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Mesut Ozil's New Premier League Record And 5 Other Mad Stats From Arsenal Vs Spurs

Mesut Ozil's New Premier League Record And 5 Other Mad Stats From Arsenal Vs Spurs
By Mikey Traynor

Arsenal took on bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the 4pm Sunday kick-off, and it was well and truly a game of two half as Spurs looked seriously impressive in the first half, taking the lead through Harry Kane, before Arsenal clawed their way back into the contest, eventually equalising and securing a 1-1 draw.

Kieran Gibbs was the man who pulled Arsenal level, as he connected with a Mesut Ozil cross, and by claiming that assist the German international set a new Premier League record for consecutive assists:

Ozil really is now delivering on what many expected of him when he made the move from Real Madrid.

Another player who underwhelmed early in his Premier League career before tuning it around is Spurs winger Erik Lamela, albeit in a less impressive manner than Ozil.

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The Argentinian international has great going forward for Spurs, but by picking up a booking today he has earned a suspension, and become the second most booked player in the league this term. Not something you would associate from a so called "luxury" player.

Harry Kane put Spurs in front, and in doing so became the leading Premier League goalscorer in 2015, which is very impressive considering the goal drought he suffered at the start of this season:

And the goal that drew Arsenal level was in itself a landmark goal, although not many noticed, leaving the total amount of goals in the Premier League at the nice round figure of 24,000:

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Perhaps worrying for Arsenal fans was the performance of Santi Cazorla, who struggled to make an impact before being subbed. It's rare that he goes a game without creating a chance.

And lastly, we'll leave you with the fact that Spurs are in the type of form that their fans rarely get to enjoy:

A cracking game at The Emirates finishes all square.

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