Arsenal have already lost the top position in the English Premier League. Their title hope is almost over after losing to Manchester City. But the Gunners are trying their best to secure the league. They will host their city rival, Chelsea FC, tomorrow at Emirates Stadium. 

Chelsea FC are yet to win a match under their new interim manager, Frank Lampard. The Blues suffered three consecutive defeats in the league under Frank Lampard. With the clash against Arsenal, Chelsea will definitely look for a victory at Emirates Stadium.

Stats & Facts

Arsenal have been doing great in the league this season. But they lost their tempo at the end of the season. In their last match, Man City smashed them by a 4-1 margin. Kevin De Bruyne scored twice, while John Stones and Erling Haaland got one goal for each. The defeat moved Arsenal from the top of the table, which means their title hope is in serious danger. They are now one point behind the table topper, Man City. Moreover, Man City could increase the difference as they have one game in their hand.

On the other hand, Chelsea’s poor form continues under Frank Lampard. They are winless in their last eight straight games. Moreover, Chelsea scored only one goal in April. They also have poor records against Arsenal. The Blues lost four of their last five meetings with the Gunners.

Team News

William Saliba is still unavailable for Arsenal. Arteta fears Saliba might miss the remainder of the season due to his back problem. Takehiro Tomiyasu and Mohamed Elneny are also out of the squad due to knee injuries. However, Leandro Trossard is back again and ready to play.

As for Chelsea, Mason Mount and Reece James are out for the rest of the season. Marc Cucurella is also injured, but Lampard hopes to get him within a few weeks.

The Possible Lineup for Arsenal:

Ramsdale; White, Holding, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Xhaka, Partey; Saka, Odegaard, Trossard; Jesus

The Possible Lineup for Chelsea:

Kepa; Chalobah, Silva, Fofana, Chilwell; Fernandez, Kante, Gallagher; Felix, Havertz, Sterling

Prediction: Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea

As the home side, Arsenal will have tremendous support from the gallery. They will surely play aggressive football against Chelsea in order to get back to the top place. However, Chelsea’s goal-scoring capability is under the question mark. It will be very tough for the Blues to score against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium.

Betfair Odds: 

Arsenal: 1.65

Draw: 4.00

Chelsea: 5.00

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