Arsenal FC v Hull: Starting Teams

Arseanl FC welcome Hull to the Emirates Stadium an we have the starting teams as the league leaders looks to keep up their momentum.

Teams Arsenal FC: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Flamini, Ramsey, Rosicky, Cazorla, Ozil, Bendtner Hull: McGregor, Figueroa, Elmohamady, Chester, Bruce, Meyler, Huddlestone, Livermore, Brady, Graham, Sagbo


  • Arsenal have won eight of the last nine matches against Hull in all competitions (W8, L1).
  • Hull were the first team ever to record a comeback victory at the Emirates, doing so in their famous 2-1 victory in September 2008.
  • It is 100 years since the clubs met for the first time in the league. They played out a goalless draw at Highbury on that occasion.


  • The Gunners have taken 36 points from a possible 48 (W11, D3, L2) at home in 2013, including 15 from 18 (W5, L1).
  • Arsene Wenger’s men have kept four clean sheets in their last five league games; they conceded just once in the other match (0-1 at Manchester United).
  • Six of the last 13 league goals scored by the Gunners have come in the last 10 minutes of matches.
  • Wojciech Szczesny has the best saves to shots ratio (81%) in the Premier League this season (minimum 16 on target shots faced).
  • Mesut Ozil has the most assists in the Premier League this season (6).


  • Hull have won just one of their last 30 Premier League away games (W1, D7, L22) – 10 points from a possible 90.
  • The Tigers’ win over Liverpool on Sunday saw them score more than once for only the second time this season (13 games).
  • In seven meetings against fellow top-10 clubs, Steve Bruce’s men have won two (Newcastle and Liverpool) and lost five.
  • Hull are unbeaten this season when they have scored the opening goal (W4, D1).

4th December                                                              Home  Draw   Away Arsenal v Hull                                                              1/5       6/1       14/1 Liverpool v Norwich                                                    1/4       5/1       11/1 Man United v Everton                                                 4/6       29/10   17/4 Southampton v Aston Villa                                          4/6       11/4     9/2 Stoke v Cardiff                                                                        21/20   23/10   19/10 Sunderland v Chelsea                                                 11/2     16/5     8/15 Swansea v Newcastle                                                  6/5       12/5     12/5 Fulham v Tottenham                                                   5/1       14/5     8/13 West Brom v Man City                                               5/1       3/1       6/10 Wednesday’s Premier League Home Comforts Arsenal – Liverpool – Man United – Southampton all to win – 7/2 Wednesday’s Premier League Away The Lads Chelsea – Tottenham – Man City all to win – 10/3     2013/14 Premier League Outright Man City 17/10 Arsenal 5/2 Chelsea 7/2 Man United 11/1 Liverpool 11/1 Tottenham 80/1 Everton 100/1 Southampton 300/1 EW 1/3 1, 2


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