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Sunderland vs Arsenal
English Premier League 2016/17
Date: Sunday, 29th October 2016
Kick-Off at 12:30 UK
Venue: Stadium of Light (Sunderland).

Gunners have played some extraordinary football in this English Premier League 2016/17 season. They have registered 6 wins, 2 draws and only 1 lose in this Premier League season along with 2nd position in EPL table.

David Moyes’s team is in a very poor form of this season till now along with bottom position of the EPL table. They have suffered 7 defeats and only 2 draws in their EPL season. So, they are still in the search of their first win. Arsenal will start the match as favorite in their away EPL clash against Sunderland at Stadium of Light.

Sunderland vs Arsenal: Head-to-Head Stats

Arsenal were held to a 0-0 draw in their latest meeting against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on April, 2016. While the Gunners won the first leg clash at the Emirates Stadium by a 3-1 margin. They also met in the FA Cup last season, once again Arsenal earned a 3-1 win.

Both teams have played 141 matches against each other in all the competitions. Gunners have registered 56 victories, 40 draws and 45 lose against Sunderland side.

Sunderland haven’t defeated Arsenal in a Premier League clash since 2008/09 season. The Gunners are currently enjoying an unbeaten streak of 13 matches over Sunderland with 8 wins and 5 draws.

Sunderland vs Arsenal: Prediction

Arsenal and Sunderland have played their respective England League Cup matches in this week. So, both the team players will face some kind of fatigue problem during the match. And this could force the respective managers to rotate their squad. Gunners are already missing the defensive midfielder Granit Xhaka due to red card suspension.

Both teams will try to win this match to make sure that the Gunners will stay at the top of the table and other side Sunderland side will register their first win. If silly mistakes are avoided, then the Sunderland side could salvage a point from this crucial fixture.

At the moment, Arsenal is the favorite team to win this match against Sunderland. And the predicted result will be a narrow away win for Arsenal by 1 goal margin.

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