Chris Sutton expects Arsenal to maintain the profitable momentum going of their quest for the Premier League title with a victory towards Luton City tomorrow (December 5).
The Gunners are high of the Premier League desk, profitable 10 of 14 league video games. They beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 on the Emirates on Saturday and switch their consideration to relegation battlers Luton.
Rob Edwards’ Hatters sit seventeenth within the league, two factors above the relegation zone. They’ve been the best-performing facet that have been promoted from the EFL Championship final season.
Nonetheless, Sutton would not assume Luton will have the ability to trigger a lot injury towards an Arsenal facet that maybe are but to hit the heights of final season. He informed BBC Sport that though the Gunners:
“Arsenal have been way more pragmatic to this point than they have been final season and haven’t hit the identical heights with their attacking play, however it’s working for them We all know how spirited Luton are at dwelling however the way in which Mikel Arteta’s facet are taking part in in the intervening time, I simply count on them to discover a option to win.”
You need to return to December 1991 when the 2 London golf equipment final met within the English high division. Luton received that recreation 1-0 at Kenilworth Highway.
Sutton acknowledged the Hatters’ report towards the Gunners however backed Arteta’s males to maintain a clear sheet in victory:
“Traditionally, the Gunners used to battle at Kenilworth Highway when Luton have been within the top-flight within the late Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties, and so they haven’t received there since January 1984, however that lengthy anticipate a victory ought to quickly be over. Prediction: 0-2.”
Arsenal will probably be wanting to proceed their pursuit of a primary Premier League title since 2004. They’ve put themselves in a promising place, though Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis are respiration down their necks in second and third respectively.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta heaps reward on Bukayo Saka forward of his 2 hundredth look
Bukayo Saka will attain a exceptional milestone towards Luton.
Bukayo Saka will make his 2 hundredth look for the Gunners ought to he play towards Luton as anticipated. The English celebrity has been in wonderful kind this season, bagging eight targets and 11 assists in 20 video games throughout competitions.
It follows a stellar 2022-23 marketing campaign which noticed Saka, 22, change into his facet’s protagonist. He managed 15 targets and 11 assists in 48 video games throughout competitions and was named because the PFA Younger Participant of the 12 months.
Arteta has hailed Saka as he prepares to make his 2 hundredth look for the north London giants on Tuesday. He mentioned (by way of 90min):
“That is not dangerous at his age!. It is gone actually quick nevertheless it reveals once more the consistency and the supply that he has had over the previous couple of years. It has been great and the affect that he is had within the workforce has been actually constructive.”
Saka made his debut for Arsenal in 2018 aged 17. He is gone on to attain 46 targets and supplied 51 assists in 199 video games, profitable the FA Cup in 2020.
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