Arsenal host Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium says the midweek draw against Manchester United, the Gunners have to pick up maximum points at the Emirates.
Unai Emery's side stretched their undefeated run in all competitions to 20 matches on Wednesday as they picked up a point in a 2-2 draw with Manchester United. However, they are twice at Old Trafford only to lose their advantage on both occasions.
2-1 to Brighton and Bournemouth. Huddersfield, meanwhile, are coming down the back of a week. Editors' Picks
One point above the drop zone, David Wagner and his side would be anything from their trip to London as a bonus.
Game Arsenal vs. Huddersfield Date Saturday, December 8 Time 3pm GMT / 10am ET TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch In the United States, The game can be watched on CNBC and streamed online at NBCSports.com.
CNBC NBCSports.com In the United Kingdom, the game will not be broadcasted during the blackout period.
Arsenal squad Goalkeepers Cech, Leno, Martinez Defenders Bellerin, Sokratis, Koscielny, Monreal, Mustafa, Holding, Lichtsteiner, Mavropanos, Kolasinac, Medley, Piguezuelo Midfielders Elneny, Mkhitaryan , Ramsey, Ozil, Guendouzi, Torreira, Maitland-Niles, Iwobi, Xhaka, Smith Rowe, Willock Forwards Lacazette, Aubameyang, Welbeck, Nketiah Unai Emery does not have too many headaches prior to Saturday's clash, though the duo of Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck stay absent. Rob Holding, meanwhile, has been ruled out for the season.
It seems unlikely that Laurent Koscielny wants to be included in the game after six months out, while Mesut Ozil remains a major doubt. Nacho Monreal is the other player who needs checked.
Alexandre Lacazette wants to start after a strong comeo at Old Trafford, while Granit Xhaka wants feature after a ban.
Possible Arsenal starting XI: Leno; Lichtsteiner, Sokratis, Mustafi; Bellerin, Xhaka, Torreira, Kolasinac; Mkhitaryan, Lacazette, Aubameyang
Position Huddersfield players Goalkeepers Lossl, Hamer, Schofield Defenders Smith, Lowe, Zanka, Schindler, Stankovic, Kongolo, Hadergjonaj, Durm, Jorgensen Midfielders Hogg, Billing, Mooy, Sabiri, Van La Parra, Williams, Pritchard, Sobhi, Bacuna, Mbenza Forwards Kachunga, Depoitre, Quaner, Mounie, Diakhaby Huddersfield wants to be five yellow cards with Steve Mounie, who plays two games of a three-match ban, and Philip Billing.
On the injury front, Chris Lowe is back in training but Ramadan Sobhi is a fresh doubt.
Possible Huddersfield starting XI: Lossl; Hadergjonaj, Zanka, Schindler, Kongolo, Durm; Williams, Mooy, Bacuna; Van La Parra; Depoitre
Arsenal are 2/7 favorites to win this match at bet365. A draw is priced at 5/1, while a Huddersfield victory can be backed at 11/1.
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Match Preview Arsenal fans could not, realistically, have hoped for more from the start of Unai Emery's tenure.
Chelsea and Manchester City, the Spaniard has overseen a 20-match undefeated run in all competitions that has them in hot contention for the top four of the Premier League, having beaten Tottenham in a raucous derby last weekend, and already through to the last 32 of the Europa League.
Standards are starting to rise at the Emirates Stadium once more, and where once a 2-2 draw at Manchester United have failed to come out of the victory in midweek, having twice led.
Shkodran Mustafi told BT Sport "I think that's where we have a little more clever, and a bit more sensitive to danger and not concede," Shkodran Mustafi told BT Sport.
Emery, meanwhile, admits that he is somewhat concerned that the Gunners have yet to lead a Premier League game at half-time under his command. Saint-Germain boss is disqualified by the phenomenon.
15 Premier League matches, he told the club's official website. "That's one reason I need to make changes."
He wants to be hoping for a better start against Huddersfield, in part because it's the only way to make the midweek draw pay. Article continues below
"The draw at Old Trafford is only good if we win against Huddersfield," he said. "We must work, prepare, respect, push with our supporters at the Emirates and feel the spirit with them."
For their part, Huddersfield have won twice in the Premier League this season, and after an unaccented November, have sunk back to the second half of the 2-1 Loss against Brighton and Bournemouth.
Anything they could take away from the Emirates would be a bonus with vital home games against Newcastle and Southampton looming. ,

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