9 Things You Need To Know: Arsenal vs West Brom

* Arsenal’s sensational 5-3 Barclays Premier League victory over Chelsea was their third win on the trot, and marked Robin van Persie’s 7th goal in three games

* Van Persie is now the top scorer in the Barclays Premier League with 10 goals and is also now Arsenal’s top ranked player in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index in third place

* Van Persie’s prolific shooting has seen his make 43 attempts at goal so far this season with 65% on target. He has also contributed two assists and completed 169 passes in his opponent’s half.

* Van Persie covered 11,178 metres in the Chelsea game, only better by Arsenal’s midfield pairing of Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta

* Van Persie also recorded a top speed of 26.71mph, just behind fastest player Arteta with 26.79mph

* West Brom’s four game unbeaten run in the Barclays Premier League came to an end against Liverpool last weekend

* West Brom covered 111,843 metres in that game, compared to Liverpool’s 112,430 metres

* West Brom are the joint lowest scorers in the league, and even last season’s top scorer Peter Odemwingie has managed just 13 efforts at goal with 69% on target

* Jonas Olsson remains top of the clearances chat in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index having made 32 so far this season

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