After a thrilling victory over Newcastle at the Emirates, Arsenal will be seeking to extend their unbeaten run in 2020 as they host Everton. The match schedules for 23rd February, with kickoff at 19:30 GMT.
Coach Mikel Arteta was on record for his most significant win at the Emirates following the 4-0 victory for the Gunner. The victory marked the largest goal winning fest since February 2019 for the Gunners. The trip to Dubai seems to pay off as the squad show zeal and energy through the ninety minutes.
After a series of draws, the victory landed Arteta his second win as a manager for the club. However, there is a milestone to cover, especially with contention for a Championship slot. During an interview, Arteta was quick to speak on the potential of the team in advancing in the remaining part of the league.
Coach Carlo Ancelotti was on point for their 3-1 victory over side Crystal Palace. The win saw the team climb to 9th position in the table with 36 points. The side remains two points clear off Gunners as they head into the clash.
Arsenal vs. Everton Head to Head
Both sides have met in 31 games so far with the Gunners picking up 18 wins while Everton contends with five wins. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Everton 0-0 Arsenal
Everton 1-0 Arsenal
Arsenal 2-0 Everton
Arsenal 5-1 Everton
Everton 2-5 Arsenal
Arsenal 3-1 Everton
Everton 0-2 Arsenal
Arsenal 2-1 Everton
Arsenal Team News
New signing Pablo Mari was a feature for the Arsenal U-23 squad in their clash against Chelsea alongside Ron Holding. Right-back winger Cedric Soares is yet to reach full fitness after the loan move from Southampton.
After sealing the last strike for Gunners, forward Alexander Lacazette will be in contention for the lineup alongside young star Eddie Nketiah. Midfielder Danny Ceballos was impressive in his feature and is likely to start.
Everton Team News
After a four-month ankle injury, midfielder Andre Gomez could make a comeback against the Gunners. The midfielder was a victim of a nasty tackle from Son during their clash, which leads to an injury. Another feature will be former Gunner Alex Iwobi, who had a hamstring injury during their last encounter for both sides.
Another Gunner, Theo Walcott, will also be on the sidelines after picking a knee injury during their last encounter. The injury frees up space for Brazilians Rirchalison and Bernand. In-form forward, Calvert Lewin will also start.
Prediction and Odds
Arsenal is currently on a roll following their last win at the Emirates. However, their drawing form still comes into question ahead of the clash.
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