Arsenal and Chelsea meet for the 197th time on Saturday evening with the pair going head-to-head in the English Premier League at The Emirates Stadium.

The outcome of the match could be absolutely massive with both clubs desperate to secure a return to the UEFA Champions League next season.

Ahead of the match, we take a look back at the key numbers behind the meetings between these two proud clubs of the English game.

1 – Chelsea have won just one of their last seven meetings with Arsenal in all competitions, that victory coming earlier this season as The Blues won 3-2 at Stamford Bridge

13 – Arsenal have won 13 more of their meetings with Chelsea than The Blues. The Gunners have 76 wins compared to Chelsea’s 63

6 – Chelsea’s biggest win against The Gunners came in 2014, a 6-0 mauling at Stamford Bridge. Samuel Eto’o, Andre Schurrle, Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah were all on the scoresheet that day while Oscar netted two goals

1907 – The Blues beat Woolwich Arsenal 2-1 in the first-ever meeting between the two clubs at Stamford Bridge in 1907

24 – Chelsea had 24 attempts on goal during their 3-2 victory over Arsenal earlier this season at Stamford Bridge

19 – There have been 19 goalless draws when Chelsea have met Arsenal in the past. The most recent stalemate came at Stamford Bridge in the Carabao Cup semi-finals last season

81 – Marcos Alonso netted the winning goal in the 81st minute at Stamford Bridge in August as Chelsea ended a six-match winless streak against Arsenal with a 3-2 victory

5 – Arsenal have avoided defeat against Chelsea on The Blues’ last five visits to The Emirates Stadium

29 – Arsenal’s number 29, Granit Xhaka, netted the winning goal as the North Londoners beat Chelsea 2-1 in their Carabao Cup second leg match at The Emirates Stadium last season

10 – Chelsea have collected 10 points from their last four English Premier League matches compared to Arsenal’s return of just four

The latest meeting is scheduled to kick-off at 5.30pm on Saturday evening and will be screened live on BT Sport 1.