Preview: Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace – predictions, team news, line-ups


Sports Mole previews Sunday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

Refused to reunite with the former Invincibles captain, arsenal managerless welcome crystal palace Sunday afternoon at the Emirates Stadium for the Premier League London Derby.

The Gunners are able to clear eight points at the top of the table with the win given by the Eagles. Patrick Vieira Friday starts amidst a 12-game winless run.

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Arsenal players look dejected after being knocked out of the Europa League on 16 March 2023© Reuters

One of the best goals ever scored at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night flew into the net from 46 yards and, unfortunately for Arsenal, it was another Europa League start. was. Heartache.

Fresh off a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their last-of-16 match against Sporting Lisbon, Granite Jaka took the lead over Arsenal before Pedro Goncalves caught Aaron Ramsdale An incredible long-range strike shook the line, forcing extra time and a penalty shootout. Gabriel Martinelli He fluffed his line from 12 yards.

Some Gunners fans with half a glass were quick to label their departure from the continent as a blessing in disguise. Mikel Arteta – Surprisingly, the Premier League title contender is all about keeping Manchester City at bay at the end of the season.

Last weekend’s very comfortable 3-0 success at Fulham – Arsenal’s fifth Premier League victory – maintains a five-point lead over the champions, extending that advantage to eight for a win. . Pep Guardiolateams will qualify for the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Arteta, who has scored at least three goals in four of his last five Premier League games, begged his side to bounce back quickly from the disastrous situation in Europe, but the latest results in the division have left the capital’s opponents behind. may be affected by another kind of bounce. Dismissal.

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira before the match on 15 March 2023© Reuters

St. Patrick’s Day wit was in full play when Crystal Palace dismissed 46-year-old Patrick Vieira from his duties on March 17 along with his coach. ozian roberts, Christian Wilson and Said Aigun – Departed in 2023 following an ugly 12-game winless run.

Brighton & Hove Albion lost 0-1 on Wednesday. Solly March The strike – proved to be the final nail in the coffin for the Frenchman, but Palace were at least able to stop a dreaded streak of missing out on target in three Premier League games on the South Coast .

Eagles board looking for replacement, goalkeeping coach in sight Dean Keeley Still doing his job – the Fielding recruit at Palace is entrenched in 12th place in the table and just three points away from the drop zone, so hopefully a new manager bounce will take effect soon at the Emirates I can only do it.

The Eagles have not won any competition since beating Bournemouth on New Year’s Eve. Losing four, he drew one in the final five away games in the Premier League. Ground the blue and red ones.

In fact, Palace have escaped defeat in their last four Premier League away games against Arsenal. Alexandre LacazetteBut the Gunners kicked off a new top-flight campaign with a 2–0 straight win at Selhurst Park in August.

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On 16 March 2023, Arsenal's William Saliba went down with an injury.© Reuters

As if 120 minutes of a tough Europa League match weren’t undesirable enough, Arsenal lost both. Takehiro Tomiyasu (knee) and William Saliba (Back) After suffering a first-half injury on Thursday night, Arteta is concerned the former may have another serious problem.

The seriousness of Saliba’s concerns is not yet known, but Rob Holding With his possible absence, we can expect a rare Premier League start, but Eddie Nketiah and Mohammed Elnenny Welcome the defense duo to the infirmary.

Gabriel Jesus He completed 45 minutes in his first start since the World Cup on Thursday, but relegation to the bench is now Leandro Trossard – who made history with three assists in the first half at Craven Cottage – took the lead.

Meanwhile, whoever is in charge of Palace this weekend will have to deal without the services of Arsenal’s loan player. Albert Sambi LocongaI can’t play against the parent club, Will Hughes and/or James MacArthur You can come back from illness and soften the blow.

and Sam Johnstone I still have calf problems, Vincent Guita A 19-year-old academy graduate dealing with hamstring strain Joe Whitworth While likely to start with consecutive goals in the Premier League, defenders Nathan Ferguson is still building match fitness.

Having just been called up to the England squad, Mark Gehi Provides protection for teen shot stoppers. teak doukor After somehow avoiding the second yellow card with Amex, he was assigned to the engine room.

Arsenal starters:
Ramsdale; White, Holding, Gabriel, and Tierney. Oudegor, party, jaka.Saka, Trossard, Martinelli

Candidates for the Crystal Palace starting lineup:
Whitworth; Klein, Andersen, Gehi, Mitchell. Fuse, doucour, sip.Orise, Edouard, Zaha

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Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace.

Given what happened, I’m understandably afraid of the classic new manager bounce Sean DykeEverton, such concerns from the Gooners should prove unfounded against a shot-shy Palace side shaken by a change in hierarchy.

Even if a sore leg is working against them, Arteta has named several first-team players to the bench mid-week, giving Arsenal an advantage at the top with plenty of options for change. Therefore, we do not anticipate any impact on Emirates turf. .

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