Arsenal want to sign England’s first championship. “Gunners” Arsene Wenger coached lost this position and are now two points behind the leader Manchester City, who won Friday (1-0 with Crystal Palace) match played in the 19th stage. The mission of the Arsenal is an uphill because they are moving to St. Dumna James’ Park, where you have to win all the points at stake in the match against Newcastle.
Black and whites have a team in great shape, which registered no less than 7 wins in last 9 games played in the Premier League. Three of them were some notable 2-0 with Chelsea, Newcastle 1-0 and 1-0 to Manchester United. Shape “magpies” contrasts with that of Arsenal, which has only one victory in the last four matches.
“We have another exam” so prefaced briefly Wenger Sunday meeting at 15.30. Even if Londoners may recover one spot, the development team in December remains on the rise. By the beginning of the first month of winter scorer band, Frenchman Olivier Giroud (pictured) seems to have been the one who held it up there. In December, the striker has not scored any goals. His last successful are recorded on November 23 in the match against Southampton (2-0).
After the success clearly in Cardiff (November 30, 3-0) began the ill-fated period.
“Arsenal were the better team in the first part of the championship,” said Alan Pardew, the Daily Mail newspaper pages Saturday.
The player of Arsenal, Tomas Rosicky seemed aware of the difficulty of the match with Newcastle: “It will be a very difficult match. But always matches against Newcastle beautiful out. It will be a match worth pursuing.” Czech memory has definitely ended the match 4-4 in November 2011, when halftime was 0-4, and then 7-3 to Arsenal at the Emirates last December.
Newcastle – Arsenal teams likely:
Newcastle (4-4-2): Krul; Debuchy; Coloccini; Williamson; Santon; Sissoko; Tiote; Cabaye; Gouffran; S. Ameobi; Remy.
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Szczesny; Sore; Koscielny; Mertesacker; Gibbs; Arteta; Wilshere; Walcott; Podolski; Ozil; Giroud.