFIELD are not scoring enough goal, hence our inconsistent performances in the League.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
41 goals scored =
1.92 goals per game after playing 25 games overall.
2.34 goals per game for remaining 35 games to reach 130 goals.
37% of 130 goals after playing 42% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
… 14 goals scored = 2.33 goals per game after playing 6 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 30 goals scored = 1.88 goals per game after playing 16 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.
Debuchy is the 16th goal scorer.
Wilshere is the 17th goal scorer.
Owen Goal is the 18th goal scorer.
Elneny is the 19th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 02 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 03 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 04 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Debuchy
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 07 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 09 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 10 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 11 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 13 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 14 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 18 ... 04 ... 00 - 03 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 19 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 24 ... 05 ... 04 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 31 ... 07 ... 04 - 03 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 34 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 37 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 45 ... 08 ... 08 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 48 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

WE had scored 14 goals after 6 no. UEL Cup games and 29 goals after 15 league games.

01) Lacazette................ ..8 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Giroud.................... .. 7 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Alexis...................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
04) Walcott................... .. 4 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac............... … 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Ozil ........................ .. 2 goals out of 06 goals expectation
11) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
12) Wilshere................. .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
13) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 1 goals out of 04 goals expectation
14) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
15) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
16) Debuchy................ … 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
17) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
18) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
19) Elneny.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation

20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
28) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

40 assists out of 47 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.
Huddersfield (h): Xhaka pass, Ramsey back-heel and Lacazette scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Giroud scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Alexis scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ramsey through ball and Ozil scored.
Huddersfield (h): Kolasinac dribbled into box and Giroud scored.
Man U: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
BATE (h): Walcott got tackled, loose ball and Debuchy scored.
BATE (h): Welbeck shot intercepted, loose ball and Walcott scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Wilshere scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.
BATE (h): Walcott brought down and Giroud scored penalty.
BATE (h): Wilshere beautiful delayed pass and Elneny bent the ball in.
Southampton (a): Alexis lob and Giroud headed home.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.

Penalties –– 4 no. awarded –– 4 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)
….. 4 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (H)


Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PEN
….. 6 … ..... 6 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 5 … ..... 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 2 ….. 1 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots) (BATE o.g., penalty)
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 1 ….. 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 41 assists in total

Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
….. 9 – De Gea;
….. 7 – Ederson;
….. 7 – Courtois;
….. 7 – Cech;
….. 6 – Mignolet;
….. 5 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 2 – Butland;
….. 2 – Pickford;

A coincidence. All Top-6 team goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 1 … 0 … 29 ….. 6 … 23 … … 22 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 0 … 1 … 18 ….. 2 … 16 … … 21 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 0 … 1 … 21 ….. 7 … 14 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 4 … 0 … 14 ….. 3 … 11 … … 16 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 1 … 2 … 13 ….. 7 ….. 6 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 3 … 1 … 14 ….. 6 ….. 8 … … 15 … Tiny Totts
….. 5 ….. 0 … 3 … 14 … 12 ….. 2 … … 15 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 8 ….. 0 … 0 … 20 ….. 4 … 16 … … 24 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 2 … 13 ….. 6 ….. 7 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 2 … 3 … 15 ….. 9 ….. 6 … … 14 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 2 … 2 … 15 ….. 8 ….. 7 … … 14 … Manchester United
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 … 17 … 17 ….. 0 … … 11 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 2 … 4 ….. 9 … 13 …. -4 … ….. 8 … Arsenal
….. 0 ….. 4 … 4 ….. 6 … 17 .. -11 … ….. 4 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 16 league games with a 100% away record.
They can win the title in January 2018 by remaining unbeaten.
Arsenal?
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.
A grim fight to regain Top-4 status is all we can look forward to.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 4 ….. 1 … 0 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 13 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 3 … … 11 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 4 ….. 5 … … 10 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 3 … 2 ….. 7 … 11 …. -4 … ….. 6 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 2 … 4 ….. 4 … 16 .. -12 … ….. 2 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
… 11 ….. 0 … 0 … 36 ….. 6 … 30 … … 33 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 8 ….. 1 … 1 … 23 ….. 4 … 19 … … 25 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 3 … 0 … 27 ….. 9 … 18 … … 24 … Liverpool
….. 6 ….. 4 … 1 … 20 ….. 8 … 12 … … 23 … Tiny Totts
….. 7 ….. 1 … 2 … 21 ….. 8 … 13 … … 22 … Arsenal
….. 7 ….. 0 … 3 … 22 … 10 … 12 … … 21 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 2 … 3 … 17 … 15 ….. 2 … … 17 … Everton

