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Fulham have won just one of the last nine Premier League games against Arsenal.

Robin van Persie has scored in five of his seven Premier League starts against Fulham.

Fulham have never won away against Arsenal in any competition in 25 attempts, losing on 22 occasions.

Bobby Zamora scored in the last match Arsenal lost at Highbury and the first that they lost at the Emirates Stadium.

The Whites have only scored 12 goals in 20 Premier League games against Arsenal and only more than once on two occasions. They have netted only six times in 10 Premier League away games against the Gunners.

Fulham have won just three out of 45 Premier League London derbies away from home and none of the last 34 since they beat Tottenham in August 2003.

Robin van Persie has scored 31 goals in 29 Premier League games in 2011 and seven in his last four appearances at the Emirates.

Van Persie is the fifth player in Premier League history to score 30+ goals in a calendar year (after Alan Shearer twice (1994 & 1995), Les Ferdinand (1995), Ruud van Nistelrooy (2003) & Thierry Henry (2004).

92% of the goals Arsenal have scored have been netted from open play, the highest percentage in the top flight.

Fulham and Arsenal have scored the joint-fewest headed goals in the Premier League (1) along with Wigan. Opta

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Posted November 25, 2011 by arsenalwonder in arsenal

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