After the announcing of their withdrawal from European Super League, Arsenal are set to face Everton in the English Premier League clash on Friday. Arsenal are on the back of a struggling draw against Fulham. Everton too finished 2-2 against Tottenham Hotspur at Goodinson Park. The draw eventually led to the sacking of Jose Mourinho by Daniel Levy.
Arsenal vs Everton: Injuries and Suspensions
The game has come at the wrong time for Arsenal. They are certain to miss the likes of David Luiz and Keiran Tierney for the fixture whereas the hamstring injury will keep Alexandre Lacazette out of action. However, Pierre- Emerick Aubameyang will return to the fold along with Martin Odegaard. Aubameyang missed the games as he had contracted Malaria.
Carlo Ancelotti will not have the likes of Doucore and Jean Phillipe Gbamin for selection but the manager confirmed that he has everyone at his disposal. Andre Gomes is back from thigh problem whereas Dominic Calvert Lewin has also returned for the game against Arsenal on Friday.
Arsenal vs Everton: Predicted line-ups
Arsenal: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Xhaka; Ceballos, Partey, Smith Rowe, Saka, Pepe, Nketiah
Everton: Pickford; Godfrey, Keane, Holgate, Digne; Iwobi, Allan, Davies, Rodriguez, Sigurdsson; Richarlison
The match will start at 12:30 am IST. It will be telecast live on Disney+ Hotstar. The match will be broadcasted on the Star sports select channels
Arsenal vs Everton: Predictions
Both the teams are going through a tough time in the league and were unable to get all three points in their previous fixture. Everton haven’t tasted a win in their last five games and it has hit their European spot qualification. They will be rearing to lock their horns with Arsenal at Emirates.
Despite the poor form, Everton have enjoyed a great run in away games. They have registered nine wins in 15 games and Arsenal will vary it. With Arsenal struggling for consistency, it is Everton’s point to drop at this venue.
Final Score: Arsenal 1-2 Everton