PREVIEW: Manchester United vs Arsenal: Team News & Odds


After their impressive victory in the North London Derby last Sunday, the Gunners take their impressive unbeaten run to Old Trafford tonight

Unai Emery’s side are unbeaten in 19 games across all competitions!

Jose Mourinho’s side clawed back from two-goals down to draw against Southampton on Saturday night, and while they hold the upper hand tonight, the Gunners should be feeling confident ahead of this one.

However, they are set to be without Mesut Ozil, who did not train with the first team on Monday and has been ruled out of the last two matches with a back problem.

Arsenal are eight points ahead of Manchester United…

Manchester United Team News

Ashley Young is out with suspension for United, which could allow summer signing Diogo Dalot to make his first Premier League start as right-back.

There are a number of question marks hanging over a number of other players such as Romelu Lukaku and Luke Shaw, both of whom came off with knocks from their previous match against Southampton.

Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian were not part of the matchday squad at St Mary’s, along with Alexis Sanchez (hamstring) and Victor Lindelof (muscular injury), a pair who will definitely miss out again.

Possible Line-Up (4-3-3)

De Gea

Valencia, Smalling, Jones, Shaw

Matic, Herrera, Pogba

Rashford, Lukaku, Martial

Arsenal Team News

Granit Xhaka is suspended for Arsenal after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season in the victory against Tottenham.

Nacho Monreal (hamstring), Konstantinos Mavropanos (groin) and Danny Welbeck (ankle) remain sidelined.

Possible Line-Up (3-4-3)


Mustafi, Sokratis, Holding

Bellerin, Torreira, Guendouzi, Kolasinac

Ramsey, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Betting Odds

Manchester United are slender 2.34 favourites with Yobetit. Arsenal are priced at 2.97 while a draw is 3.39. Odds are subject to change.

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The Stats

  • Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 11 home Premier League games against Arsenal (W8 D3), since a 0-1 loss in September 2006.
  • Arsenal lost both Premier League meetings with Manchester United last season – they last lost three in a row against them in November 2012.
  • Arsenal have only scored more than once in three of their last 39 away league games against Man Utd – and they’ve lost all three of those games (2-4 in November 1984, 2-8 in August 2011 and 2-3 in February 2016).
  • This is the first time Man Utd have hosted Arsenal in a midweek Premier League match since May 8th 2002, when Arsenal won 1-0 to clinch the title thanks to a Sylvain Wiltord strike.
  • Arsenal have lost their last three midweek Premier League games (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), conceding three goals in each defeat (vs Swansea, Man City and Leicester last season).
  • Manchester United have conceded 23 goals in their 14 league games this season; it wasn’t until their 30th Premier League game of 2017-18 that they conceded their 23rd goal last season.
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 19 games in all competitions. They last went 20 without defeat between April/November 2007 (28 games).
  • Arsenal have won four of their six away Premier League games this season (D1 L1) – as many as they had in 19 on the road last term (W4 D4 L11).
  • Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored with each of his last 10 shots on target in the Premier League.


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