Premier League – Match-day 8 Sees Brentford take on Arsenal
Champion’s League hopefuls Arsenal, travel to Brentford on Sunday, as first takes on eighth in the League.
Brentford arrive at this game, having secured nine points so far this season
Brentford come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Leeds United 5-2 at Brentford Community Stadium.
Also, a draw statistic of two in three games is not all bad, but unfortunately will not bring the success Thomas Frank’s men wishes for ultimately. With nine points (2W, 1L and 3D), they are established in eighth position in the League having won two meetings, drawn three fixtures, and lost one game.
When Brentford host Arsenal, they will do so on the back of two wins and one dart on their own ground.
Victory for Brentford would take their points tally to 12 so far this season.
Injury and illness have depleted Thomas Frank’s Brentford and they will likely be missing three key personnel for Sunday’s match.
To retain first position in the Premier League is Arsenal’s target this week
Also, League leaders Arsenal keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six fixtures is astonishing this season, worthy of Champion’s League qualification. With 15 points (5W – 1L and 0D), they currently sit top of the League having won five matches and lost one game.
Playing away from home, Arsenal have won two games and lost one game.
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 18 points and keep their momentum going forward.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring rate of 14 goals. Their stand out attacking players have been Martin Odegaard (3), Gabriel Jesus (3), and Gabriel Martinelli (3). Arsenal have conceded seven goals.
Arsenal’s squad will likely be depleted of six of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Brentford v Arsenal – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Arsenal with a greater number of wins. In the last meetings, they have enjoyed two wins, to Brentford’s one win. Also, the last three games against Arsenal have resulted in two wins for Brentford. February 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Bees took all three points winning 2-1.