Arsenal vs Chelsea: Match Preview, Team News and Prediction

English Premier League

Arsenal host Chelsea for a Premier League London derby on Monday. The Contest was rescheduled due to policing issues.

Manchester City thrashed Gunners 4:1 to take the lead at the top of the table. Arteta’s men are now knocked off to 2nd place. But the good news is Arsenal will now return to Champions League for the first time since 2016-17 season.

Meanwhile, Chelsea lost 2:1 against Brentford at Stanford Bridge in the midweek. Blues struggle continues as they currently sit 12th position in the Premier League Table.

Back in November, Arsenal won 1:0 against Chelsea at Stanford Bridge as Gabriel Magalhaes scored the winner for the Gunners.

Arsenal Premier League Form: W D D D L

Chelsea Premier League Form: L D L L L

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Team News

Arsenal Team News

William Saliba would be highly unlikely to recover for his back problem in time. However, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Mohamed Elneny are also sidelined due kne injuries.

Arsenal’s Possible Line-up

Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White, Rob Holding Gabriel Magalhaes, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Martin Odeegard, Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Jesus.

Chelsea Team News

Chelsea lost Mason Mount and Reece James for rest of the season due to pelvic and thigh problems, while Marc Cucurella will be out for couple of weeks due to thigh injury. Other absentees for Blues are Armando Broja and Marcus Bettinelli.

Chelsea’s Possible Line-up

Kepa Arrizabalaga, Trevor Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell, Enzo Fernandez, N’golo Kante, Conor Gallagher, João Felix, Kai Havertz, Raheem Sterling.

Our Prediction

Arsenal 2:0 Chelsea

Arsenal will break deadlock against Chelsea to win their first match in last 5 Premier League fixtures. Chelsea have struggled this season but they will like to end the season on a high note.

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