Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
4:00pm Sunday 21st April
The midfielder suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday’s Europa League convert Napoli and – with a summer move to Juventus already united – he could have contend his last game for the Gunners.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos serves the last of a two-game ban for aggregation ten bookings whereas Denis Suarez (groin) are assessed before the match,
with long-run absentees Danny Welbeck (ankle), Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin (both knee) still missing.
The hosts are missing Jeffrey Schlupp, WHO was substituted within the first-half of Crystal Palace’s defeat against Manchester town in their last outing thanks to AN articulatio talocruralis issue.
“The worst issue with this stuff is it forever happen to players within the same positions, we tend to ar actually stretched at the instant in our defensive positions,
we’ve been depleted in heart and up front at the instant, luckily, we tend to do have competition for places.”
H2H Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
rsenal have lost just two of their 22 home meetings with Crystal Palace in all competitions (W16 D4), 0-2 in a League Cup game in November 1970 and 1-2 in the Premier League in October 1994.
Following their 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park earlier this season, Crystal Palace are looking to avoid defeat in both league meetings with Arsenal in a campaign for the first time since 1979-80.
Arsenal have won each of their last six London derbies at home in the Premier League, their best such run in the competition since 11 straight victories between December 2001 and November 2003.
Arsenal have won their last 10 home Premier League games – they have never won 11 in a row at home within a single top-flight season before.
Score Prediction: Arsenal 1-1 Crystal Palace