4. Facts and Formation:
Chelsea played their custom 4-2-3-1 formation with Oscar back in starting line-up from opening day. Matic and Fabregas in the centre, Pedro who was rested from mid-week game was back in side whereas Terry was rested again.
Arsenal played the same formation with Cazorla and Coquelin in the center and Ramsey and Alexis on wings. Giroud was benched for this game, favoring Walcott to exploit lack of pace in Chelsea’s defense.
Zouma scored his first goal since February for Chelsea giving the lead. Arsenal haven’t beaten Chelsea since 2011 at Stamford Bridge. Arsene Wenger is still to beat Mourinho in BPL.