The London derby will take place in the opening match of the new English Football Championship, in which Crystal Palace will host Arsenal at home. The meeting will take place on August 5 and will start at 19:00 GMT.
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Premier League 2022-23
Arsenal, under Mikel Arteta, were in top form and almost unstoppable in the pre-season.
The club stunned Chelsea with a (4-0) win in the previous match and are looking to achieve a similar result this week.
Crystal Palace have grown in stature under Patrick Vieira and finished 12th in the Premier League last season.
Last week, the team beat Montpellier (4-2) and they will have to put in a lot of effort to win this match.
In the summer, the club signed England goalkeeper Sam Johnston and 18-year-old midfielder Malcolm Abioway, who also competed for Manchester United.
In the summer transfer window, Arsenal signed striker Gabriel Jesus from Man City and midfielder Fabio Viera from Porto.
- Arsenal have an impressive record against Crystal Palace and have won 29 out of the 51 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Crystal Palace’s 16 victories.
- Arsenal have had a total of six players sent off in opening games of their Premier League campaign – the most in the history of the competition.
- In recent years, Crystal Palace have gone up against Arsenal and have only lost one of their last eight matches, winning two in the process.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 4, 2022
|Crystal Palace win 4.48||Draw 3.84||Arsenal win 1.88|
Arsenal have enjoyed an exceptional transfer window and have made some important additions to their squad. Gabriel Jesus has been in top form so far and will look to make his mark in his first Premier League game for the club.
Crystal Palace can strike in their day and have troubled Arsenal on several occasions in the recent past.
Prediction for this match: Arsenal win.
- Result – Arsenal
- Gabriel Jesus to score – Yes
- Arsenal to score first – Yes