Arsenal FC Starting XI Prediction vs Crystal Palace


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Easter Sunday brings a London derby at the Emirates, where Arsenal have been extremely formidable. They will take on Crystal Palace, a mid-table side that beat Manchester City once this season, and threatened to the do the double on the reigning Premier League champions.

Palace will play this game relaxed and free, as they know there’s nothing to worry about with relegation anymore. As for the Gunners, the challenge is now presented for first year Gunners manager Unai Emery- balancing the club’s domestic and European ambitions for this season; which ultimately end with the same goal.

He’s done a great job rotating his squad and keeping players’ legs fresh this season. Let’s take a look at who he may select in his first team, in the bid to take all three points.

Arsenal FC Starting XI Prediction vs Crystal Palace 

Attacking Players: Alex Iwobi,  Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette

Midfielders: Matteo Guendouzi, Granit Xhaka, Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Back line: Sead Kolasinac, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Laurent Koscielny, Shkodran Mustafi

Goalkeeper:  Bernd Leno


Arsenal FC vs Crystal Palace (Premier League) FYIs

Kickoff- Sunday Apr 21, Emirates Stadium 4pm

Injury report for both sides: go to this link


Form Guide: Arsenal   WLWWD    Crystal Palace LWLWL

Google Result Probability: Arsenal 63%  Draw 21%  Crystal Palace 16%

Odds- Arsenal win 8/15, Draw 7/2, Crystal Palace win 11/2

Prediction- Arsenal 2,  Crystal Palace 1

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  1. Good team choice resting others. Would like to see Koscielny rested though. Wonder if Elneny could do a job?

  2. Unai Emry should play Xakha and Torriera in the midfield

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