Arsenal vs Southampton: Preview and Prediction

Arsenal vs Southampton
English Football League Cup
Date: Wednesday, 30th November, 2016
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London.

Arsenal and Southampton will go head to head in the quarter finals of the English League Cup at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. Both teams were victorious in their weekend Premier League task and they both hope to progress in the League Cup.

Arsenal extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 19 games last weekend, they defeated Bournemouth 3-1 in a mouthwatering contest. The Gunners have been excellent in the league cup so far, with two wins in their last two games. They have also kept clean sheets in the League Cup this term.

Southampton ended their 3-games winless run last weekend as they defeated Everton 1-0 at home. They have been spotless in the League Cup just like their host, winning their first two games and have also kept clean sheets. They have a hard task at hand as they face Wenger’s team who have been firing all cylinders at the moment.

Arsenal vs Southampton: Head to Head Statistics

Both teams have played a lot of games in the past, with Arsenal dominating the home games against Saints. Arsenal have lost just 3 of their 41 home games against Saints, they have won 25 games and drawn 13.

Generally, Arsenal have won 39 games against Southampton, they have lost 19 and drawn 22 games. The last game at Emirates stadium which was in September ended in a 2-1 win for Wenger’s men.

Arsenal vs Southampton: Prediction

Judging by Arsenal’s recent form and their dominance over Saints, they are huge favorites in this games. They are no doubt the better team between the two in all angles. Wenger may be urged to rest some senior players in this game, this may put a little pressure on the fielded players. However, we still expect gunners to come out victorious.

Arsenal vs Southampton: Prediction

Arsenal to win at 1.83
Under 2.5 goals at 2.10.

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