In a thrilling clash, table-topping Arsenal is set to face Wolves in their upcoming match at the Emirates Stadium on December 2nd at 8:30 PM (IST). Arsenal's impeccable form, winning three consecutive games in various tournaments, has positioned them as serious contenders this season.
Wolves, with a mixed season, gained a significant boost by defeating Arsenal's neighbors, Tottenham, in a thrilling contest. Coming from behind to score two injury-time goals and clinching a 2-1 victory has instilled confidence in Wolves that they can challenge and triumph against Arsenal.
Arsenal are averaging 2 goals per game while Wolves are averaging 1.64, the chances of both teams scoring are very high.
The betting tip is...
Both teams to score
With Raya unavailable against his parent club, Ramsdale deputized, but Raya is poised to make a return against Wolves. Unfortunately, Partey and Timber are still sidelined, and Emile Smith Rowe's availability remains uncertain.
The dynamic pairing of Saka and Trossard, in stellar recent form, is expected to feature prominently. The return of Gabriel Jesus from injury adds a crucial attacking dimension, leading the line for Arsenal.
The team's possession dominance is likely to persist, maintaining an impressive average of 59.53%.
We expect no changes apart from Raya in playing XI
Predicted Lineup: Raya, Ben White, William Saliba, Gabriel, Oliver Zinchenko, Martin Odegaard, Declan Rice, Trossard, Bukayo Saka, Jesus, Martinelli
H Chan Hwang has been the standout performer for Wolves, showcasing his form with an impressive tally of 7 goals and 2 assists. Lemina, too, has emerged as a goal threat, adding to the attacking arsenal of the team.
Pedro Neto, with an average of approximately 9.3% shots on target, stands as a crucial asset for Wolves.
To take on the formidable challenge of an in-form Arsenal, Wolves must perform at their absolute best. The team has conceded 18 goals in the 12 games played so far, highlighting a crucial area for improvement if they intend to climb the league table.
Unless there are injuries expect no changes.
Predicted Lineup: Sa, Kilman, Dawson, Gomes, Semedo, Bellegarde, Lemnia, Gomes, Nouri, Hwang, Cunha
Anticipate a thrilling encounter as both teams showcase a penchant for scoring goals through open play.
In the head-to-head record, Wolves find themselves at a disadvantage, with Arsenal emerging victorious in 8 out of 14 contests, while Wolves secured wins in only 3. To overcome this historical hurdle, Wolves must prioritize a compact defense and remain vigilant against the exceptional talent of B. Saka, who has already contributed 9 times (5 assists, 4 goals).
With H Chan Hwang maintaining his impressive form, Wolves can pose a significant threat during counterattacks.
Lemina has been in stellar form in the midfield, showcasing excellence by not only scoring but also contributing with valuable assists. Brace yourself for a fast-paced, dynamic game, and the prediction leans towards Arsenal emerging victorious in this exciting clash.