Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(69) 59 Goals 45 (62)
(53) 40 Assists 30 (45)
(6.9) 7.1 Average Ratings 7.1 (6.8)
27.1 Average Age 28.9
183.6 Average Height (cm) 183.8
(1.1) 1.3 Shots pg 1.5 (1.1)
(54%) 55% Aerial Duel Success 45% (46%)
(0.8) 0.8 Dribbles pg 0.6 (0.7)
(1.5) 1.6 Tackles pg 1.4 (1.6)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Tomas Rosicky Out 7.06
Vassiriki Abou Diaby Out 7.16
Lukasz Fabianski Out 6.75
Kieran Gibbs Out 7.11
Gervinho Out 6.78
Olivier Giroud Doubtful 7.1
Bacary Sagna Doubtful 7.04
Wojciech Szczesny Doubtful 6.86
Santiago Cazorla Doubtful 7.86
Mikel Arteta Doubtful 7.37
Theo Walcott Doubtful 7.24
Player Reason Status Rating
Mousa Dembélé Out 7.24
Benoit Assou-Ekotto Out 7.13
Younes Kaboul Out 6.52
Scott Parker Out 6.81
Aaron Lennon Doubtful 7.03
Kyle Walker Doubtful 7.17
Jermain Defoe Doubtful 6.8

Team News

  • A glute injury picked up against Fulham saw Theo Walcott miss out on the international fold but he should be in contention to keep his place this weekend.
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain is back fit, though Kieran Gibbs is still a doubt with Vermaelen covering at left-back last time out ahead of Santos.
  • Jack Wilshere is back from suspension and should return to the side in place of Francis Coquelin, while Szczesny is nearing full fitness to compete with Mannone once again.
  • Bacary Sagna, Mikel Arteta, Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott all face late fitness tests but will play if at all possible.
  • The likes of Defoe, Lennon and Walker all withdrew from international duty with hamstring problems but are likely to be fit enough for the North London derby.
  • The game, however, is likely to come to soon for the likes of Dembele and Assou-Ekotto, with Parker and Kaboul both long term absentees.
  • The main selection debates are likely to be up front, where Adebayor will hope to start against another former club ahead of Defoe, as well as in behind the front man between Dempsey and Sigurdsson.

Prediction

  • Goals are usually assured when the North London derby comes around, and this should be no different with both sides needing a win to regain their form having done so just once each in the previous 4 league gameweeks.
  • In the last 6 games between the sides at The Emirates Stadium there have been 28 goals scored (4.7 per game), with Arsenal eventually coming out on top in the most recent installment of this fixture, winning 5-2 having come from two down.
  • Playing with two holding midfielders as Villas-Boas does, Spurs are likely to be harder to break down this time out but haven't been creating great chances of late so this may well be a lower scoring affair than usual.
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Comments (20)

 
  • firstly pardon me ——my English is poor。 As all of us have the right to write a sentence in English at Chinese website without criticism,why we can't write a sentence in another language at there? For the sake of freedom,reverence to the self-evident right is more significant than communication,isn't it? As regards the reason why I write in Chinese,because this sentence is so humorous,haha! @Patricovic @dash @DarthBlatter

  • You dont go to English country communicate with the people in Chinese so dont go to an English website and communicate in another language. Simple

  • even when he plays for 5PUR2, ade nevers forgets who made him

  • 5PUR2

  • Adebayor... Hero and the villian again...

  • I don't understand why Wilshere was a bit "off the ball" today. he should come and claim the ball more often! rule the game, boy! it's yours!

  • i was wrong, not 3-0 but 5-2

  • Ade is like Forrest Gump: talented but dense.

  • @pinklord write in English please.

  • 【致韦伯同志:关于曼联系学员内部奖惩决定】 本轮曼联系北伦敦分部两支球队之间将进行系内对抗赛。学员之一的热刺本赛季表现不佳,在老特拉福德公然拒绝曼联系历史上光荣的提款机角色,以3:2的比分战胜曼联;反观学员阿森纳,近几年成绩稳中有升,不但即使完成给曼联送分的基本任务,同时还时不时狙击桶车妹获得第二课堂学分,本赛季一如既往地完成了本职工作,在客场完败曼联。鉴于两名学员近期表现,兹拟定该场比赛结果为阿森纳胜,一方面作为对他们近几赛季稳定表现的嘉奖,一方面作为对热刺的警告处分,当然,比赛过程中要注意控制场面,制造悬念,不留痕迹,当然,我知道这一点是作为曼联系元老的你的拿手好戏,望公正执法本场比赛! 祝好! 弗格森 2012.11.17

  • Now hurry up and keep Walcott

  • U MAD 5PUR2????

  • Adebayor nice tackle. :/

  • Sorry, wrong info, Giroud is in.

  • Podolski to begin as main striker -- Giroud is out.

  • easy for Tottenham

  • Arsenal 3 0 Spurs

  • Could go either way. Literally no idea other than plenty of goals!!!

  • Both teams not looking that great. Expecting a draw.

  • Total over 2.5 :D

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