The number of shots Arsenal have faced in the league this season gives a damning verdict of how poor they have been defensively this season.
The Gunners threw away a two-goal lead against Watford on Sunday as they drew 2-2 at Vicarage Road.
The Hornets capitalised on shocking errors by Sokratis and David Luiz to get themselves back on level terms after a first-half brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
It would be unfair to say that Watford did not deserve to get back to 2-2 because they peppered Bernd Leno in the Arsenal goal.
They managed a staggering 31 attempts with 10 on target and were perhaps unlucky not to have grabbed all three points.
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Tom Cleverley capitalised on Sokratis’ poor pass in his own box while Luiz tripped Roberto Pereyra who then scored the proceeding penalty.
It was the most shots Arsenal have faced in a match since data collection started in 2003 while Watford’s second half efforts accounted for two per cent of all shots in the Premier League this season.
Most shots faced in Europe's top five leagues
1. Arsenal – 96
2. Norwich – 93
3. Tottenham – 82
4. Toulouse – 79
5. Aston Villa – 77
=6. Amiens – 76
=6. Bournemouth – 76
8. Southampton – 75
The Gunners top the list with the most shots faced in Europe’s top five leagues so far this season with a staggering 96 but have let in just eight goals.
Newly promoted Norwich are second with 93, including the 25 they faced against Manchester City on Saturday.
Tottenham complete an all Premier League top three with 82.
Ligue 1 side Toulouse are fourth with 79 while Aston Villa are fifth on 77 but have only played four games so far.
Bournemouth and Amiens both have 76 with Southampton having faced one fewer on 75.
In the Premier League, Manchester City have faced the fewest on 31 with Everton next on 42 followed by Leicester (47), Chelsea (48), Man United (48) and Liverpool (50).