Man City and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
It proved that a serious title contender will need to maximise their point collections against Bottom-13 teams.
ManU and Liverpool are in with a shout in title race if they remain unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Chelski poor performance against Bottom-13 teams is compensated by their performance against Top-7 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 09 ….. 2 ….. 5 … 30 … 20 … 10 … 29 points – Arsenal after Round #16

We need to collect 50 points from remaining 22 games to achieve 79 points.

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 5 losses out of 16 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 7 ….. 1 … 2 … 21 ….. 8 … 13 … … 22 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 3L against Top-7 teams in contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 6 ….. 0 … 0 … 15 ….. 5 … 10 … … 18 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 4 ….. 2 … 0 … 17 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 14 … Liverpool
….. 4 ….. 1 … 1 … 10 ….. 3 ….. 7 … … 13 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 0 … 2 … 13 ….. 7 ….. 6 … … 12 … Manchester United
….. 4 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 4 … … 12 … Burnley

….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 … 13 ….. 9 ….. 4 … … 11 … Everton
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 … 10 ….. 9 ….. 1 … … 11 … Leicester City
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 … 11 ….. 7 ….. 4 … … 10 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 3 … 1 ….. 9 ….. 5 ….. 4 … ….. 9 … Bournemouth
….. 2 ….. 2 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 7 ….. 2 … ….. 8 … Tiny Totts

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
tigerline (IP Logged)
14 December, 2017 15:13
How about an update, Merl?











Wait! .... @#$%& it.
Never mind.

 
Re: 130-Goals 1st Quarter Result - we need to remain unbeaten at home now
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
15 December, 2017 20:27
WLL WDW WLWW LWWW LDD -- August to December 2017 League Performance:

December 2, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #23
Arsenal 1-3 ManU [Lacazette]

December 7, 2017 -- Round #15, Match #24
Arsenal vs BATE [/size][Debuchy, Walcott, Wilshere, o.g., Giroud(pen), Elneny]

December 9, 2017 -- Round #16, Match #25
Southampton 1-1 Arsenal [Giroud]

December 12, 2017 -- Round #17, Match #26
West Ham United 0-0 Arsenal []


December 16, 2017 -- Round #18, Match #27
Arsenal v Newcastle United
[]

December 19, 2017 -- Round #18, Match #28
Arsenal vs West Ham United [] League Cup

December 22, 2017 -- Round #19, Match #29
Arsenal v Liverpool []

December 28, 2017 -- Round #20, Match #30
Crystal Palace v Arsenal []

December 31, 2017 -- Round #21, Match #31
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal []



We had scored 48 goals out of 26 games played.

The expectation for 130-goal 2017/18 season will be:
The STRIKERS are Alexis Sanchez, Lacazette, Oliver Giroud, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Alex Iwobi, Eddie Nketiah and Chuba Akpom.

STRIKERS contributed ..... 60.42% out of 65% expectation … 29 out of 84 goals expectation.
MIDFIELD contributed ...... 16.67% out of 25% expectation ….. 8 out of 33 goals expectation.
DEFENDER contributed ... 20.83% out of 07% expectation ….. 10 out of 09 goals which exceeded expectation.
"Dubious goal"..................... 2.08% out of 03% expectation ….. 1 out of 04 goals expectation.

Finally, Owen Goal scored.
MIDIFELD is not scoring, and primary reason why we are not winning consistently like Man City.

STRIKERS and MIDFIELD are not scoring enough goal, hence our inconsistent performances in the League.

Maximum no. of games predicted = 38 + (6+6) Europa Cup + 4 Tin Cup + 6 FA Cup = 60 games.
48 goals scored =
1.85 goals per game after playing 26 games overall.
2.41 goals per game for remaining 34 games to reach 130 goals.
37% of 130 goals after playing 43% of expected 60 games.

….. 3 goals scored = 1.50 goals per game after playing 2 League Cup games.
… 14 goals scored = 2.33 goals per game after playing 6 Europa Cup games.
….. 1 goals scored = 1.00 goals per game after playing Community Shield (FA Cup Round #3 in Jan 2018).
… 30 goals scored = 1.76 goals per game after playing 17 League games.


