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EPL: Arsenal vs Chelsea Preview: Time, Prediction, Channel

Arsenal take on Chelsea in the match of the week and it promises to be an interesting encounter.

The first leg ended 3-2 in favour of Chelsea courtesy of Marcos Alonso’s late winner.

Both teams have flattered to deceive since August.

Emery guided Arsenal to an impressive 22 match unbeaten run early in the season, while Sarri also guided Chelsea to 13 matches unbeaten run.

Chelsea have lost three matches this season while Arsenal have lost five matches.

Chelsea have struggled to score goals, while Arsenal are struggling to keep the goals away, their defensive problems are still evident.

*** Chelsea’s only defeat in their past 14 league games against Arsenal was a 3-0 loss at the Emirates Stadium in September 2016 (W8, D5).

*** The Blues can become the first visiting team to win six competitive fixtures at the Emirates.

*** They are currently level with Manchester United on five victories.

*** Premier League games between Arsenal and Chelsea have produced 13 red cards, more than any other London derby. However, they are the only clubs yet to have a player dismissed in the top flight this season.

Arsenal have won this tie  76 times while Chelsea have won it 63 times, 57 meetings have ended in draw.

Prediction

Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea

Channel: Supersport 3

Time: 6 30 PM

Chelsea are currently six points clear of Arsenal in the race for the fourth spot, so the match is very important for the Gunners to stand a chance of qualifying for Champions League.

The supporters will be in for a cracker at the Emirates Stadium

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