A London derby of epic proportions takes place at Stamford Bridge today as Arsenal seek to reclaim top spot in the Premier League against a Chelsea side in transition under Graham Potter. In recent years many fans would have expected those roles to be reversed, but Mikel Arteta’s Gunners have been flying high this season and have lost just one league game to help them stand out as the only real contenders for the Manchester City crown at this stage of the campaign. . Chelsea, meanwhile, face their biggest test of Potter’s budding tenure after last week’s humiliating loss to Brighton. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to face his former club in one of the many sub-plots in today’s game. BT Sport will broadcast the kick-off live and Standard Sport have both Nizaar Kinsella and Simon Collings on hand to provide expert analysis via our live blog! Updates Chelsea vs Arsenal Live Updates View Latest Updates 1667731165 The best goal in the derby? Eden Hazard’s superb strike in that game five years ago will be etched in the memory of both sets of fans – for different reasons! 1667730793 Countdown to kick-off The sun is still rising over the capital as we approach the final 90 minutes before the game. 1667730487 A few more chances for you… Title winners Manchester City: 1/7 Arsenal: 6/1 Man United: 50/1 Top four Arsenal: 1/14 Man United: 5/6 Liverpool: 10/11 Tottenham: 11/ 10 Chelsea: 6/4 1667730180 Match odds Chelsea: 17/10 Draw: 23/10 Arsenal: 13/8 Odds via Foire aux paris and subject to change. 1667729850 In fact, Arsenal have won four of the last five meetings with the away team triumphing the last three in a row. Chelsea have not beaten Arsenal at home in the Premier League since Maurizio Sarri took charge – a late 3-2 victory in August 2018. 1667729558 Head-to-head record Chelsea win: 66 Draws: 58 Arsenal win: 81 Standard Evening Score Prediction Arsenal seem to have come through the hoodoo for hanging them at Stamford Bridge lately and have taken some big scalps already this season. With Chelsea floundering against Brighton, an away win looks likely. Arsenal won 2-0. 1667728951 Predicted Chelsea XI (3-4-3): Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Koulibaly; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Cucurella; Mount, Aubameyang, Sterling. 1667728671 First Arsenal squad news Takehiro Tomiyasu will be out today but the question is whether Kieran Tierney or Oleksandr Zinchenko will start at left-back. The Scot’s midweek goal reminded Mikel Arteta of his abilities but Zinchenko is close to returning from injury and could feature today. 1667728351 First Chelsea squad news Ben Chilwell has joined Chelsea’s growing list of injury absentees. Kepa Arrizabalaga, Reece James, Wesley Fofana and N’Golo Kante are also injured until after the World Cup. One question is the inclusion of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, against his former club. Not all news on the site expresses the views of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
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