Arsenal vs Spurs is the ninth round of the EPL fixtures starting on Saturday, 1st October 2022.
The 8th round of the EPL fixture was irregular due to the untimely demise of Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Most of the fixtures were postponed whereas some fixtures continued.
Furthermore, the most intriguing match in round nine is the North London derby alongside the Manchester derby.
Spurs will face the team at the top of the PL table Arsenal at Emirates Stadium.
However, Spurs failed to win against Arsenal in the Emirates since 2010. So, can the Spurs win it this time?
Arsenal vs Spurs: Head to Head
Arsenal vs Spurs has been played 60 times in which Arsenal won 22, tied 23, and lost 15 times. Since 2018 Spurs went on to win 5, tied 2, and lost 3 games against Arsenal, dominating the fixtures in the PL.
Furthermore, in their past 7 league matches, Arsenal has won 6 and Spurs has won 5. Currently, Spurs is trailing by just one point against Gunners to top the table.
On Saturday, 17 September, The Lilywhites hosted Leicester City in their third home game, which they won in a thrilling 6-2 victory.
Meanwhile, The Gunners played their fourth away fixture against Brentford at Getch Community Stadium, resulting in a 3-0 victory.
Arsenal vs Spurs Recent Meetings
Friday 13 May 2022
White Hart Lane, Tottenham
|Spurs||3 – 0||Arsenal|
Sunday 26 September 2021
Emirates Stadium, Manchester
|Arsenal||3 – 1||Spurs|
Spurs form guide: W-W-D-W-W
Arsenal form guide: W-L-W-W-W
Premier League Points Table
Arsenal vs Spurs: Last 5 Match Analysis
|Last five match performance||Arsenal||Spurs|
|Fouls per Game||10.4||8.8|
|Goals per Game||2.2||2.4|
|Goals Conceded per Game||1||0.8|
Arsenal vs Spurs: Team News
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal also has fitness issues for three players; Kieran Tierney, Martin Odegaard, and Thomas Partey.
Both left-back Tierney and club captain Martin Odegaard are more likely to play despite fitness issues.
On the other hand, Partey’s injury time is still to be unknown.
The Midfield duo of Mohamed Elneny and Emil Smith Rowe were already ruled out due to long-term injury issues whereas Zinchenko who missed the Brentford match with a calf injury is expected to be fit for the north London derby clash.
Goalkeepers: Ramsdale, Turner, Hein
Defenders: Tierney, Ben White, Gabriel, Saliba, Holding, Cedric, Tomiyasu, Zinchenko
Midfielders: Partey, Saka, Odegaard, Vieira, Lokonga, Xhaka
Forwards: Jesus, Martinelli, Nketiah, Nelson, Marquinhos
Injured: Mohamed Elneny and Emil Smith Rowe
Doubtful: Tomiyasu, Partey, and Tierney
Antonio Conte‘s Spurs have suffered injuries during the international break.
Club captain Hugo Lloris suffered a small thigh injury and withdrew from the France squad and is recovering in the Spurs training facilities. Fraser Foster will likely replace the skipper in the goalkeeping department.
Wales defender Ben Davies is also out due to a knee injury and may not be expected very soon. French defender Clement Lenglet would be the preferred choice to replace the Wales international.
The Swedish midfielder Kulusevski also got injured during the international break and will miss a few fixtures.
Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Brandon Austin
Defenders: Matt Doherty, Cristian Romero, Sanchez, Emerson, Eric Dier, Tanganga, Lenglet, Spence
Midfielders: Hojbjerg, Sessegnon, Skipp, Bentancur, Perisic, Bissouma, Sarr, Harvey White
Forwards: Heung-Min Son, Harry Kane, Lucas Moura, Bryan Gil, Richarlison
Injured: Hugo Lloris, Ben Davies
Arsenal vs Spurs: Players to Watch out
The English talisman is the top goalscorer for the Tottenham side in the all-competition so far.
He has 6 goals and 1 assist in 9 matches so far. Kane is second behind the City striker trailing by 5 goals for the PL golden boot race.
Despite moving to the new EPL team, Jesus has continued to replicate his goal-scoring form. He has managed to score 4 goals in 7 PL matches leading the attack of gunners alongside Bukayo Saka and fellow Brazilian Gabriel Martellini.
Arsenal vs Spurs: Predicted Starting XI
Arsenal XI (4-3-3): Ramsdale, Tierney, Gabriel, Saliba, Ben White, Xhaka, Partey, Odegaard, Martinelli, Saka, Jesus.
Spurs XI (3-4-3): Fraser Forster, Romero, Dier, Lenglet, Emerson, Perisic, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Richarlison, Son, Kane.
Arsenal vs Spurs: Match Prediction
In the coming Saturday, we shall see another heated north London derby.
Since Arsenal always have the upper hand in the Emirates against Spurs, will Conte’s men change things around?
Spurs will try to break the best defensive partner of Gabriel and Saliba. Still, the game shall favour the home team.
Prediction: Arsenal 3-0 Spurs
Arsenal vs Spurs: Match Broadcasting
Arsenal vs Spurs will kick off at 12:30 PM (BST).
UK: Sky Sports.
US: CBS Network.
India/Nepal: Star Sport.