Arsenal are set to clash with their arch-rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, in an eagerly awaited English Premier League showdown during gameweek 6. The North London Derby never fails to captivate fans worldwide.
Arsenal have seamlessly carried forward their impressive form from the previous season, securing victories in 4 out of 5 matches and settling for a draw in one. With notable new additions, they appear to be strong contenders for the league title this season. The top bookmakers in India have EPL odds with them.
Conversely, Tottenham Hotspur endured a lackluster previous season, finishing 8th in the league. However, under the new management of Ange Postecoglou, the team has undergone a remarkable transformation, triumphing in 4 out of 5 matches and currently occupying the 2nd position, narrowly ahead of Arsenal on goal difference. With both teams in exceptional form, this upcoming match promises to be a thrilling spectacle for football enthusiasts.
Arsenal are averaging 1.67 goals per game while Tottenham are averaging 2.67, the chances of both teams scoring are very high.
The betting tip is...
Both teams to score
Arsenal's impressive form leading up to this crucial game has been noteworthy, and the composition of the starting eleven will be of utmost importance, especially considering their recent Champions League clash with PSV.
In the attacking department, Jesus could feature given his remarkable offensive capabilities. In midfield, Declan Rice has garnered significant support from fans and is currently enjoying a splendid run of form. Notably, Bukayo Saka continues to shine, having already notched up 2 goals and 3 assists in the early stages of this season.
Kai Havertz, who has encountered challenges settling into his new club, may face competition for his position from Fabio Viera, who has displayed a decent run of form in recent matches and could potentially earn a starting spot.
Predicted Lineup: Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White, William Saliba, Gabriel, Oliver Zinchenko, Martin Odegaard, Declan Rice, Kai Havertz, Bukayo Saka, Jesus, and Gabriel Martinelli
Tottenham have undergone a significant transformation this season, even seeing their longtime club captain, Harry Kane, depart for Bayern Munich. Despite this, the team has been a joy to watch, with their new captain Son Heung-min leading the way in spectacular fashion, already notching 3 goals.
The recent signing, James Maddison, has also made an immediate impact with 2 goals and 2 assists. Tottenham's impressive average of 2.67 goals per game underscores their attacking prowess. They enter this match in high spirits, playing captivating football.
Richarlison, who made an impact as a substitute in the last game with a goal, may earn a starting spot due to his promising cameo performance.
Predicted Lineup: Vicario, Porro, Romero, Van de Ven, Udogie, Sarr, Bissouma, Kulusevski, Maddison, Solomon, Son.
The upcoming North London Derby promises to be a thrilling spectacle. Historically, Arsenal has held the edge as the stronger team, but this season, Tottenham appears formidable, displaying confidence and excellent offensive football.
On the other hand, Arsenal has maintained their previous season's form and strengthened their squad with impactful additions like Declan Rice. Their records reflect this parity, with Arsenal averaging 1.67 goals per game and Tottenham at 2.67, both securing 2 clean sheets in 5 games. Given the current balance of power, a draw seems likely, as choosing between the two is a challenging task.
However, this anticipated draw is expected to be an exciting, high-scoring affair, rather than a dull encounter.