Stat shows Arsenal duo beating entire Man United team this season
Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla have been in sparkling form for Arsenal so far this season...
Manchester United’s goal drought extended to more than five hours on Saturday as the Red Devils were held to a goalless draw at Crystal Palace.
Their stalemate at Selhurst Park following their draws against Middlesbrough and Manchester City, leaving Louis van Gaal’s men four points off the top of the Premier League after 11 games.
Arsenal, meanwhile, continued to underline their title credentials by scoring three second-half goals to secure a 3-0 win at Swansea City this weekend.
Chances created in the Premier League this season
Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla: 81
Manchester United’s entire squad: 81
Now, this stat proves just how good Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla have been at creating chances for Arsene Wenger’s side this season.
Between them, Ozil and Cazorla have created a combined 81 goal-scoring chances in the Premier League this season – the exact same number as Manchester United’s entire team.
United have scored only 15 goals in the league so far this season, while Arsenal have netted 21 times to leave them second in the table and level on points with leaders Manchester City.
Chances created in the Premier League this season: Mesut Ozil & Santi Cazorla = 81 Manchester United's entire squad = 81
— Arsenal News (@__arsenalnews_) November 1, 2015