Newcastle United host Arsenal in a match of the eleventh round of the Premier League. The home team continues their promising performances from last year and are currently in sixth place. The visitors are two points behind first-placed Tottenham.
Newcastle’s last appearance in the League Cup was at Manchester United in the Round of 16, winning comfortably 3-0 at Old Trafford. The goals were scored by Miguel Almirón, Lewis Hall and Joe Willock. In the quarter-finals, the magpies will face Chelsea, the duel is scheduled for December 19. In the Premier League, the Magpies’ last game ended in a 2-2 draw at Wolves, with both goals scored by Callum Wilson. Newcastle scored their last league win against Crystal Palace when they beat them at home in St. He beat James Park 4-0. Jacob Murphy, Anthony Gordon, Sean Longstaff and Callum Wilson scored.
Coach Eddie Howe has to deal with a crazy squad. Alexander Isak and Javier Manquillo are out due to groins. Sven Botman’s knee, Harvey Barnes’ ankle. Elliot Anderson has an injured back, Jacob Murphy has an injured shoulder. Illness has knocked Lewis Miley down, Sandro Tonali is serving his sentence. “What Arsenal are proving speaks for itself. They’ve strengthened really well in the summer, they’re almost unbeatable. They’ve moved on from last year. The head-to-head will be a tough test for us, we’ll have to try to make them uncomfortable. But overall I’m looking forward to “ Newcastle manager Eddie Howe revealed to the club’s website.
Arsenal had absolutely no success in the round of 16 of the League Cup and lost 1-3 at West Ham, when Martin Ödegaard added an honorary goal at the end. In addition, Ben White started everything with an own goal. The last league match was a completely different story, the Gunners destroyed the last Sheffield 5-0. Eddie Nketiah scored a hat-trick in less than an hour of play, Fabio Vieira and Takehiro Tomiyasu completed it. In the Champions League, the Gunners lead Group B with six points, ahead of RC Lens in second, Sevilla in third and PSV Eindhoven in fourth.
Arsenal’s squad is not as full as Newcastle’s, but Mikel Arteta is missing a few players. Muscle injuries are bothering Gabriel Jesus and Thomas Partey, Emile Smith Rowe and Jurrien Timber have knee injuries. “It is one of the most difficult opponents we can face at the moment. They have their strengths, we have to read them as best as possible and disrupt them. We want to play according to our notes. After the loss to West Ham we analyzed everything, especially the way we played and conceded goals,” Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta told the club’s website.
Newcastle’s last clash with Arsenal took place at the beginning of May in round 35 at St. James Park, the Gunners won 2-0 here. The first goal was scored by Martin Ödegaard, the second was an own goal by Fabian Schär.
Newcastle United – probable line-up:
Pope – Trippier, Lascelles, Schär, Burn – Longstaff, Guimaraes, Joelinton – Almirón, Wilson, Gordon.
Arsenal FC – Probable Squad:
Raya – White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tomiyasu – Ödegaard, Jorginho, Rice – Saka, Havertz, Martinelli.
Tipsport odds: 2.89 – 3.46 – 2.56
Tip EuroFotbal.cz: 0