Community Shield is the 1st game for this season.

Sead Kolasinac scored the first goal of the season during Community Shield.
Sead Kolasinac scored the first Europa Cup goal.
Walcott scored the first League Cup goal.
Lacazette scored the first league goal of the season.

Mustafi is the 15th goal scorer.
Debuchy is the 16th goal scorer.
Wilshere is the 17th goal scorer.
Owen Goal is the 18th goal scorer.
Elneny is the 19th goal scorer.

The latest goal-scorer will be indicated at top of list:

….. Total ----- EPL - EC - FA -- CC
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Coquelin
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Ainsley Maitland-Niles
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Santi Cazorla
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Reiss Nelson
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Granit Xhaka
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Koscielny
….. 00 ... 00 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Calum Chambers

….. 01 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mo Elneny
….. 02 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- "own" goal or "dubious" goal
….. 03 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Jack Wilshere
….. 04 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Debuchy
….. 05 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Shkodran Mustafi
….. 07 ... 02 ... 00 - 00 -- 00 -- 02 --- Eddie Nketiah
….. 09 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 10 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Per Mertesacker
….. 11 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 13 ... 02 ... 02 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Nacho Monreal
….. 14 ... 01 ... 00 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Rob Holding
….. 18 ... 04 ... 00 - 03 -- 00 -- 01 --- Theo Walcott
….. 19 ... 01 ... 01 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Bellerin
….. 24 ... 05 ... 04 - 01 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 31 ... 07 ... 04 - 03 -- 00 -- 00 --- Olivier Giroud
….. 34 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 37 ... 03 ... 03 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 45 ... 08 ... 08 - 00 -- 00 -- 00 --- Alexandre Lacazette
….. 48 ... 03 ... 01 - 01 -- 01 -- 00 --- Sead Kolasinac

WE had scored 14 goals after 6 no. UEL Cup games and 30 goals after 17 league games.

01) Lacazette................ ..8 goals out of 22 goals expectation
02) Giroud.................... .. 7 goals out of 15 goals expectation
03) Alexis...................... .. 5 goals out of 15 goals expectation
04) Walcott................... .. 4 goals out of 15 goals expectation
05) Welbeck................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
06) Ramsey.................. .. 3 goals out of 12 goals expectation
07) Kolasinac............... … 3 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
08) Monreal.................. … 2 goals out of 01 goals which exceeded expectation
09) Nketiah.................. … 2 goals out of 00 goals which exceeded expectation
10) Ozil ........................ .. 2 goals out of 06 goals expectation
11) Iwobi....................... .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
12) Wilshere................. .. 1 goals out of 05 goals expectation
13) “Dubious Goal” ...... .. 1 goals out of 04 goals expectation
14) Mertesacker ........... .. 1 goals out of 02 goals expectation
15) Holding................ …. 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
16) Debuchy................ … 1 goals out of 0 goals which exceeded expectation
17) Bellerin................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
18) Mustafi.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation
19) Elneny.................... .. 1 goals out of 01 goals which met expectation

20) Maitland-Niles ......... .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation
21) Koscielny ............... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
22) Xhaka .................... .. 0 goals out of 05 goals expectation
23) Chambers............... .. 0 goals out of 01 goal expectation
24) Coquelin................. .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
25) Akpom.................... .. 0 goals out of 00 goal expectation
26) Cazorla................... .. 0 goals out of 01 goals expectation
27) Reiss Nelson .......... .. 0 goals out of 02 goals expectation
28) Joe Willock ............. .. 0 goals out of 00 goals expectation

40 assists out of 47 goals scored.
Man City: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
Tiny Totts: Ozil freekick and Mustafi looping header.
Tiny Totts: Lacazette crossed and Alexis scored.
Burnley: Ramsey pushed in the box and Alexis scored the penalty.
Huddersfield (h): Xhaka pass, Ramsey back-heel and Lacazette scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Giroud scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ozil cross and Alexis scored.
Huddersfield (h): Ramsey through ball and Ozil scored.
Huddersfield (h): Kolasinac dribbled into box and Giroud scored.
Man U: Ramsey pass and Lacazette scored.
BATE (h): Walcott got tackled, loose ball and Debuchy scored.
BATE (h): Welbeck shot intercepted, loose ball and Walcott scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Wilshere scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.
BATE (h): Walcott brought down and Giroud scored penalty.
BATE (h): Wilshere beautiful delayed pass and Elneny bent the ball in.
Southampton (a): Alexis lob and Giroud headed home.


