Arsenal host Liverpool at the Emirates on Friday night. Arsenal have already struggled to cope with Liverpool’s attack once this season. They also conceded conceded minimum 3 number of goals in each of their previous meetings. Liverpool’s last game was against Leicester and Leicester are managerless in the on going season. In that match, Leicester comprehensively beat Liverpool and that was a huge and very big blow for Liverpool at King Power Stadium. They have only one win, one draw and 4 loses in last 6 matches. Liverpool are currently standing standing at 4th in points table.
On the other side, Arsenal aren’t exactly in the greatest spell of form either. But the Gunners have been formidable at home this season. They are standing at 5th in points table after winning over New Castle. In the Premier League they have won five, drawn one, and lost four of their last ten matches. Especially in last 6 matches, the Gunners won 3 and lost 3. Arsenal are struggling to get a place in top 4. They are just standing behind Liverpool in table. The Gunners have conceded 14 goals in their last four meetings with Liverpool, including their 4-0 defeat earlier in the season.
In head to head matches, both teams are very competitive. In their last 7 meeting both teams won 2 each, lost 2 each and 3 matches were drawn.
Team News : Liverpool
Jordan Henderson and Ovie Ejaria are doubtful for this match. Alberto Moreno is still recovering from ankle injury so he will not play. Nathaniel Clyne is a long term absentee. Joel Matip is back after recovering from a muscle injury.Daniel Sturridge is doubt due to illness and hoping to be back in action.Joel Matip could return. Nathaniel Clyne remains sidelined.
Team News : Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey is still suffering from a hamstring injury and along with him now Olivier Giroud is also set to miss out due to the same problem. Francis Coquelin likely to play this game. Shkodran Mustafi has recovered from injury and should be back into the defence. Santi Cazorla is a long-term absentee.
Liverpool Probable XI
Cech, Koscienly, Mustafi, Monreal, Bellerin, Maitland-Niles, Wilshere, Xkhaka, Ozil, Sanchez, Lacazette
Arsenal Probable XI
Firmino, Mane, Salah, Coutinho, Ox-Chamberlain, Can, Robertson, Klavan, Lovren, Gomez, Mignolet
Prediction : Liverpool are really struggling and they are feeling tough to win games. But Arsenal is somewhat good and they are having little upper hand in this match. Backing Arsenal they will win this match.