Match Preview: Stoke vs Arsenal

Match Preview: Stoke	vs	Arsenal

Kick Off 4:00pm

Team News

 Stoke
  • Stoke have very little in the way of injury problems, with Robert Huth in with a chance of returning.
  • Oussama Assaidi remains absent.
  • Wilson Palacios could be back in the starting lineup.

 Arsenal

  • Arsenal could have problems at left-back, with Gibbs out and Nacho Monreal a doubt after being forced off against Sunderland last week.
  • Carl Jenkinson could be forced to play out of position on that flank.
  • Laurent Koscielny is expected to have recovered in time to start, while Mesut Ozil should return.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 6 of Arsenal’s last 7 away games in the Premier League.
Arsenal are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches in the Premier League.
Stoke are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 home matches in the Premier League.
Arsenal are undefeated in their last 5 matches against Stoke in all competitions.
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Prediction

  • The Britannia is something of a bogey ground for Arsenal, who have won only 1 of their last 6 trips there, losing on 3 occasions.
  • The last time they won there was over 4 years ago, but they are a much improved outfit now and Stoke are on a terrible run, having won only 1 of their last 10 Premier League games.
  • Stoke held Manchester City for 70 minutes last time out, so they will take confidence from that but again are unlikely to have enough to get anything from this game.
Prediction:

 Stoke

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