Chelsea vs Arsenal
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 4th February 2017
Kick-Off at 12:30 UK / 13:30 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge.
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Conte’s Chelsea continued their good form on Tuesday as they drew 1-1 against Liverpool. This weekend they will prepare for a London derby against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon with the hope extending their unbeaten run to 6 games.
Chelsea ended January on a good form, they lost once drew once and won 4 games in their 6 outings on January. They are still the table Leaders, and are 9 points above Tottenham in the 2nd position having accumulated 56 points. They will hope to claim bragging rights in this rivalry match this weekend.
Meanwhile, the Gunners were unfortunate in the midweek clash, they lost 1-2 to Watford at Emirates Stadium. This have kept them 10 points behind their host Chelsea, with 46 points.
Tuesday’s defeat halted Arsenal’s 7-game unbeaten streak which features 6 wins and a draw. Winning this game will reduce the gap between them and give Arsenal the bragging rights in the Derby.
Chelsea vs Arsenal: Head to Head Statistics
- Previous games between these two London rivals have always been tough, Chelsea have won 55 times while Arsenal have won 63 games.
- Chelsea have won 31 games at Stamford Bridge against Arsenal and lost 25 games to Arsenal.
- Chelsea are on a winning streak against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, they have won their last 4 ties at Stamford Bridge.
- The last derby game between this two teams ended 3-0 in favour of the Gunners.
Chelsea vs Arsenal: Prediction
The two teams are in a superb form which makes none of them favorites in this game. They are good at both ends of the pitch having recorded good offensive and defensive form so far this season.
The game could go either way, but unlike the reverse of this fixture, we are expecting limited goals in the game. The game is expected to be decided in the second half as we expect a stalemate in the first half.
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