Arsenal are still far enough away from Chelsea who are ranked fourth in the current Premier League standings, what the Gunners need to worry about is precisely the pursuit of Manchester United, as currently they are only superior head to head over the Red Devils in the rankings 5. Interestingly, on the 23rd of Premier League match this weekend, Arsenal will face one of their main rivals, Chelsea. This super big match will take place on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Emirates Stadium, London.
As we said, Arsenal had to worry about Manchester United’s pursuit, as the rivals recorded a series of positive results with 6 consecutive wins in the last six matches in all competitions, and in fact at present, the Gunners are only head to head over the Red Devils who are ranked 6th in the standings. Speaking of performance, Unai Emery’s team, not so good, where in the last five games, they only won 2 wins and lost two of them.
But maybe, playing at home to make Arsenal also favored victory in the party later. Only, their opponents are Chelsea, as Maurizio Sarri’s team is a little better than Arsenal. The Blues are in 4th place in the standings, with a 6-point advantage over their closest rivals who are none other than Arsenal themselves.
Head to head Matches – Arsenal vs. Chelsea:
18.08.18 Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal
02.08.18 Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea
25.01.18 Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea
11.01.18 Chelsea 0 – 0 Arsenal
04.01.18 Arsenal 2-2 Chelsea
Arsenal’s Last 5 Matches:
12.01.19 West Ham 1 – 0 Arsenal
06.01.19 Blackpool 0 – 3 Arsenal
01.01.19 Arsenal 4-1 Fulham
30.12.18 Liverpool 5 – 1 Arsenal
27.12.18 Brighton 1 – 1 Arsenal
Chelsea’s Last 5 Matches:
13.01.19 Chelsea 2 – 1 Newcastle
09.01.19 Tottenham 1- 0 Chelsea
05.01.19 Chelsea 2 – 0 Nottingham
03.01.19 Chelsea 0 – 0 Southampton
30.12.18 Crystal Palace 0-1 Chelsea
Arsenal: Petr Cech, Hector Bellerin, Laurent Koscielny, Monreal Nacho, Shkodran Mustafi, Mesut Ozil, Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, César Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Cesc Fabregas, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Willian, Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata