PL Preview: Leeds vs Arsenal (team news, current form, head to head and predictions)

Arsenal travel to Yorkshire to face Leeds United tonight (6:30 pm UK time)

Leeds head into this one demoralized after a 7-0 trashing in the hands of Man City in midweek while Arsenal will be very high in confidence after their 2-0 win over West Ham on Wednesday.

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Team News:

Jamie Shackleton has a problem in his achilles and Daniel James has a problem in his abductor muscles. Hence, both players won’t be available for Leeds United.

Robin Koch is available for Leeds but they’re yet to make an evaluation on whether he’ll play or not. Luke Ayling could also get involved.

Arsenal meanwhile will be without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as confirmed by Mikel Arteta who stated that the Gabonese will be sitting out a third Arsenal game in a row after a disciplinary breach.

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No fresh injury concern for the Gunners.

Leeds Predicted xi: Meslier; Firpo, Struijk, Llorente, Ayling; Forshaw, Dallas, Harrison; Roberts, Gehardt, Raphinha

Arsenal Predicted xi: Ramsdale; Tierney, Gabriel, White, Tomiyasu; Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Ødegaard, Smith Rowe; Lacazette

Current Form:

Leeds have won only one of their last five games, losing twice and drawing twice while Arsenal have won thrice and lost twice in their last five games.

Head to Head:

Arsenal have the superior head to head record in this fixture. In 26 premier league meetings, the Gunners have won 13 times while the Whites have won eight times with both sides sharing the spoils five times.

In recent meetings, Arsenal have also gained an upper hand, beating leads twice and drawing once in their last three meetings.


Leeds are still yet to hit the ground running this season and with the kind of form Arsenal have shown in their last two games it’s difficult to see them lose to this Leeds side.

Arsenal 3-1 Leeds