EPL: Arsenal vs SUFC



Arsenal will host the annoying Sheffield United as a guest at Emirates Stadium in Sunday's fourth round clash in the Premier League. Checking out their previous head-to-head meetings from December 30, 2006, shows us that Arsenal won 3 of them with 1 draw. A total of 16 goals have been divided among the 2 clubs in those clashes, with 12 to The Gunners and 4 to The Blades.

Arsenal will want a better result here following their 3-1 Premier League defeat in their last match at the hands of Liverpool. In that match, Arsenal controlled 34% of possession and 4 shots were scanty, of which 3 times hit the target, the only Arsenal scorer was Alexandre Lacazette (25 '). Arsenal have a persistent form of scoring, scoring in each of their last 6 matches. They received a total of 11 in that time while also conceding six games in total. As a result of this clash, Arsenal were unbeaten to Sheffield United in their last 3 matches and have never been defeated in their previous 10 home matches. A run they hope will last here. Mesut Özil (Back Trouble), Mattéo Guendouzi (Physical Strength), Shkodran Mustafi (Knee Injury), Calum Chambers (Knee Ligament Break) and Gabriel Martinelli (Knee Injury) are not present for Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. Typically used as a striker, Lyon-born Alexandre Lacazette has contributed 3 Premier League goals 2020 - 2021 so far after three appearances.

After being beaten in their final game against Leeds United in the Premier League, Sheffield United and their fans will be hoping to get a better result this time around. In that match, Sheffield United controlled 36% of possession and 15 goals, including 5 hits on target. In the other match, Leeds United scored 17 times, of which 9 were on target. Patrick Bamford (88 ') scored for Leeds United. Sheffield United's attacking players had struggled with goal in their previous six clashes, contributing only to the unsatisfactory score 2. In those matches, The Blades also saw the total Overall goal against them by 9. We'll soon see if that trend can continue in this game. Going into this round, Sheffield United did not win away from home in the last 7 matches in the league.



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