Granit Xhaka hit a belter to score his first for Arsenal, but how far did it travel and how fast was it going?

Xhaka’s goal against Hull might have been his first for Arsenal, but it was his 24th career goal in 249 games, so an average of just over one goal every 10 games – not a bad rate for a defensive midfielder.

We try and work out how far and fast his effort against Hull went:

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