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Newcastle vs Arsenal: Head-to-head
Arsenal are on a 10 match winning run against Newcastle and are unbeaten in 12, all games in the English Premier League.
The last three games between the two including the reverse of the corresponding saw the same 1-0 full-time score-line.
Even at the St. James Park, the Gunners won the last 4 and unbeaten in the last 10 in all competitions with 6 wins and 4 draws.
Four of the last five meetings between Newcastle and Arsenal at the St. James Park saw under 1.5 goals.
Newcastle vs Arsenal: Prediction
Newcastle are on red hot form and they will be in good spirits. But Arsenal, despite losing three away games on the bounce in the league can look at their recent streak and draw some confidence.
Combining the Europa League fixtures, Wenger’s men are on a 7 match unbeaten streak with wins in 6 prior to the midweek draw at CSKA Moscow.
Having taken the Magpies to the cleaners in every visit to the St. James Park in over a decade, we must be looking at an away win on Sunday.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is out of the remaining season with a knee ligament injury.
Aaron Ramsey picked a leg injury against CSKA Moscow in the midweek and is a major doubt here.
Granit Xhaka missed the trip to Moscow with an illness and is back available for selection.
Santi Cazorla and David Ospina are the two players in the nursing table.
Aubameyang, Alex Iwobi, Callum Chambers and Sead Kolasinac are inline to start here as Wenger looks to shuffle the pack to keep players fit.
Arsenal Predicted Starting XI (4-2-3-1)
Cech – Kolasinac, Chambers, Mustafi, Bellerin – Xhaka, Elneny – Ozil, Wilshere, Iwobi – Aubameyang.