EPL: Leeds United vs Arsenal

Date: Saturday, 18 December 2021
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Elland Road.

In the last 4 times facing Leeds United, the Gunners have 4 wins and 2 draws. An achievement that fans look at can be quite reassuring on their team in this match. Especially the return to form of a series of pillars after injury, so just playing with their own strength, a victory will not be too difficult for coach Mikel Arteta’s army .

The results of the last round were not too surprising for Leeds United when they lost to Manchester City with a score of 0-7 at home, despite playing proactive defense from the beginning of the match, but it was not until Phil Foden exploded. got the first goal for The Citizens, they could not stop the opponent’s attack and accepted to lose.

With the defeat, Leeds United continues to fall to 16th place in the Premier League table with 13 points and is currently 5 points ahead of the relegation group. Coming to round 18, they will be playing at home and the opponent of this time will continue to be a tough name like Arsenal. Over the recent rounds, the performance that The Whites have is quite bad when there is only 1 win in the last 5 matches, the remaining 2 draws and 2 consecutive losses.

Unlike the home team, Arsenal kept a clean sheet when they just got a convincing victory with a score of 2-0 when welcoming Watford at home in the last round. This victory also helps the Gunners continue to advance to their 4th position in the Premier League table with 29 points, although still 12 points behind the top of the table of the defending champion, Manchester City.

Going through the last 5 matches, Arsenal’s achievements are also different from the Elland Road home team when they have 3 wins and 2 losses. Coming to this trip, although knowing that Leeds United’s home field was 2 times as a guest before, the Gunners only got 1 win and 1 draw, but the achievement was not too bad for them.

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