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Arsenal’s 2019/20 Premier League Stat Leaders

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Who led the Gunners in a few of the key stat areas this season in the league?

Arsenal v Manchester City - FA Cup: Semi Final Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

It was a rough, but memorable, year for Arsenal. The 2019/20 season had three different managers in charge, the emergence of Bukayo Saka, the fall and return of Granit Xhaka, plus many other subplots. While the FA Cup Final is still to come, fans will be happy to put this Premier League campaign behind them.

Before we jump into the off-season transfer market and begin looking ahead to Mikel Arteta’s first full year in charge, let’s take a look back at who stood out in the league. Here are the top five players for a few of the key stats (collected from FBref):

Goals

  1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 22
  2. Alexandre Lacazette - 10
  3. Nicolas Pépé - 5
  4. Gabriel Martinelli - 3
  5. (tied) David Luiz, Sokratis, & Eddie Nketiah - 2

Assists

  1. Nicolas Pépé - 6
  2. Bukayo Saka - 5
  3. Alexandre Lacazette - 4
  4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 3
  5. (tied) Xhaka, Ozil, Kolasinac, Ceballos, & Maitland-Niles - 2

Minutes

  1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 3,136
  2. David Luiz - 2,809
  3. Bernd Leno - 2,649
  4. Granit Xhaka - 2,586
  5. Nicolas Pépé - 2,010

Passing Completion Percentage (minimum 200)

  1. Sokratis - 89.7%
  2. Mattéo Guendouzi - 89.0%
  3. Granit Xhaka - 87.8%
  4. Lucas Torreira - 87.5%
  5. Davidu Luiz - 86.5%

Completed Crosses into the Penalty Area

  1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 14
  2. Nicolas Pépé - 9
  3. Bukayo Saka - 6
  4. Alexandre Lacazette - 6
  5. (tied) Ainsley Maitland-Niles & Kieran Tierney - 5

Shot Creating Actions

  1. Nicolas Pépé - 66
  2. Mesut Ozil - 63
  3. Alexandre Lacazette - 58
  4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 54
  5. Dani Ceballos - 47

Goal Creating Actions

  1. Alexandre Lacazette - 13
  2. Nicolas Pépé - 9
  3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 9
  4. Mesut Ozil - 7
  5. Bukayo Saka - 7

Tackles Won

  1. Dani Ceballos - 28
  2. Granit Xhaka - 27
  3. Ainsley Maitland-Niles - 27
  4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 24
  5. Lucas Torreira - 24

Goals scored while on pitch minus off pitch

  1. Granit Xhaka - +16
  2. Alexandre Lacazette - +11
  3. David Luiz - +9
  4. Nicolas Pépé - +8
  5. Dani Ceballos - +8

Interesting side note, only two players had a negative score in this category, Guendouzi (-7) and Martinelli (-2).

There are obviously endless stats collected from matches these days, so this set is just highlighting a few. Let us know what stood out to you from group of statistics and which others of note you found interesting this year (in the Premier League). Another version of this that includes all competitions will be out next week after the FA Cup Final.