Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Starting Lineup – Giroud Dropped Again!

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal
English Premier League
Date: Sunday, 10th April 2017
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Selhurst Park, London.

The two teams enroute to recovery Arsenal and Crystal Palace lock horns at the Selhurst Park on Monday night.

Arsenal finally got back to winning ways with an impressive 3-0 win in the London derby against West Ham United last week. They were on a three-match win-less run which includes 2 losses and a draw which dent their chances for the top four finish this season.

If you look beyond, the Gunners lost in 4 of their last 7 Premier League matches, while points came from 2 wins and a draw. They sit 5th in the league table, could drop to 6th if Manchester United get a point at Sunderland on Sunday evening.

A fine run from Crystal Palace was came to an end at Southampton last weekend with a 3-1 defeat. The team tutored by Sam Allardyce were on a four-match winning run which includes an excellent 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge a week ago.

Nevertheless, the Eagles have gained considerable ground in the relegation battle. They stay 3 points clear-off the 18th placed Swansea with an additional 2 matches in hand.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Head-to-head

The Gunners have a solid h2h record against Crystal Palace in both home and away matches in the English Premier League. They last 9 encounters saw them winning 7 times alongside 2 draws. Four of those matches were played away at Selhurst Park which resulted in 3 wins and a draw.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Prediction

Arsenal had done brilliantly well to bring the momentum to their side. The draw against Manchester City followed by a comprehensive win against West Ham would have improved their team morale. However, Crystal Palace are playing at their full potential at the moment. The Eagles haven’t defeated Gunners in ages, but they are expected to make life difficult for Wenger on Monday evening.

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