Arsenal have 55 points from their opening 24 matches this season. This is the third best ever top flight points tally at this stage of the season; they had 58 in 03/04 and 57 in 07/08.
Arsenal have won seven Premier League matches 2-0 this season, they are one of only two teams this season to have had the exact same result seven times; the other team is Palace, who have now lost 2-0 seven times.
Arsenal extend their unbeaten run vs. Palace to seven league matches. Tony Pulis has now failed to win a Premier League match at Arsenal in six attempts.
Oxlade-Chamberlain’s second was the 150th Premier League goal Crystal Palace have conceded away from home, excluding own goals.