SO – 0 – Solo brilliancy and free-kick.

OE – 1 – Opponent’s error:
Koln (h): Goalie passed to Walcott who scored.
Swansea (h): Ozil shot rebound off defender and Kolasinac scored.
BATE (h): Walcott crossed and Owen Goal scored.

Penalties –– 4 no. awarded –– 4 no. converted : x – 0 – missed; .
….. Total ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC– Missed
….. 1 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Lacazette – WBA (h)
….. 2 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (A)
….. 3 ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Alexis – Burnley (A)
….. 4 ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 --- Giroud – BATE (H)


Assist ----- EPL – EC – FA – CC – OE – SO – PEN
….. 6 … ..... 6 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 2 --- Aaron Ramsey
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Granit Xhaka (including Community Shield)
….. 5 … ..... 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 2 ….. 1 --- Theo Walcott (Koln 2 blocked shots) (BATE o.g., penalty)
….. 5 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alexis Sanchez
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 --- Mesut Ozil
….. 4 … ..... 4 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Sead Kolasinac
….. 3 … ..... 1 ….. 2 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Wilshere
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mo Elneny
….. 2 … ..... 1 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Danny Welbeck
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Alex Iwobi
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Mertesacker
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Bellerin
….. 1 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Coquelin
….. 1 … ..... 1 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 --- Lacazette
….. 0 … ..... 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ….. 0 ---- 0 ….. 0 ….. 1 --- Mustafi
….. 41 assists in total

Title-Contender Golden Gloves – Clean Sheets in Premier League:
… 10 – De Gea;
….. 8 – Ederson;
….. 8 – Cech;
….. 7 – Courtois;
….. 6 – Mignolet;
….. 6 – Lloris;
….. 4 – Fraser Forster;
….. 3 – Butland;
….. 2 – Pickford;

A coincidence.
All Top-6 team goalies kept the most clean-sheets compare to the rest.
A geriatric Cech is still amongst the Top-6 goalie in keeping clean-sheets.


Home Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 8 ….. 0 … 1 … 19 ….. 1 … 18 … … 24 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 1 … 0 … 28 ….. 4 … 24 … … 22 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 7 ….. 0 … 1 … 21 ….. 9 … 12 … … 21 … Arsenal
….. 4 ….. 5 … 0 … 14 ….. 3 … 11 … … 17 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 1 … 2 … 13 ….. 7 ….. 6 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 3 … 1 … 18 ….. 7 … 11 … … 18 … Tiny Totts
….. 5 ….. 0 … 3 … 14 … 12 ….. 2 … … 15 … Everton

Away Form – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club”:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 9 ….. 0 … 0 … 24 ….. 4 … 20 … … 27 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 6 ….. 1 … 2 … 16 ….. 7 ….. 9 … … 19 … Chelski
….. 5 ….. 1 … 2 … 14 ….. 8 ….. 6 … … 16 … Tiny Totts
….. 4 ….. 2 … 2 … 15 ….. 8 ….. 7 … … 14 … Manchester United
….. 4 ….. 2 … 2 … 20 … 17 ….. 3 … … 14 … Liverpool
….. 2 ….. 3 … 4 ….. 9 … 13 …. -4 … ….. 9 … Arsenal
….. 1 ….. 4 … 4 ….. 7 … 17 .. -10 … ….. 7 … Everton


Man City are pulling away and remain unbeaten after 16 league games with a 100% away record.
They can win the title in January 2018 by remaining unbeaten.
Arsenal?
Arsenal is effectively out of the title race in October 2017.
A grim fight to regain Top-4 status is all we can look forward to.


Table A – “Traditional Top-7 Big Club” Mini-League:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 4 ….. 1 … 0 … 12 ….. 3 ….. 9 … … 13 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 3 ….. 2 … 1 ….. 6 ….. 3 ….. 3 … … 11 … Chelski
….. 3 ….. 1 … 2 ….. 9 ….. 4 ….. 5 … … 10 … Manchester United
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Arsenal
….. 2 ….. 0 … 3 ….. 8 ….. 6 ….. 2 … ….. 6 … Tiny Totts
….. 1 ….. 3 … 2 ….. 7 … 11 …. -4 … ….. 6 … Liverpool
….. 0 ….. 2 … 4 ….. 4 … 16 .. -12 … ….. 2 … Everton

Man City is still unbeaten against Top-7 teams and pulling away.

