Premier League – Season Continues – Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur on Match-day 9
BothArsenal and Spurs currently share Champion’s League qualification hopes, as they occupy first and third in the Premier League, respectively.
Arsenal will seek to retain their position at the top of the table, this match is no exception
This match sees Arsenal looking for a return to form, following a defeat in their last match against Brentford.
Also, League leaders Arsenal keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last seven matches is astonishing this season, which places them firmly among the Champion’s League contenders. With 18 points (6W – 1L and 0D), they currently sit top of the League having won six games and lost one game.
When Arsenal host Spurs, they will do so on the back of three victories on their own ground.
Arsenal will want to keep the pressure on their rivals as they sit at the top of the table, a win will take them to 21 points and keep their momentum going forward.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Arsenal, in terms of goals scored (17). Their stand out attacking players have been Gabriel Jesus (4), Martin Odegaard (3), and Gabriel Martinelli (3). Arsenal have conceded seven goals.
Arsenal are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Mikel Arteta is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players.
Tottenham Hotspur have 17 points to their name, going into this tie
With Spurs having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Antonio Conte’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.
Also, Spurs keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their Premier League position. With a third position in the league and 5 wins, 0 losses and 2 draws, they currently have 17 points in the League having won five fixtures and drawn two games.
Spurs have won one game and drawn two meetings of their three League matches on the road this season.
Tottenham Hotspur will have 20 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Spurs’s squad has depth, but even so, Antonio Conte is likely to be missing one of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels historically, it is a fixture that has seen a win for Arsenal who’ve recorded 26 wins and 25 draws. In addition, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on seven occasions out of the last 11 matches, resulting in draws. May 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Arsenal took all three points winning 3-0.
For Arsenal, Gabriel Jesus has nettedfour goals in seven League games this season, while Harry Kane, one of their best scorers, has nettedsix goals in seven League fixtures this campaign for Spurs.