Arsenal vs Liverpool – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats
The top four hopes for the Gunners have fade away this season, the only hope for them getting into the champions league next season is to win the Europa League.
Mikel AArteta is expected to rest some key players ahead of is Europa League quarter finals clash against Slavia Prague on Thursday.
Today’s match is a must win for Liverpool, who have been struggling since the beginning of the year. A win for them will boost their moral for the fight for the champions league spot.
Arsenal: Most of Mikel Arteta’s side are available for selection except from Bukayo Saka and Smith Rowe who are still doubtful.
Liverpool : Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson, Joel Matip and Divock Origi are all out of today’s game.
Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Partey, Elneny; Pepe, Odegaard, Aubameyang; Lacazette
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson; Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Thiago; Salah, Firmino, Mane
2020-10-01 Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal
2020-09-28 Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal
2020-07-29 Liverpool 1-1 Arsenal
2020-07-15 Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool
2019-09-30 Liverpool 5-5 Arsenal
- Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will hope to have Bukayo Saka available after the winger pulled out of the England squad owing to fitness concerns.
- Emile Smith Rowe will also need to be checked after missing out against Croatia’s U21s on Wednesday with an unspecified problem.
- David Luiz has been ruled out with a knee injury and a late decision will be made on Granit Xhaka, who is struggling with illness.
- Martin Odegaard recovered from an ankle injury for Norway on international duty and is fine to face Liverpool.
- Calum Chambers has been a surprise starter of late for Arsenal so don’t rule out his involvement here.