Table B – Comparison of the Top-7 team against Bottom-13 teams:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
… 12 ….. 0 … 0 … 42 ….. 8 … 34 … … 36 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 9 ….. 1 … 1 … 24 ….. 3 … 21 … … 28 … Manchester United
….. 7 ….. 4 … 0 … 27 ….. 9 … 18 … … 25 … Liverpool
….. 7 ….. 4 … 1 … 22 ….. 8 … 14 … … 25 … Tiny Totts
….. 8 ….. 0 … 3 … 25 … 11 … 14 … … 24 … Chelski
….. 7 ….. 2 … 2 … 21 ….. 8 … 13 … … 23 … Arsenal
….. 6 ….. 2 … 3 … 18 … 15 ….. 3 … … 20 … Everton

Man City and Liverpool are still unbeaten against Bottom-13 teams.
Table B confirmed once again that Arsenal is out of the title race in October 2017.

Table C – Comparison to Title Winners and 2007/08 season:
Season … Finish …. W …. D …. L ….. F ….. A … +/- … Points
2007/08 ….. 3rd …. 24 … 11 ….. 3 … 74 … 31 … 43 … 83 points – Arsenal
2015/16 ….. 1st ….. 23 … 12 ….. 3 … 68 … 36 … 32 … 81 points – Leicester City
2016/17 ….. 1st ….. 30 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 85 … 33 … 52 … 93 points – Chelski
2016/17 ….. 5th ….. 23 ….. 6 ….. 9 … 77 … 44 … 33 … 75 points – Arsenal

2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 24 ….. 7 ….. 7 … 77 … 36 … 41 … 79 points – Arsenal prediction to clinch 4th spot
2017/18 ….. 4th ….. 09 ….. 3 ….. 5 … 30 … 20 … 10 … 30 points – Arsenal after Round #17

We need to collect 49 points from remaining 21 games to achieve 79 points.

2015/16 Leicester City proved that an inferior team can still be a title-winner by being unbeaten against Bottom-12 teams, and loses only 3 games against Top-8 teams.

Arsenal is out of the title race with 5 losses out of 16 games played.
Arsenal must remain unbeaten at home and remain unbeaten against Top-7 teams to fight for a Top-4 finish.

Arsenal 2016/17 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 3 ….. 3 … 6 … 19 … 21 …. -2 … … 12 … Top-7 Result
… 20 ….. 3 … 3 … 58 … 23 … 35 … … 63 … Bottom-13 Result

Arsenal 2017/18 Results Break-Down:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 2 ….. 1 … 3 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … ….. 7 … Top-7 Result
….. 7 ….. 2 … 2 … 21 ….. 8 … 13 … … 23 … Bottom-13 Result

There is a vast improvement by Arsenal 2W 1D 3L against Top-7 teams in contrast to last season.
One more win to equal last season 3W 3D 6L.

The wintry months – 2nd Quarter performance – , will separate the chaff form the wheat and we know who are the Top-4 teams that will still be battling for the title or 2nd spot behind Man City.

Top-10 Teams after 2nd Quarter Round #11 to #19:
….. W … D … L ….. F ….. A … +/- __ Points
….. 7 ….. 0 … 0 … 19 ….. 5 … 14 … … 21 … Abu Dhabi City
….. 5 ….. 1 … 1 … 13 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 16 … Chelski
….. 4 ….. 3 … 0 … 17 ….. 4 ….. 9 … … 15 … Liverpool
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 … 14 ….. 7 ….. 7 … … 15 … Manchester United
….. 5 ….. 0 … 2 ….. 7 ….. 3 ….. 4 … … 15 … Burnley

….. 4 ….. 2 … 1 … 14 ….. 9 ….. 5 … … 14 … Everton
….. 4 ….. 2 … 1 … 14 … 10 ….. 4 … … 14 … Leicester City
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 … 11 ….. 7 ….. 4 … … 11 … Arsenal
….. 3 ….. 2 … 2 … 11 ….. 7 ….. 4 … … 11 … Tiny Totts
….. 2 ….. 4 … 2 ….. 9 … 12 …. -3 … … 10 … Crystal Palace


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