Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(41) 19 Goals 47 (68)
(24) 14 Assists 44 (51)
(6.6) 6.7 Average Ratings 7.2 (6.9)
26.7 Average Age 25.5
182.1 Average Height (cm) 180.8
(1.1) 1.5 Shots pg 1.3 (1.1)
(46%) 45% Aerial Duel Success 54% (55%)
(0.4) 0.5 Dribbles pg 0.7 (0.9)
(1.6) 1.7 Tackles pg 1.3 (1.4)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Craig Gardner Out 6.40222222222222
Lee Cattermole Out 6.66791666666667
Connor Wickham Out 6.81733333333333
Phil Bardsley Out 6.87615384615385
John O'Shea Out 6.71121212121212
Wes Brown Doubtful 6.654
Player Reason Status Rating
Tomas Rosicky Out 6.64888888888889
Vassiriki Abou Diaby Out 6.05
Yaya Sanogo Out 6.115
Lukas Podolski Out 6.9875
Per Mertesacker Out 7.15628571428571
Mikel Arteta Out 7.14129032258064
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Out 6.57
Mesut Özil Doubtful 7.27653846153846

Team News

  • Craig Gardner, Phillip Bardsley, Lee Cattermole and Connor Wickham will all miss out with injury.
  • John O'Shea is suspended following his red card in the 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace.
  • Wes Brown is a doubt, but this game is likely to come too soon for the defender.
  • Arsenal face a number of injury concerns ahead of the trip to Sunderland, with Tomas Rosicky, Abou Diaby, Per Mertesacker, Mikel Arteta, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lukas Podolski and Yaya Sanogo all sidelined.
  • Theo Walcott was a doubt after picking up a knock in England's 0-0 draw with Ukraine, but Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he, along with Jack Wilshere, is fit.
  • Arsene Wenger has not yet made a decision as to whether Mesut Özil will start, who is suffering from illness.

Prediction

  • Sunderland are 1 of 3 teams yet to register a Premier League win this season and manager Paolo Di Canio will be wanting to see his team capitalise on Arsenal's injury problems.
  • Arsenal will be in confident mood following the signing of Mesut Özil and the Germany international will be expected to start from the off against the Black Cats.
  • With his creative capabilities, Arsenal are likely to come out of this encounter with 3 points.
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Comments (20)

 
  • we'll soon see Ramsey averaging 10 tackles per game. :O

  • that goal should have counted, but I'll take the win anyway they come

  • And I love Ramsey. Holy shit. What a goal. Take a bow son, take a bow.

  • I love Koscielny~ he is good man~ lol~

  • Walcott missed like 4 clear cut chances to score in the 1st half -_-

  • What a first touch from Ozil on the first goal

  • come on you gunners ....

  • It is more likely that vermaelen will play at CB, and Sagna will remain at his Right Back spot - While Cazorla is NOT IN DOUBT! - And Mesut Ozil is only suffering from a cold, and is very likely to play, and if he does not start, at least as a substitute. I go for a prediction that sounds.. - Sunderland 0 - 3 Arsenal :)

  • Cazorla could miss today's match too.

  • arsenal injury list is ridiculous

  • Ozil to score and assist.

  • 1-1

  • With Mesut Ozil in the picture Giroud will get enuogh suppy in every angles I my beloved Arsenal win by 3-0

  • Gunners win, no doubt

  • it will draw 1-1

  • 0-3

  • 0:4

  • 0:3

  • I'm expecting least 1 point for Gunners in this match.

  • 0-2

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