Arsenal Dominates Crystal Palace with a 5-0 Victory

Read about Arsenal's spectacular 5-0 win against Crystal Palace in the Premier League, as well as their impressive statistics in header goals.


Highlights of Arsenal's 5-0 Victory

Arsenal returned to Premier League action with a bang by thrashing Crystal Palace 5-0 at Emirates Stadium. The highlights package showcases the best moments of the game.

In the first half, Gabriel headed Arsenal in front on 11 minutes, followed by an own goal by Dean Henderson. In the second half, Leandro Trossard scored, and Gabriel Martinelli netted twice in stoppage-time, resulting in Arsenal's joint-biggest league win of the season so far.

You can watch the bitesize version of the highlights video above, or check out the extended cut below for a more detailed view of the match.

Arsenal Takes the Lead in Header Goals

Arsenal stands out in the Premier League this season when it comes to header goals. They have netted 10 times from headers, which is more than any other team in the competition. Last season, they scored 12 goals using this method.

Some memorable headers include Declan Rice's last-gasp winner against Luton Town, Kai Havertz's late game-winning goal against Brentford, and Leandro Trossard's brave header for Arsenal's 1,000th goal at Emirates Stadium.

Gabriel is currently one of two players with more than one league goal using his head, and a total of eight Arsenal players have scored using their aerial prowess.

With 21 games played, Arsenal is on track to break their record of 17 header goals in a season, set in 2016/17 by Olivier Giroud.

Historical Header Statistics

Since the formation of the Premier League in 1992, Arsenal has scored 294 headers, ranking them sixth in the all-time rankings. Their biggest victims in this regard are Everton, against whom they have scored 21 headers.

Olivier Giroud leads as Arsenal's top header scorer with 27 goals, followed by Ian Wright with 14 goals. Gabriel, with seven goals, and Gabriel Jesus, with six goals, are the highest-scoring players in Arsenal's current squad.