Arsenal is set to take on Tottenham in one of the most awaited games in the league stage as both teams will look to secure the fourth spot. The Gunners are in a better position to secure the fourth spot for a direct champions league qualification after defeating Leeds on Sunday.
Tottenham is four points behind the other North London side and tomorrow’s match might well decide the future of both the teams as a draw will help the Gunners to clinch the fourth place.
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Match Preview
Tottenham lost seven points in their last four matches which might have just thrashed their hope in their race for the fourth place. Arsenal is on a winning streak that has helped them to be in a better place as they lead by four points from their derby rivals.
The calculations say the Gunners are just a win away from confirming their place in the fourth spot as the Spurs won’t be able to catch them if they lose three points on Thursday. Arteta’s side has been performing well after defeating Chelsea and Manchester United on the run which helped them to be in an advantageous position with only three games to play.
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Team News
Sergio Reguilon, Japhet Tanganga, Oliver Skipp, and Matt Doherty are the few Spurs players who might not be available for the North London derby, but apart from that Antonio Conte’s side is well-equipped with the best starting XI as they look to take all three points to stay in the race.
Harry Kane and Son will be the key players to trust, whereas, Sessegnon, Emerson Royal, and Ben Davies, will be performing their roles in the backline.
Mikel Arteta’s side has some undoubtful players as Ben White’s injury might be a concern along with Saka who was seen taking off in the last three matches but still he might be in the lineup. Arteta’s side might be missing Takehiro Tomiyasu with injuries still to be recovered. The Gunners will have the likes of Nketiah, Odegaard, and Xhaka who might get them all three points to secure their place in the league.
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Possible Line-ups
Defenders: White, Holding, Gabriel, Tomiyasu;
Midfielders: Xhaka, Elneny, Odegaard;
Forwards: Saka, Martinelli; Nketiah
Defenders: Romero, Dier, Davies, Sessegnon;
Midfielders: Emerson, Hojbjerg, Bentancur;
Forwards: Kulusevski, Kane, Son
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Predictions
Although Tottenham has gained form and momentum under Antonio Conte, they might not be able to hold the fort against Arteta’s men in form. As a result, fans might witness the Gunners winning the North London derby this time and securing their Champions League spot for next season.
Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham