Arsenal vs Swansea Preview:
On the 1st of December Arsenal welcomes Swansea at the Emirates Stadium in London. The Gunners are looking for return to winning road. The Welsh team travels to the Emirates on a superb confidence after their 3-1 victory of West Brom last round.
Arsenal are seventh in the table with twenty one points after fourteen games. They won five, drawn six and lost three games so far this season. In recent times their form has been poor with just one win three draws and a loss in their last five league games. Arsenal has been drawing far too many games in this season. They will be playing without Koscielny.
Swansea are up to the eighth position in the EPL table with twenty points. The have five wins, five draws and four losses. Their recent form has been great with two wins in their last three matches. Also they are unbeaten in their last five matches. Swansea will still play without Vorm, Graham and Taylor. But they have Michu who scored seven goals in thirteen games this season.
Arsenal defenders Laurent Koscielny and Bacary Sagna are under doubt after game with Everton in midweek. Kieran Gibbs and Carl Jenkinson could play at the back. Arsene Wenger has no new injured players. Andre Santos, Abou Diaby and Lukasz Fabianski still have long-term problems.
Swansea forward Danny Graham could recover from illness. Head coach Michael Laudrup has no fresh injured or suspended players. Neil Taylor, Michel Vorm and Darnel Situ still remain out of the game cause of long-term injuries.
Arsenal line-up: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Walcott, Wilshere, Cazorla, Giroud.
Last three matches:
Everton 1 – Arsenal 1;
Aston Villa 0 – Arsenal 0;
Arsenal 2 – Montpellier HSC 0.
Swansea line-up: Tremmel, Rangel, Williams, Chico, Davies, Dyer, Britton, Ki, Hernandez, Routledge, Michu.
Last three matches:
Swansea 3 – West Bromwich Albion 1;
Swansea 0 – Liverpool 0;
Newcastle 1 – Swansea 2.