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Leicester v Arsenal Premier League preview 0

Posted on May 08, 2018 by David Nugent

On Wednesday night, Arsenal plays their penultimate game under veteran boss Arsene Wenger, as the Gunners visit midtable Leicester.

Leicester already look to be on the beach after a terrible run of form ruled the Foxes out of finishing in the top seven and earning a Europa League qualifying spot.

Claude Puel’s team currently sits ninth-place in the table after a winless run of five games in the top-flight. To make matters worse the Foxes have suffered defeats in four of those aforementioned five winless games.

Arsenal v Burnley Premier League preview 0

Posted on May 05, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal host Burnley at the Emirates Stadium, as the home side look to give Arsene Wenger a good send-off in his final home game in charge of the Gunners.

Arsenal are still recovering from exiting the Europa League at the semi-final stage on Thursday night against Atletico Madrid. The Gunners recent form has been poor, as the north London outfit has won just one of their last six games in competitions.

Wenger’s side now look set to finish sixth-place, with fifth-place Chelsea nine points clear of the Gunners with just three league games remaining. However, the seventh-place visitors are just three points behind the home side, although they have played an extra game.

Atletico Madrid v Arsenal Europa League semi-final second leg preview 0

Posted on May 02, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal travel to Atletico Madrid for their Europa League semi-final second leg tie. The Gunners face a big task at the Wanda Metropolitano after the first leg finished 1-1 at the Emirates Stadium.

Atletico Madrid’s recent form has been inconsistent of late, as Diego Simeone’s side have won just one of their last four games in all competitions. However, that is as far as the positive go in terms of Arsenal turning this tie around.

Los Rojiblancos have won ten of their last 11 home games in all competitions. Rather dauntingly for the Gunners, Atletico have kept clean sheets in their last 11 games in all competitions at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Manchester United v Arsenal Premier League preview 0

Posted on April 27, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday, Arsenal travels to Manchester United’s Old Trafford, as the Gunners attempt to end a terrible run of form on their travels in the Premier League.

Manchester United heads into this clash second in the top-flight table, three points clear of Liverpool in third with a game on the Merseysiders. Jose Mourinho’s team have been in good form of late in the league winning six of their last seven games in the top-flight, while also finding the net twice or more in all six of the victories.

Arsenal v Atletico Madrid Europa League semi-final first leg preview 0

Posted on April 25, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host Spanish club Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in the Europa League semi-final first leg.

Arsenal heads into this game on the back of a 4-1 home win over West Ham. It was the story of the Gunners season, as they dominated the home game, but on their travels, Arsene Wenger’s team have been woeful.

However, the team from north London have a strong record in the Europa League, winning eight of their last 12 games in Europe’s secondary competition. The Gunners have also won three of their last four European games, while also scoring at least two goals in their last four games in Europe.

Arsenal v West Ham Premier League preview 0

Posted on April 21, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal host West Ham at the Emirates Stadium, as the home look to build momentum ahead of Thursday night’s Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid.

The Gunners head into this clash on the back of the surprise news from Friday morning that veteran boss Arsene Wenger will step down as the clubs boss this summer.

Everybody connected with the club will be hoping that the team can finish the season in strong fashion. However, with the Europa League now the Gunners priority, the Premier League campaign is likely to take a back seat.

Newcastle v Arsenal Premier League Preview 0

Posted on April 14, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal travel to in-form Newcastle in the Premier League, as the home side seek one more victory to secure their top-flight status.

Newcastle have moved away from the relegation zone with a three-game winning run of late in the Premier League. The Magpies are now ten points clear of the drop zone and look to be safe from the drop.

A 2-1 win away at Leicester in their last Premier League outing displayed the Magpies recent confidence.

Rafa Benitez’s team have a strong recent record at St James Park in the league, as the Magpies are unbeaten in six home games, having won their three Premier League games on home soil.

CSKA Moscow v Arsenal Europa League preview 0

Posted on April 11, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal travel to the Russian capital to face CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter-final second leg. The Gunners take a commanding 4-1 lead into the clash, but cannot afford complacency against the Russian side.

The home side have been in patchy form in recent weeks and their Europa League form has been little more consistent either. The Russian side have won just two of their last six games in Europe.

The Russian side’s last two European games have seen over 2.5 goals. However, their previous five games produced under 2.5 goals.

Arsenal v Southampton Premier League preview 0

Posted on April 07, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal host relegation-threatened Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners are currently sixth-place in the table and a top-four finish now looks well beyond Arsene Wenger’s team. However, the Gunners have been in decent form of late, winning their last five games in all competitions, having scored at least two goals in all five of the victories.

The north London side has also won their last two Premier League games 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium. One of the positives, as always it seems with Arsenal is their home record.

Arsenal v CSKA Moscow Europa League quarter-final first leg preview 0

Posted on April 04, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in the quarter-final first leg of the Europa League.

Arsenal have been enduring a difficult campaign. However, the Europa League has been the highlight of the season so far. Last time out in the competition, the Gunners saw-off Italian giants AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate after a 2-0 win at the San Siro and a 3-1 victory at the Emirates.

The wins against the Rossoneri mean that Arsene Wenger’s side has now won four of their last five games in the Europa League. A key to that good run in Europe’s secondary competition is the home sides attacking prowess, as they have scored at least two goals in four of their last five European outings.



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