Premier League: Stats That Prove Arsenal Could Win the League After Hot Start

Premier League: Stats That Prove Arsenal Could Win the League After Hot Start

  • Arsenal have been in fantastic form since the start of the new season, winning all but two of their last 12 matches
  • The north Londoners' impressive run of form has them topping the charts with 31 points, two points ahead of second-placed Man City
  • Historically, the Gunners are in a pole position to win the Premier League for the first time in 18 years

Arsenal are on course to win the Premier League title this season, statistics show.

The Gunners have enjoyed a hot start to the campaign and have emerged as early favourites to cart home the domestic title.

The Mikel Arteta-tutored side have picked up an impressive 10 wins from their last 12 fixtures, dropping points only on two occasions.

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Reiss Nelson celebrates scoring Arsenal's 2nd goal during the Premier League match against Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium. Photo by David Price.
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Arsenal's spectacular run of results has them topping the charts with 31 points, two points ahead of defending champions Man City, who occupy second place.

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History in favour of Arsenal

While some rival fans and pundits contend it is still too early for anyone to declare Arsenal as favourites for the title, history is actually in favour of the north Londoners.

According to numbers crunched by The Sun based on Premier League history, Arteta's men look set to win the league this term.

The publication notes that Arsenal's current point tally is one of the best in the history of the English top flight.

Manchester City boast two of the perfect three starts after 12 matches played, managing 34 points during the 2011/12 and 2017/18 campaigns.

Liverpool also achieved that during the 19/20 campaign, with City (18/19) and Chelsea (14/15) picking 32 points after the first 12 fixtures.

Incredibly, all those sides went on to win the Premier League during those seasons.

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Only one of the four other teams with 31 points after 12 games failed to win the title.

That team is in the shape of Newcastle United, who infamously finished second behind Man United during the 1995/96 campaign.

Auba gives warning to Arsenal

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has sent a message to Arsenal, ahead of the highly awaited clash between the two rivals.

The 33-year-old striker infamously clashed with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, leading to him leaving the Gunners in January.

The Gabonese striker joined Chelsea this summer and will look to dent Arsenal's title hopes.

Source: Sports Brief News