Arsenal vs Fulham
English Premier League
Date: 26 August 2023, Saturday
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Emirates Stadium (London).
Mikel Arteta and the Gunners will be looking to continue their winning ways when they host Fulham.
In the previous game, Mikel Arteta experimented with his lineup. Nevertheless, his troops were able to secure a vital win over Crystal Palace, through a Martin Odegaard penalty. The match at Selhurst Park had plenty of drama.
Although Takehiro Tomiyasu was sent off for two quick bookable offenses, the decision to show him a red card sparked debate. Arteta was coy about the incident, but he praised the way his team responded after the match.
The Gunners will be facing off against a struggling Fulham team, and Arteta will be looking to continue his team’s impressive streak when the match gets underway. With just a couple of weeks left before their crucial match against Manchester United, Arsenal will be looking to take the lead in the league by defeating the Cottagers.
Arsenal vs Fulham Head-to-head
- The dominance of the Gunners in this fixture can be seen in the 22 victories they’ve secured over the Cottagers in North London, as well as their 6 draws in the previous 28 meetings.
- In the previous season of the Premier League, the two sides faced off against each other and the Londoners secured victories over the Cottagers with a combined score of five goals.
- Over the course of the last six meetings, multiple goals have been scored in five of them.
Arsenal vs Fulham Prediction :
Since it has been a struggle for Arsenal to keep a clean sheet at the Emirates, Mikel Arteta may want to emphasize this when the team takes on Fulham. With the team’s renewed defensive resolve, the manager will want his players to shut out the Cottagers and allow them to score multiple goals.
The Cottagers are currently in a poor state of affairs, and nobody is expecting them to perform well against the Gunners. Their loss of Aleksandar Mitrovic will make it harder for them to score goals, and Marco Silva’s men will not be able to get anything from the match.
Arsenal vs Fulham starting lineup :
Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Rice, Havertz; Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli
Fulham possible starting lineup:
Leno; Tete, Diop, Bassey, Robinson; Reed, Palhinha; Traore, Pereira, Decordova-Reid; Jimenez