Sheffield United vs Arsenal
English Premier League, England
Date: Monday, 21st October 2019
Kick off at: 20.00 UK Time
Venue: Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England
Arsenal are looking to maintain their recent fine run as they set to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Gunners will be targeting all three points despite playing away from home as Emery’s team are hoping to keep their to four seat.
Sheffield United vs Arsenal Possible Lineups
Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for this upcoming English Premier League Monday clash. Let’s take a look at the potential lineups and formation that they could be gearing up to help them get all three points.
Expected Formation: 3-5-2
Probable Lineups: Henderson(g);Basham, Egan, O’Connel(def);Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens(mid);McBurnie, Robinson(att).
Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1
Probable Lineups: Leno(g);Bellerin, Sokratis, Luiz, Tierney(def);Guendouzi, Xhaka(mid);Pepe, Ceballos, Saka(att mid); Aubameyang (att)
Before heading into this monday Premier League match, both teams have been involved in other matches. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have more information about their current form.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) : LWLLD
The Blades’ form have been poor recently with only one win, one draw and three loses from their latest five fixtures. Chris Wilder’s men latest league fixture was a goalless draw against Watford just before international break.
Although it’s not a win, but that point away from home can be a positive confidence booster for Sheffield United players. Wilder’s men will need all the positive atmosphere they can get if they are to take something from Arsenal.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) WWDWW
Gunners on the other hand have been in a very good run in their last few matches in all competition. Just in their last five, Emery’s side picked up four wins with only one draw.
Just before the recent international break, Arsenal got a precious 1-0 home win over Bournemouth. That victory could very well spurr Gunners players more ahead of their Monday clash against Sheffield United.
Wilder’s side don’t have too many issue with injury ahead of this upcoming encounter on Monday. There some small doubts regarding the fitness for McGoldrick, McBurnie and Fleck, but they should be available for selection.
In breaking down their opponent’s defense, The Blades are set to start McBurnie and Robinson up front. The home team will also hoping a strong performance from Henderson in goal to break down Arsenal’s attack.
Emery also doesn’t have too many injury concerns ahead of their upcoming Premier League fixture. However, the Spaniard might decide to rotate some players for their midweek game in Europe.
Pierre Aubameyang will still be Gunners main man up front as he is leading their attacking front line. Summer signing, Kieran Tierney could be making his Premier League debut against Sheffield United.
Head to Head Records:
In their previous five meetings, Arsenal got the better of their opponent with three wins, one draw and just one defeat.
Their latest matchup happened back on September 24, 2018 at Emirates which saw Gunners winning 6-0.
Struggling in getting results, Sheffield United will hope that their fans support can drive them forward. Facing Gunners won’t be easy, but The Blades are ready to give their all against Emery’s men.
The visitor themselves will also target three points as they’re keen on keeping their top four seat. Arsenal will be favorite to win on Monday, but if they’re not careful their opponent can cause an upset.
Final Score: 1-2