Saints vs Gunners: Match Preview

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The FA Cup champions are set to continue their title defense against the Saints tomorrow. This fixture sees Southampton playing hosts to Arsenal at the St. Mary’s stadium.

Southampton has had some hot and cold moments in the last 6 games . One of their hottest was their victory over the Premier League Champions. During this period they managed to draw 2 games, lose 2 and win the other 2.

On the other hand Arteta’s men have avoided defeat in their last 6 games in all competitions. The Gunners collected 5 wins and a single draw in a spell that saw them keep 5 clean sheets and score in all but one of their games.

Saka and Valery in action in one of their last encounters.

The head to head statistics of the last 5 meetings between the two consists of Arsenal claiming 2 wins whilst 2 of the games were stalemates meaning the Saints claimed one win. The recent form of the two teams gives Arsenal the advantage in terms of the momentum they have built in the past few weeks which could help the beat Southampton.

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