“Nicky Bandini, an Arsenal fan, referred to this match as a ‘relegation six-pointer’ on Soccer Weekly,” says Kári Tulinius. “Then she laughed and I laughed whereas listening. Nonetheless, and name me a pessimistic Arsenal fan if you need, however ought to Arsenal not win tonight, the staff actually does have to start out peering over its collective shoulder.”
Behave your self. You’re nonetheless excessive on that Stuttgart win yesterday, aren’t you?
“Schadenfreude dictates I’ve to spend 90 minutes of my quickly dwindling life watching this,” says Damian Durrant. “Alas, the unfolding I see is: Arsenal get off to a very good begin however fail to take their probabilities; in a second of insanity (insert identify) is purple carded. The ten-man Gunners dangle on till the eighty fifth minute when a defensive error sees the Clarets bundle the ball in to grab victory. The cellphone rings on the mansion of Massive Sam…”
That might be some redemption story. Think about the emotional on-field embrace between the massive man and Arsene Wenger as they rejoice Arsenal’s 14th league title in Could 2022. Additionally, is it self-schadenfreude?
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“Night Rob,” says Tom Atkins. “Trying ahead to Arsenal gaining some floor on their shut rivals immediately. At all times necessary to capitalise when these you’re competing with drop factors. Sure, I’m assured we will get a consequence right here and actually begin to draw back from Brighton.”
That it’s come to this.
“Speak amongst Arsenal followers is popping into the Quiz Present of Interminable Questions,” says Charles Antaki. “Why was Willian purchased? Why is Xhaka taking part in ? Why aren’t Willock, Nketiah or Reiss Nelson beginning? Why isn’t Aubameyang scoring? Why are we ready? Why are we sad? The final one truly will be pretty simply answered, however the different ones are beginning to rub the shine off the supervisor.”
I agree: Solskjaer out!
We’ll even have updates from Leicester v Brighton, which kicks off on the similar time. A win would transfer Leicester to inside some extent of the highest two, Spurs and Liverpool, who each drew immediately.
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No alarms and no surprises on both aspect.
Arsenal (4-2-3-1) Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Elneny, Xhaka; Willian, Lacazette, Saka; Aubameyang.
Substitutes: Runarsson, Mustafi, Ceballos, Maitland-Niles, Willock, Smith Rowe, Nketiah.
Burnley (4-2-3-1) Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Brownhill, Westwood; Brady, Rodriguez, McNeil; Wooden.
Substitutes: Peacock-Farrell, Pieters, Lengthy, Dunne, Benson, Barnes, Vydra.
Referee Graham Scott.
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Hi there and welcome to dwell protection of Arsenal v Burnley from the Emirates Stadium. Each groups have made a stinking begin to the season. Arsenal are fifteenth and have scored solely two targets of their final seven video games; Burnley are 18th and have scored solely two targets of their final seven video games. However each have some winnable video games developing, beginning tonight, and can count on the league desk to look rather a lot totally different in a month’s time. All they should do is begin scoring a number of targets.
Kick off 7.15pm.