Arsenal FC vs. Southampton FC: lineups, schedule, TV, statistics and forecasts
Discover all the information about the match that opens on day 32 in the Premier League and check our predictions to bet now on Betfair.
There is no margin for error for Arteta’s team. Two consecutive draws have reduced the gap with Manchester City to four points, which is already on its own and will receive the ‘Gunners’ at the Etihad next week.
The definition of the Premier League is heart-stopping. To raise the curtain on this new date in the English championship, the leader receives the bottom. The ‘Saints’ yearn for a victory that can place them one point away from permanence.
This match will be played at the same time as RCD Espanyol vs. Cádiz CF in La Liga.
Possible Alignments And Casualties
Arsenal: Ramsdale; White, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Odegaard, Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Martinelli, Jesus.
Mohamed Elneny, William Saliba, Takehiro Tomiyasu, and Oleksandr Zinchenko are the four absent from the home team.
Southampton: Bazunu; Maitland-Niles, Bednarek, Bella-Kotchap, Walker-Peters; Walcott, Ward-Prose, Lavia, Onuachu; Sulemana, Alcaraz.
Up to five absences in the Southern England squad: Che Adams, Valentino Livramento, Juan Larios, Mislav Orsic, and Mohammed Salisu.
Schedule And Where To See Arsenal Vs. Southampton
The game will be played this Friday, April 21, at 9:00 p.m. at the Emirates Stadium and will be broadcast on DAZN, available on Movistar + or its streaming service.
In addition, all Betfair users will be able to bet live by clicking on this page.
Head-To-Head History Between Arsenal And Southampton
Both teams have met 47 times in the Premier League: 25 wins for Arsenal, 8 for Southampton, and 14 draws. However, the ‘Saints’ have never won at the Emirates playing in this competition.
Despite all of the above, the last five duels between these two teams in the elite of British football are very close:
- Arsenal 1-1 Southampton (Matchday 13, 20/21)
- Southampton 1-3 Arsenal (Matchday 20, 20/21)
- Arsenal 3-0 Southampton (Matchday 16, 21/22)
- Southampton 1-0 Arsenal (Matchday 33, 21/22)
- Southampton 1-1 Arsenal (Matchday 13, 22/23)
In the duel of the first round, the distribution of points. Granit Xhaka put the ‘Gunners’ ahead, but a goal from Stuart Armstrong in the second half put the final tables on the scoreboard.
How Do Both Teams Arrive?
Arsenal is coming off two very frustrating draws. It became 0-2 on the courts of Liverpool and West Ham, but both were able to come back to draw. Against the ‘Hammers’, Saka missed a penalty with 1-2 in the electronic and, a minute later, came the second local goal.
In the standings, Arteta’s men continue to lead with 74 points, four ahead of Manchester City, but Pep’s team has one game less.
For its part, Southampton have not won since March 4 (Leicester, 1-0) and have four losses and two draws in their last six games. Last week they lost 2-0 against Crystal Palace.
The ‘Saints’ are bottom with 23 points, four away from safety marked by Everton, tied at 27 with Nottingham Forest.
Betfair Betting: What To Bet On Arsenal Vs. Southampton?
1.- Victory for Arsenal at [1.18]: it is a match where the leader receives the bottom team. The ‘Gunners’ shouldn’t suffer too much on a night where they only need to win against a team that probably doesn’t come to the Emirates with too many illusions.
2.- Both teams do not score at [1.7]: Southampton has only seen the goal in one of their last five outings and is the third team that scores the least away from home, with only nine goals in fifteen games.
3.- Gabriel Jesús scores a goal at any time at [1.85]: the Brazilian has scored in the last three games for Arsenal and has become a key player after returning from injury.