Arsenal vs Southampton: Latest news from the Emirates stadium as Arsenal is set to host Southampton ahead of the EPL match on Saturday, December 11th, 2021.
No doubt, both teams has what it takes to boost or maintain their point in the EPL table, as Arsenal vs Southampton slug it out. Arsenal will be happy to be back at the Emirates Stadium for this Matchday 16 match against Southampton.
They’ve lost their last three away games and will be hoping to turn things around at home. With 23 points, the hosts are now in seventh place, while the visitors are in 16th place with 16 points.
Arsenal had a seven-game unbeaten streak in the league and were in contention for a place in the Champions League, but three defeats in four games have dropped them to seventh position.
They are now four points behind London rivals West Ham in fourth place, which is a valuable position. Their away form has been dismal, with three losses in a row, but they are unbeaten in nine games at home in all competitions. M
They’ll be at ease being back at home for this encounter against a team they haven’t lost to in 22 league games at the Emirates Stadium.
Southampton have gone four games without a win and are now 16th in the table, just six points above the relegation zone. They must gain points or risk being dropped into the dreadful drop zone. Their most recent victory came in early November, when they defeated Aston Villa 1-0 at home.
In their most recent meeting, they were denied victory by a 98th-minute equalizer from Brighton, which resulted in a 1-1 draw. In 22 previous meetings with Arsenal, Southampton has never won, drawing seven times and losing fifteen times. This is the longest winning run in the Premier League by any side against another team.
Briefly History Arsenal vs Southampton
Southampton will be up against history as they look for their first win away from home against Arsenal in 22 games, while Arsenal are on a roll at home. I expect Arsenal to maintain their unbeaten run against them. This match will be won by Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Southampton match in the EPL will go down on Saturday at 16:00 BST (4:00 pm Nigerian time).