Arsenal vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Manchester United travel to the Emirates on Saturday attempting to bring an end to Arsenal’s excellent home record this season.

The Gunners have won all of their home Premier League matches so far, including a 5-0 home victory over Huddersfield in mid-week.

Mesut Ozil was superb through out and provided two assists and a goal in the routine win.

Manchester United hit Watford for four in mid-week, with Ashley Young scoring two superb goals against his former side.

Watford rallied in the second half, however Jesse Lingard’s fine solo effort ensured United secured all three points.

Premier League form: Arsenal W4 D0 L1; Manchester United W4 D0 L1
Premier League top scorers
Arsenal – Alexandre Lacazette 7 goals
Manchester United – Romelu Lukaku 8 goals

Match history
Arsenal took four points off United last year, including a comfortable 2-0 win at the Emirates.

Granit Xhaka’s deflected strike opened the scoring, with Danny Welbeck sealing the win against his former side.

Last five Premier League meetings
Arsenal 2 Manchester United 0 – 07/05/17
Manchester United 1 Arsenal 1 – 19/11/16
Manchester United 3 Arsenal 2 – 28/02/16
Arsenal 3 Manchester United 0 – 04/10/15
Manchester United 1 Arsenal 1 – 17/05/15

Manchester United DC – 3/5 with Bet 365

Team news
Arsenal will be without top scorer Alexandre Lacazette here after he went off at half-time versus Huddersfield.

Welbeck is expected to take his spot in the side, although Olivier Giroud could also replace his French counterpart.

Manchester United are sweating on the fitness of Nemanja Matic after he went off against Watford on Tuesday.

They are also set to be without first choice central defenders Phil Jones and Eric Bailly again.

Expected starting XI’s
Arsenal (3-4-2-1): Cech; Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal; Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Ozil, Welbeck; Sanchez
Manchester United (3-5-2): De Gea; Lindelof, Smalling, Rojo; Valencia, Fellaini, Herrera, Pogba, Young; Rashford, Lukaku

Predictions

Result: Draw (12/5 with Betfair)

Correct Score: 1-1 (11/2 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Alexis Sanchez (24/13 with 888 Sport)

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