Arsenal will play at home with West Ham in the 17th round of the Premier League. The match will take place on December 26, starting at 20:00 GMT.
Premier League 2022-23
Arsenal are holding the current championship just great. The team is leading the Premier League, ahead of the nearest competitor by 5 points.
12 wins in 14 matches is a very respectable figure, and the team under the leadership of Mikel Arteta lost only once.
In the last round of the championship, the team managed to defeat Wolverhampton on the road with a score (2-0). Arsenal had 4 test matches in which they won 2 times.
West Ham are not looking their best this season. The club are fighting only for survival, taking 16th place in the table.
In their previous match, West Ham again failed. At home, the team lost to Leicester with a score (0-2).
The team has serious problems with the implementation, as only 12 goals were scored in 15 matches, which is one of the worst indicators in the Premier League.
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Players to watch
Saka had a brilliant World Cup, scoring against England three times. The football player will aim to score a goal in this match.
West Ham’s Łukasz Fabiański is playing well despite the club’s poor form. The player will try to keep his net dry.
Head to Head
The two teams have played each other 146 times in the competition. Arsenal lead (71-35), the rest of the games ended in a draw.
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six away matches, winning five. West Ham’s only victory over Arsenal came in the 2018/19 season.
|X1 1.53||X 4.25||X2 6.25|
It is expected that the hosts will be able to take control of the game, which will eventually bring an important victory, because the team has no right to make a mistake, which will cost them dearly.
Moreover, Arsenal have won 4 of the last 5 head-to-head matches. Both clubs have problems in defense, which will please with goals.
Prediction for this match: Handicap Arsenal (-1.5).
- Total over 3.
- Arsenal to score first – Yes.