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Arsenal vs Chelsea Prediction & Betting tips
At the end of the 22nd game day of the English Premier League, the Arsenal Football Club and the Chelsea Football Club meet in the London city derby. Thus, the fans of the best league in the world at the end of the game are still a real top game on the program. After all, enters the team of coach Antonio Conte second in the table at the Gunners, who are currently on the fifth place in the table. For both teams is not much in the direction of championship, as Manchester City already has a comfortable advantage. But the fight for the Champions League places is still completely open. The kick-off will take place at 19:45 at the Emirates Stadium in North London.
An important home game have the Gunners in front of the chest. Currently they are on the field for the Europa League qualification. That will not taste the team of Arsene Wenger. If possible, of course, they want to compete in the Champions League next year. On opponent Chelsea, they are currently seven points behind, on the right in front of them lying team Jürgen Klopp three points. A defeat in their own stadium would not be conducive to the Champions League goal. The hit series of the Gunners is not as impressive as that of the Blues. Although Arsenal have not lost the last six league games, but they had to be content even four times with a draw. Also on New Year’s Eve at West Bromwich Albion, Arsene Wenger’s team did not go beyond a 1-1 draw. After taking the lead seven minutes from the final whistle, they were forced to equalize just before the end of the game. Arsenal is one of the home strongest teams in the Premier League. In the ten home games, there were eight victories, a draw and a defeat. With the Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette and the Chilean Alexis Sanchez, they have two dangerous strikers in their ranks. By the way, for coach Wenger it is the 812th game on the coaching bench of Arsenal FC. For a few days he has been the coach with the most games in the Premier League.
The Blues from London are currently in impressive form. Of the last fourteen competitive games, only a single game has been lost. In early December, Chelsea was defeated by West Ham United just 0-1. Otherwise, ten wins and three draws were won in all competitions. In the last five league games, the team of coach Antonio Conte could get thirteen points. So the team has pushed further up the table and was able to conquer last weekend by a 5-0 home win against Stoke City the second place in the table. Chelsea benefited from the goalless draw by the Red Devils in the home game against Southampton. The basis for the good results is definitely the stable defense of the blues. With fourteen goals, only the Manchester leaders have had fewer goals than Chelsea FC. The Londoners have kept their clean sheets in the last four league games and have not received a single goal. Arsenal FC is about keeping your opponent at bay. The international performances were successful. With a second place in the qualifying group C, they have qualified for the KO phase. Here is eagerly awaited the duel against FC Barcelona. The best scorer in the Blues team is the Spaniard Alvaro Morata, who scored ten Premier League goals.
Arsenal vs Chelsea head to head matches
17.09.17 PL Chelsea Arsenal 0 : 0
06.08.17 CS Arsenal Chelsea 2 : 1 (1 : 1)
22.07.17 CF Arsenal Chelsea 0 : 3
27.05.17 FAC Arsenal Chelsea 2 : 1
04.02.17 PL Chelsea Arsenal 3 : 1