Arsenal will host Sunderland in a Premier League midweek game tonight at Emirates Stadium.
Kickoff: 19:45 BST
Date: Wednesday, 20 May, 2015
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London
Referee: Anthony Taylor
- Arsenal duo midfielders Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mikel Arteta are both yet to recover to full fitness they will once again be on the sidelines.
- Mathieu Debuchy and Danny Welbeck both are out once again, according to the boss Arsene Wenger.
- Olivier Giroud is likely to get another start upfront with Mesut Ozil in support.
- Arsene Wenger will be starting with a similar lineup as of last game against Manchester United.
- Sunderland will be without several players due to injury. Liam Bridcutt, Wes Brown and Jordi Gomez all remain out for this game.
- Billy Jones who picked up a minor injury last weekend might return to starting lineup. However, the reports believe that he will be rested.
- Arsenal have failed to win in their last two Premier League home games.
- Sunderland are unbeaten in their last four Premier League games.
- Sunderland have picked up five point from their last four Premier League away games.
- Arsenal have not lost a game against Sunderland at home since 1983-1984 season.
- The Gunners have scored atleast two goals in their last nine home wins against the Black Cats.
Arsenal 2 – 1 Sunderland