Premier League Match Preview: Arsenal vs Chelsea

Mikel Arteta’s first game in charge of Arsenal ended in a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth in which they went behind.

Chelsea are doing their best to chuck away Champions League football for next season. They have lost five of their last seven in the Premier League.

Chelsea haven’t kept a clean sheet in each of their last nine matches in all competitions. Arsenal, meanwhile, have kept just one in their last 16.

Team News

Arsenal –Calum Chambers is available again after serving a one-match ban. As Sokratis came off against Bournemouth with a knock, Chambers could slot straight into defence here.

Mesut Ozil recovered from injury to start Mikel Arteta’s first game in charge of Arsenal.

Nicolas Pepe and Matteo Guendouzi will hope to benefit from any rotation applied. Various betting options are available on NaijaBet for this weekend games

Gabriel Martinelli missed out on Boxing Day through injury and remains a doubt. Dani Ceballos and Hector Bellerin are also doubts for the Gunners.

Chelsea-Frank Lampard will certainly make changes from the side that lost 2-0 at home to Southampton on Boxing Day.

The Chelsea head coach will desperately hope Mason Mount is fit enough to start, while Mateo Kovacic will return to the side after missing out on Thursday through suspension.

Marcos Alonso will hope to start at left-back, but Lampard may opt for Cesar Azpilicueta on that side and Reece James at right-back.

Despite struggling against Southampton, Lampard afterwards suggested Callum Hudson-Odoi would be rewarded with game time after impressing in training.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Arsenal’s last 3 home games (Premier League).

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Chelsea’s last 3 games in Premier League.

Arsenal have failed to win 10 of their last 11 Premier League matches.

Arsenal have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 3 home matches (Premier League).

Arsenal are undefeated in their last 5 home matches against Chelsea in all competitions.

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As at the time this post Arsenal has 3.03 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Chelsea has 2.31 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 3.79 .

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