Arsenal will be bidding to make it four straight triumphs at the launch of the 2022- 23 Premier League crusade when they drink Fulham to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
The Gunners are presently top of the Premier League table with nine points from three matches, while Fulham have made an unbeaten launch, picking up five points to sit seventh in the division.
Arsenal missed out on fourth spot in the Premier League table last season by two points, eventually finishing fifth, but the Gunners have started the 2022- 23 crusade in spectacular fashion, presently leading the table as the only side to boast a 100 record at this stage.
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Mikel Arteta’s side started their season with a 2- 0 success at Crystal Palace before recording a 4- 2 palm over Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on August 13.
Arsenal were also 3- 0 winners over Bournemouth last weekend, and the North London outfit are flying,
with new signing Gabriel Jesus starring in the final third of the field; the Gunners now have two home institutions against Fulham and Aston Villa before a trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United.
Arteta’s platoon won 22 league games last season but suffered 13 defeats, which eventually bring them the chance to claim a titleholders League spot; there has been egregious enhancement in the early stages of this crusade, however, and they look further than able of finishing in the top four.
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Arsenal were held to a 1- 1 draw by Fulham when the two brigades last met at the Emirates Stadium in April 2021, but the Cottagers haven’t beaten their London rivals in the league since January 2012.
Fulham, meanwhile, have been unfit to secure back- to- back Premier League seasons since 2014, dropping straight back into the Championship following their last two elevations to the top flight.
Marco Silva’s side have made a positive launch to the 2022- 23 season, however, picking up five points from their three matches, which has left them in seventh position in the table.
Fulham opened their new Premier League crusade with back- to- reverse draws against Liverpool and Wolverhampton rovers before recording a 3- 2 palm over Brentford last weekend, with Aleksandar Mitrovic scoring the winning thing in the 90th nanosecond of the clash at Craven Cottage.
Brentford vs Arsenal Team News
Arsenal director Mikel Arteta has a near completely-fit team to choose from.
Reiss Nelson, who has a ham injury, is the only absentee. Nicolas Pepe has joined Nice on a season-long loan.
Fulham midfielder Neeskens Kebano missed last week’s palm over Brentford with a groin injury and will be assessed before this game.
Harry Wilson and Manor Solomon are recovering from knee injuries and face several further weeks on the sidelines.
Arsenal will again be without the services of Reiss Nelson due to a ham problem, but the Gunners are else in strong shape.
There aren’t anticipated to be any surprises, with Arteta set to name the same XI for a fourth game in race, meaning that Ben White should continue at right- reverse.
Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard and Gabriel Martinelli will again support Gabriel Jesus in the final third of the field, with Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka set to point in midfield.
As a result, the likes of Emile Smith Rowe, Kieran Tierney, Eddie Nketiah and Takehiro Tomiyasu will have to accept spots on the bench formerly again.
As for Fulham, Harry Wilson and Manor Solomon will again be unapproachable for selection, while Neeskens Kebano remains a mistrustfulness due to a groin issue.
Brentford vs Arsenal Line Up:
Arsenal possible starting lineup: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Thomas, Xhaka; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Gabriel Jesus
Fulham possible starting lineup: Leno; Tete, Adarabioyo, Ream, Robinson; Reed, Palhinha; Stansfield, Pereira, Cordova-Reid; Mitrovic
Date, kick-off time and venue
Brentford vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 15:00pm BST kick-off on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
Emirates Stadium will host the match.
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12:00pm, Sunday 18th September 2022.
Gtech Community Stadium.