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20 Dec 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Arsenal vs Liverpool Preview

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When? Friday 22nd December, 19:45 (UK)

Where? Emirates Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

Arsenal & Liverpool - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/arsenal-v-liverpool-tickets-english-premier-league.html

Where can I stream the match? Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via Sky Go

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: Liverpool W3, D2
Premier League meetings: Arsenal W15, Liverpool W19, D17
All-time meetings: Arsenal W78, Liverpool W86, D59

ARSENAL

Predicted line-up: Cech; Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal; Bellerin, Xhaka, Wilshere, Kolasinac; Sanchez, Ozil; Lacazette

Unavailable: Cazorla (Injured), Ramsey (Injured), Giroud (Injured), Coquelin (Injured)

Doubtful:

LIVERPOOL

Predicted line-up: Mignolet; Gomez, Lovren, Klavan, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wijnaldum, Henderson; Salah, Firmino, Coutinho

Unavailable: Clyne (Injured), Bogdan (Injured), Matip (Injured), Grujic (Injured), Moreno (Injured), Can (Suspended)

Doubtful: Sturridge (Injured)

PREDICTION
There are plenty of parallels between these two teams in recent weeks as they have been frustrated at times but they are pushing for the top four. Liverpool have the greater firepower and the edge in recent matches so the visitors could take at least a point here.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The opening weekend of last season saw Arsenal and Liverpool face off at the Emirates in what was certainly entertaining start to proceedings for the 2016-17 campaign. Arsenal would go ahead but then go on to concede four unanswered goals. Although they rallied late on to make the score more respectable, it was Jurgen Klopp’s men who would win this encounter by four goals to three.


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