ARSENAL will be hoping to get back on track against bottom-placed Southampton on Friday night.
The Gunners’ Premier League title contenders took a beating last weekend after they squandered a 2-0 lead against West Ham to earn a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.
Arsenal star Bukayo Saka missed a penalty to restore the Gunners’ two-goal cushion and put them 3-1 just after half-time.
Three minutes later, Jarrod Bowen equalized to make it 2-2 and pushed Arteta’s lead to the top of the table.
Southampton go into action at the Emirates after three consecutive defeats in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace are the latest side to puzzle the Saints after the Eagles won 2-0 at St Mary’s last weekend.
When do Arsenal play Southampton?
- Arsenal vs Southampton is on Friday April 21st.
- Kick-off is at 8pm UK time.
- Hosts are the Emirates.
What TV channel is Arsenal vs Southampton on?
- Arsenal vs Southampton is broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.
- Coverage begins at 7pm UK time.
- Alternatively, you can follow SunSport’s live blog for the latest updates from the Emirates.
Can Arsenal v Southampton be streamed live?
- Sky Sports customers can stream all the action live via the NOW app.
- You can download the NOW app for free on your smartphone or tablet.
- You can purchase a NOW Sports membership which gives you access to all 11 Sky Sports channels for £21 a month for six months and £34.99 after the six months are up.
Oleksandr Zinchenko missed the Gunners’ 2-2 draw with West Ham last weekend with a groin injury.
Arteta hopes the Ukrainian is fit enough to return to the squad for the Southampton visit.
William Saliba will continue to miss the Gunners with a back problem, while Eddie Nketiah returned to the bench last weekend.
Long-term absentees Mohamed Elneny and Takehiro Tomiyasu will be out during their recovery.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not be able to play his home club in the Emirates on Friday night.
Meanwhile, Che Adams could return to the squad after missing the last four games with a calf injury.
Elsewhere, Mohamed Salisu and Mislav Orsic could also play on the sidelines for the Saints after some time.
- Armory – 1/5
- Tie – 11/2
- Southampton – 14/1
*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.