2 Things That Proves Arsenal Could Replicate Last Season Result Against Chelsea On Saturday.
Arsenal lost their opening game of 2021/22 Premier League season to newly promoted side Brentford. That was not a very good result for any title challenging side. The game was played at community Stadium as goals from Sergi Canos and Christian Norgaard gave the Bees shock victory on their Premier League debut. Two Arsenal star players miss the clash Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang took ill before kick off. Arteta brought in Folarin Balogun to lead the line for the Gunners, their new signings Ben White and Sambi Lokonga were name in the starting line up, while Taveras started the game on the bench. Balogun wasted most of the chances for the Gunners, as the game ended in favour of the newly promoted side.
Arsenal upcoming fixtures are games against the title contenders side, the Gunners will welcome Thomas Tuchel men at Emirate Staduim on Saturday for another tough contest.
They are expected play two away games, after they host Chelsea on Saturday, they will play against West Brom away from home in the League cup and play against the English Champions at Etihad Staduim on the 28th of August in another Premier League clash.
This two upcoming fixtures will determine how far the Gunners will go in challenging for the English Premier League title this season.
2 Things that proves Arsenal could replicate last season results against Chelsea on Saturday.
In 2020/21 Premier League season Arsenal beat Chelsea home and away.
1. On the 26th of December, 2020, Arsenal defeated Chelsea 3 – 1 at Emirates Stadium. In the second week of December, the Gunners have already lost two Premier League matches and played a draw against Southampton on the 16th of December, and lost to Manchester City 4-1 in the League Cup. Chelsea came to the clash with high expectation to win against their London rivals, but Arsenal beat Frank Lampard men at Emirates Stadium, it was a shock defeat for the Blues. Mikel Arteta’s tactical formation against the Blues has always ended in victory.
2. Mikel Arteta led the Gunners to Stamford Bridge for the return leg in their Premier League fixtures.Thomas Tuchel was in charge of Chelsea after Frank Lampard was sacked, Chelsea fans expected a positive result. But the Gunners beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge, Aubameyang capitalise on Jorginho poor backpass, had Kepa Arrizabalaga scrambling back to push it off the line, but Aubameyang was there to slot the rebound to Smith Rowe to set up a tap in. Meanwhile, this season the Gunners are yet to win a single match both in Pre-season and the Premier League, they have played 5 matches, lost 3 and draw 2, but Mikel Arteta has a perfect team to face Chelsea on Saturday, having won both fixtures against the Blues last season. He still have the squad to hurt Chelsea on Saturday’s fixtures.