Arsenal vs Newcastle: Prediction, TV channel, live stream, team news, time, h2h results, odds - preview

Malik Ouzia
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Arsenal will this evening be looking to ensure their draw against Crystal Palace in midweek was a mere blip as they host Newcastle United in the Premier League.

The Gunners’ recent resurgence was stalled by Roy Hodgson’s side, who produced a disciplined defensive performance to leave the Emirates with a point after a 0-0 draw.

These two sides last met only a week ago, with Arsenal eventually emerging 2-0 winners after their FA Cup third round tie had gone to extra time.

The Magpies are in dire form, their latest poor result coming in the form of a 1-0 defeat against bottom side Sheffield United, who had not previously won a league game all season.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Arsenal vs Newcastle is scheduled for an 8pm kick-off on Monday, January 18, 2021.

The game will be played behind closed doors at the Emirates Stadium due to current coronavirus restrictions.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or Sky Go app.

Arsenal team news

Arsenal: Leno, Cedric, Holding, Luiz, Tierney, Thomas, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Smith-Rowe, Saka, Lacazette

Subs: Bellerin, Gabriel, Willian, Runarsson, Pepe, Elneny, Willock, Nketiah, Martinelli

Newcastle: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Almiron, Matthew Longstaff, Shelvey, Joelinton, Carroll, Wilson

Subs: Dubravka, Ritchie, Hayden, Hendrick, Manquillo, Yedlin, Murphy, Sean Longstaff, Anderson

Prediction: Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle

It took the introduction of the likes of Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe for Arsenal to unlock the door in the FA Cup clash a week ago but with Arteta likely to pick his first choice XI from the outset here, the Gunners should have enough.

Head to head (h2h) Premier League history and results

  • Arsenal wins: 30

  • Draws: 10

  • Newcastle wins: 10

  • Last meeting: Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle (February 16, 2020)

Bettings odds and tips (subject to change)

  • Arsenal to win: 4/9

  • Draw: 8/1

  • Newcastle to win: 8/1

  • Aubameyang to score: 100/30

Odds via Betfair Exchange. Click here to find out more.

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