Arsenal will face Manchester United in a Premier League encounter at Emirates Stadium on Saturday 23rd. The match could significantly impact both teams’ chances of making the top four.
Inside the early kickoff on Saturday, Arsenal has a chance to overtake Tottenham and create an even bigger gap between themselves and Manchester United in the Premier League standings if they win. The Gunners have the upper hand since they are playing at home.
Arsenal’s previous game against Southampton saw them generate six shots on target but fail to score, resulting in three crucial points being dropped.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal stunned Chelsea 4-2 in midweek, but Ralf Rangnick’s Reds were thrashed 4-0 at Anfield on Tuesday. The tenacious Liverpool outplayed Manchester United, who conceded four goals, bringing it to 9 – 0 this campaign.
Arsenal vs. Manchester United Predictions Recent Form and Team News
The Gunners will be hoping to repeat their Premier League win over Chelsea heading into this matchup. Arsenal had 32 percent possession and 14 shots on goal in the match, with four of them on target. Eddie Nketiah scored for Arsenal in the 13th & 57th minute, Emile Smith Rowe in the 27th, and Bukayo Saka in the 92nd minute.
Chelsea had 11 shots on goal, two of which were on goal. César Azpilicueta in the 32nd minute and Timo Werner in the 17th minute scored for Chelsea in the first half.
Arsenal has maintained only a few clean sheets in recent years. The truth is that Arsenal’s defense has been overrun in five of their last six games, conceding ten goals in the process. Anyway, we will have to wait and see whether this recent tendency continues in the forthcoming game.
Manchester United and its fans will hope for a better outcome after losing to Liverpool in the Premier League last time.
Manchester United had two shots on goal in the game, 1 of which was on target. Liverpool had 14 shots on goal, 5 of which were on target.
Salah scored for Liverpool in the 22nd minute & 85th minute, Luis Diaz in the 5th, and Sadio Mane in the 68th.
A pair of humiliating defeats compounded an unimpressive start to Manchester United’s season. With defeats in the FA Cup, Carabao Cup, & Champions League following Ole’s departure, they’ve dropped off since the beginning of the campaign.
On the other hand, their Premier League has fallen short of expectations. They presently have 54 points and are eager for their 16th victory of the season to be secured. The management’s credibility has been tarnished as a result of the inconsistencies.
Arsenal vs. Manchester United Pre-Game Facts
Man United haven’t defeated the Gunners in their last three league meetings. The Red Devils have gone three league games without a victory away from home.
Arsenal has gone two league matches without a victory versus Manchester United. The Gunners have gone two league matches without a victory at home.
The Gunners have won 3 of their last four meetings against Manchester United, with two games drawn. Manchester United has won only one match against Arsenal.
Both teams scored 12 goals in these encounters, with the Gunners scoring eight and the Red Devils scoring 4. That’s two goals each game.
Arsenal vs. Manchester United Predicted Lineup
Takehiro Tomiyasu returned to training early this week, but he was not part of the win against Chelsea. Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey are out for the long haul.
However, Mikel Arteta has no new worries after Wednesday’s success, and Nketiah has done enough to earn a start up front. Mohamed Elneny was excellent in midfield last Wednesday and might partner Granit Xhaka again. Rob Holding hopes to preserve his spot in the backline.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed midweek’s game due to his newborn son’s death. However, he is back training and might play against Arsenal. Ralf Rangnick may place Raphael Varane this weekend in defense. Eric Bailly might be eligible for a start following a poor defensive display on Merseyside.
Arsenal Possible Starting XI Lineup:
Aaron Ramsdale, Rob Holding, Ben White, Gabriel, Granit Xhaka, Nuno Tavares, Mohamed Elneny, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, and Eddie Nketiah
Manchester United Possible Starting XI Lineup:
David De Gea, Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Nemanja Matic, Alex Telles, Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes, Anthony Elanga, Jadon Sancho, and Cristiano Ronaldo
Arsenal vs. Manchester United Predicted Winner
The Red Devils have a good chance of winning, but the bookmakers and pundits anticipate Arsenal to come out on top. If Manchester United extracts anything from the Emirates, it will have to take a toll on them.
A goal against Arsenal would be a dream come true for Ronaldo. However, he may not be in the proper frame of mind to play.
We can only see the Gunners destroying United’s top-four chances while providing a significant boost if their new-look team can generate similar rates of attacking intent as they did against the Blues.
Arsenal vs. Manchester United Best Odds
A win for Arsenal is 2.10, a draw is 3.60, and a win for Manchester United is also 3.60. These are the best odds that you can obtain at the moment.