As Arsenal Go Gunning At Goodison To Leap Frog Spurs They Could Find Back In Form Everton Too Hot To Handle!
By: Marc Gingell
Everton (10) v Arsenal (4)
Arsenal will be looking for a win that will move them above arch North London rivals Spurs but there away form is not that great. Everton, who’ve had a mixed season, come into this on the back of 2-0 wins at West Ham and at home to Chelsea.
Everton Team News
- Unknown Return Date: Yerry Mina Hamstring injury.
Arsenal Team News
- Unknown Return Date: Héctor Bellerín Knee injury. Rob Holding Anterior cruciate ligament. Danny Welbeck Ankle injury.
- Suspended Until 15 Apr: Lucas Torreira.
- 75% Chance of Playing: Laurent Koscielny Foot injury. Aaron Ramsey Groin strain. Granit Xhaka Groin injury.
- Everton have lost seven of their last eight Premier League meetings with Arsenal (W1), including the last four in a row. They last lost five consecutively against the Gunners between May 1998 and April 2000.
- Arsenal have beaten Everton 97 times in league matches – more than any side has beaten another in English Football League history.
- Arsenal have scored more Premier League goals against Everton (107) than any side has against another in the competition’s history.
- Everton’s victory against Chelsea in their last home game ended a run of 25 Premier League games without a victory against ‘big six’ sides. They last won consecutive such matches in April 2014, beating Arsenal and Manchester United.
- Arsenal are the only Premier League side without an away clean sheet so far this season. The Gunners have won just one of their last eight league games on the road (D3 L4).
- Everton have won their last two Premier League games by a 2-0 scoreline. They last won three in a row without conceding back in January 2017 under Ronald Koeman.
- Arsenal have kept three clean sheets in their last five Premier League games, more than they had in their previous 19 in the competition (2). They’re looking to secure three consecutive league shutouts for the first time since November 2017.
Away from home Arsenal are 10th in the table and yet to keep a clean sheet. Everton to take advantage of that with Dominic Calvert-Lewin among the goals.