If he again gives points to a direct competitor, then the second consecutive season will be cut in the Europa League.
Chelsea have a much steeper case: four wins in the last five Premier League matches. Londoners can even return the second line if they win the Emirates. Well, you need to break away from the reactive Liverpool.
With injuries in Wenger everything is bad: in the infirmary Cazorla, Ramsey, Giraud, Montreal and Kolasinac. Injuries in Kosielni and Osil, but there is a slight chance that Laurent and Mesut still come out on the derby. Chelsea will not only have injured Luis and Rahman.
Who said what?Arsene Wenger, head coach of Arsenal: "At the moment the list of injured is very long. In a match with the "VBA" injuries received Kolasinats and Koselni. Montreal, Giroux, Ramsey and Ozil were injured earlier. Mesut has a small chance to play with Chelsea, but he was out after the match with Crystal Palace, so you can not say anything specific. " (Sky Sports)
Antonio Conte, head coach of Chelsea: "For us, every match is important against Arsenal, and the upcoming meeting is one of the most important in the championship. I need to use all my players. In this situation, we are doing very well, because we rotate the composition, but at the same time we achieve the result. This means that my guys are working very well. " (the official site of Chelsea)
The figures sayLast season, Arsenal won 3-0 and interrupted a series of 5 games without wins over Chelsea (3 draws and 2 losses).
No team has won in the Premier League on the "Emirates" more often, "MU" and "Chelsea" (for 5 wins).
"Arsenal" did not score "Chelsea" in 7 of the last 9 meetings in the Premier League. In the active "Gunners" only 4 goals.
6 players were eliminated in the last 7 meetings of Arsenal and Chelsea. Just 3 "blue" received a red card in the last 3 games with the "Gunners".
This will be Wenger's 60th game against Chelsea (in all tournaments). Arsen has 22 wins, 16 draws and 21 losses.
Conte only won Wenger once - 2 draws and 2 losses.
Men in BlackServing the meeting will be a team of arbitrators, led by Anthony Taylor. In the season-2017/18 he worked in 14 Premier League games: Taylor showed 58 yellow cards, did not remove anyone and put 3 penalties.
This season under Taylor, Chelsea made Tottenham and Manchester United, losing to West Ham. "Arsenal" with Anthony defeated "Bournemouth".