Arsenal vs Manchester United Prediction, Possible Lineups, Team News & Key Facts
After a rocky start to the season, Arsenal and Manchester United will be playing at the Emirates with something to prove.
Mikel Arteta will want Arsenal to demonstrate complete dominance on the field and put a boot on Manchester United’s neck.
In their previous five home games against Manchester United in all competitions, Arsenal are unbeaten.
In the previous four matches between Manchester United and Arsenal, there have been 18 goals scored, with nine coming from each team.
In their last seven Premier League games, Manchester United has prevailed six times.
In their last 11 away Premier League games, Manchester United has only won three and suffered six losses.
In their last 12 away matches against the Big Six and Newcastle United, Manchester United has only won one and lost eight times.
Team News & Strategies
Gabriel Jesus’s return helped Arsenal in several ways and alleviated some of their issues. However, it is still unknown if Mikel Arteta would start the Brazilian instead of the strong Eddie Nketiah. Thomas Partey, meanwhile, has been out with a hamstring ailment for quite some time.
Additionally, Takehiro Tomiyasu is back in the lineup after serving a one-match suspension, while Oleksandr Zinchenko is also healthy.
Kai Havertz might start in the middle of the field once more due to Thomas Partey’s unavailability. However, the left-eight position, will go to Declan Rice, with Martin Odegaard lining up on the other side. As an alternative, Arteta may continue to tinker with the lineup and start Tomiyasu at left-back.
The PFA Young Player of the Year, Bukayo Saka, is currently in high spirits. Gabriel Martinelli needs to strengthen his overall shape, however for the time being, he will probably continue to play on the left side. But even with Jesus’s availability, it is assumed that Arteta will continue working with Nketiah.
Arsenal Possible lineup (4-3-3):
Ramsdale; Ben White; Saliba; Gabriel; Zinchenko; Odegaard; Rice; Havertz; Saka; Nketiah; Martinelli.
Ahead of a vital few weeks, many important players are absent from the action. Additionally, Luke Shaw suffered a serious muscle injury the previous week that will keep the left-back out for a while. Moreover, Raphael Varane is also out for a few weeks due to an injury.
Tyrell Malacia is also out due to injury. Additionally, Manchester United signed Sergio Reguilon on loan from Tottenham. However, it’s uncertain whether the Spaniard will debut against Arsenal. Aaron Wan-Bissaka would be preferable on the right side, where Diogo Dalot could continue.
Maintaining his center defensive pairing with Lisandro Martinez is a good idea for Victor Lindelof. Due to his late registration on Friday, Sofyan Amrabat, the new signing, might not play in this game. Additionally, Casemiro and Christian Eriksen should maintain their midfield connection as Mason Mount is also injured.
In addition to ten Hag confirming that new attacker Rasmus Hojlund may be available, Bruno Fernandes will play in the advanced position. Whether the Dane starts is another matter; if not, Anthony Martial will have to lead the line while Marcus Rashford and Antony play the wide positions.
Man Utd Posibble line-up (4-2-3-1).
Onana; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Martinez, Dalot; Eriksen, Cesemiro; Antony, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial;
Arsenal 2-1 Manchester United
It must have been a miserable season for Manchester United. However, they continue to pose a serious threat, particularly from counterattacks in major games. As was the case earlier with Arsenal and Nottingham Forest, the latter has a history of such incidents.