Home » Teams » Arsenal » Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview – Injury Updates, Team News, Match Facts And Prediction

Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview – Injury Updates, Team News, Match Facts And Prediction

published :

Arsenal host Manchester United at Emirates in a breath taking mid-week game. With Chelsea dropping points against West Brom, If Arsenal secure 3 points tonight, they will overtake Chelsea to be the league leaders again.

Sagna Arsenal

Last time when these two teams met, Former Arsenal captain Robin van Persie scored the winning goal at Old Trafford. Even Mata and Rooney have good track records against the gunners. So, this is expected to be a good game for the neutrals.

Injury & Team News

Sanogo is available for the selection after a long absence due to an injury. Thomas Vermaelen and Aaron Ramsey are still out. Monreal who was very bad against Livepool may get replaced by Gibbs in the starting lineup.

Marouane Fellaini and Jonny Evans are unavailable for the defending champions. Phil Jones is out too. Adnan Januzaj will mostly replace Young in the starting lineup.

Probable Lineups

Arsenal: Szczesny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Wilshere, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Cazorla, Ozil; Giroud

Man Utd: De Gea; Rafael, Smalling, Vidic, Evra; Mata, Carrick, Fletcher, Januzaj; Rooney, van Persie

Match Facts

  • Arsenal have kept 10 clean sheets in their last 11 matches in all competitions at the Emirates Stadium and conceded just one in the other match.
  • Robin van Persie has scored in each of the last five meetings between these two teams, the first two times for Arsenal and the last three for Man Utd.
  • The Gunners have won six of their last eight Barclays Premier League games at home by a 2-0 scoreline.
  • Arsene Wenger’s side have won 15 and lost just one of their last 21 Premier League home matches (D5) and in that run only two teams have managed to score more than one goals at the Emirates.
  • Man Utd have only failed to score in one of their last 24 Premier League away games, but they have only kept two clean sheets in their last 15 on the road in the competition.

Facts Courtesy: Yahoo Sport

Recent form

Arsenal: WWWDWL



Tough game to predict but with home advantage, Gunners are the favorites to win this.

Arsenal 2 United 1