Game: Southampton – Arsenal
Date: 28 January, Tuesday 2014 year
Start time: 19:45 GMT
Standing currently in the first place in the Premier League, Arsenal will face Southampton on 28-th of January.
The Gunners recorded five straight wins in and will try to maintain their winning streak against mid-table opponents from Southampton. After the embarrassing 6-3 loss versus rivals from Man City, Arsène Wenger’s team has performed outstandingly.
A 0-0 draw against Chelsea was followed by seven victories in a row (5 Premier League matches and 2 FA Cup games).
Despite dealing with injuries of key players, The Gunners so far are exceeding everyone’s expectations and stay confidently in the first place in the Premier League.
Wenger will definitely try to use the momentum to increase the gap between his team and the other title contenders, so a victory against Southampton seems to be obligatory.
In their last game Arsenal destroyed Coventry by 4-0 for the FA Cup and Podolski impressed getting twice on the score sheet.
Southampton is having a great campaign up to now. The Saints are ninth and have solid seven-point advantage on the tenth Aston Villa.
In their five last Premier League the team recorded one draw, two wins and 2 defeats.
Although the Saints would never go down without a serious fight, we believe placing your money on Arsenal (odds: 1,90) is a reasonable bet.
Facts before match:
Arsenal won their last five Premier League games.
Arsenal is undefeated since 14th of December.
Southampton did not lose in their last three matches.