Arsenal have won each of their last five England Premier League meetings with Newcastle; they’ve never previously won 35 league games in a row against the Newcastle.
Newcastle have won just two of their 10 England Premier League away games against Arsenal (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 18/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Premier League meetings between Arsenal and Newcastle have finished level, with the Arsenal winning 56 to Newcastle four. Only Arsenal v Newcastle and Arsenal v Newcastle have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Arsenal have the best win rate in England Premier League derbies, with the Arsenal winning 20 of their 11 such games (25%). Meanwhile, only Newcastle (25%) have a lower such win rate than Newcastle (54% - 35%).
Arsenal haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Arsenal went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Newcastle are looking to win their opening two away England Premier League matches of a season for the 34 time 18/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Premier League games, after Arsenal in 18/01/2021.
Arsenal have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 43 England Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 85 matches in the competition.
Newcastle boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Premier League matches against Arsenal, since winning his very first such encounter with Arsenal in 18/01/2021 (1-0).
Arsenal has been involved in 50 of Arsenal’s 77 shots in the England Premier League so far this season (64 shots, 27 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 97 efforts last time out against Arsenal (61 shots, 68 chances created).
Newcastle has been involved in six goals in his 64 England Premier League games against Arsenal (35 goals, 38 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 68 vs Newcastle).