Unai Emery: Statistics to worry and encourage Arsenal

Date published: Tuesday 22nd May 2018 9:25

The trophies:

3 x Europa League (2013/14, 14/15, 15/16)
Ligue 1 (2017/18)
2 x Coupe de France (2016/17, 17/18)
Coupe de la Ligue (2016/17)
2 x Trophée des Champions (2016/17, 17/18)

The matches:

Games in charge: 719
Wins: 385
Draws: 155
Defeats: 179
Win percentage: 53.5%

La Liga (Valencia & Sevilla): P:323 W:154 D:74 L:95 – Points: 536 Points per match: 1.66
Ligue 1 (PSG): P:75 W:56 D:11 L:8 – Points: 179 Points per match: 2.39
Premier Liga (Spartak Moscow): P:17 W:9 D:2 L:6 – Points: 29 Points per match: 1.71
Champions League: P:41 W:17 D:8 L:16 – Points per match: 1.44
Europa League: P:61 W:34 D:18 L:9 – Points per match: 1.97

Biggest wins:

PSG 8-0 Dijon – Ligue 1, January 17, 2018
PSG 7-0 Bastia – Coupe de France, January 7, 2017
Valencia 7-0 Genk – Champions League, November 23, 2011
PSG 7-1 Celtic – Champions League, November 22, 2017
PSG 7-1 Monaco – Ligue 1, April 15, 2018

Biggest defeats:

Barcelona 6-1 PSG – Champions League, March 8, 2017
Zenit St Petersburg 5-0 Spartak Moscow – Premier Liga, August 11, 2012
Real Madrid 7-3 Sevilla – La Liga, October 30, 2013
Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla – La Liga November 22, 2014
Spartak Moscow 1-5 Dinamo Moscow – Premier Liga, November 25, 2012

 

The rivals

Managers

Emery has never beaten Pep Guardiola (P10 L6 D4) or Jose Mourinho (P5 L4 D1).

Emery has suffered most defeats against Luis Enrique (P10 W2 D1 L7) and Diego Simeone (P12 W0, D5 L7).

As PSG manager, Emery has faced Arsenal under Arsene Wenger twice, with both games in the Champions League group stage in 16/17 ending in draws – 1-1 in Paris, 2-2 at the Emirates.

Emery has faced 18 managers on more than three occasions without losing.

Emery has faced five managers on more than three occasions and won every time. They are Stephane Moulin (Angers), Olivier Dall’Oglio (Dijon), Philippe Hinschberger (Metz), Jocelyn Gourvennec (Bordeaux), Christian Gourcuff (Rennes).

Record versus Premier League managers:
Pep Guardiola: P10 W0 L6 D4 – PPG: 0.4
Jose Mourinho: P5 W0 L4 D1 – PPG: 0.2
Manuel Pellegrini: P12 W3 L6 D3 – PPG: 1
Arsene Wenger: P2 W0 L0 D2 – PPG: 1
Mauricio Pochettino: P7 W4 L2 D1 – PPG: 1.86
Javi Gracia: P6 W5 L0 D1 – PPG: 2.67
Rafael Benitez: P1 W1 L0 D0 – PPG: 3
Jurgen Klopp: P1 W1 L0 D0 – PPG: 3

Record against other notable coaches:
Luis Enrique: P10 W2 L7 D1 – PPG: 0.7
Diego Simeone: P12 W0 L7 D5 – PPG: 0.42
Carlo Ancelotti: P6 W2 L4 D0 – PPG: 1
Ernesto Valverde: P12 W7 L3 D2 – PPG: 1.92
Zinedine Zidane: P3 W0 L3 D0 – PPG: 0
Leonardo Jardim: P8 W6 L1 D1 – PPG: 2.38
Massimiliano Allegri: P2 W1 L1 D0 – PPG: 1.5
Sir Alex Ferguson: P2 W0 L1 D1 – PPG: 0.5

 

Clubs

Emery has faced Barcelona more often than any other opponent, winning only twice in 25 matches.

Emery has beaten Real Madrid five times in 22 meetings.

Emery has lost 10 and drawn 10 of his 23 meetings with Atletico Madrid.

Emery has beaten Espanyol more often than any other opponent, winning 14 of 19 meetings.

Record against English clubs:
Arsenal (P2, D2)
Man Utd (P2, L1, D1)
Man City (P2, L2)
Stoke (P2, W2)
Chelsea (P2, L1, D1)
Liverpool (P1, W1)

Overall record versus British clubs: P11, W3, L4, D4

 

The players:

Most used players:
Ever Banega: 200 games
Pablo Hernandez: 157 games
Kevin Gameiro: 145 games
Juan Mata: 141 games
Coke: 136 games

Highest goalscorers:
Edinson Cavani: 89 goals in 98 appearances
Kevin Gameiro: 67 goals in 145 appearances
David Villa: 59 goals in 88 appearances
Roberto Soldado: 52 goals in 95 appearances
Carlos Bacca: 49 goals in 148 appearances

Youngest debutants:
Jonathan Ikone – PSG (18 years 4 months, 26 days)
Isco – Valencia (18 years 7 months, 03 days)
Sergey Bryzgalov – Spartak Moscow (19 years 10 months, 17 days)
Juan Munoz – Sevilla (19 years 10 months, 18 days)
Sofiane Feghouli – Valencia (20 years 11 months, 11 days)

 

The signings:

Most expensive signings:

Neymar – £200million
Barcelona to PSG, August 2017

Julian Draxler – £40million (approx)
Wolfsburg to PSG, January 2017

Gonçalo Guedes – £22million (approx)
Benfica to PSG, January 2017

Grzegorz Krychowiak – £22million (approx)
Sevilla to PSG, July 2016

Jese – £21million (approx)
Real Madrid to PSG, August 2016


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