FOOTBALL - Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 7-3 in their Premier League match on Saturday. This was the first time ever in 157 league matches they scored seven goals against Newcastle. Arsenal equalled their club record of scoring seven Premier League goals in a match.
- They also netted seven PL goals against Everton in 2005 (7-0), Middlesbrough in 2006 (7-0) and Blackburn in January 2012 (7-1).
- They are the second team to score seven PL goals in two different matches in one year. Chelsea achieved this feat in 2010, when they scored at least seven goals in four different matches.
- Arsenal’s top flight goalscoring record in a match is nine. In 1931 they defeated Grimsby Town 9-1 and in 1932 the Gunners won 9-2 over Sheffield United.