Welcome to our Arsenal vs Chelsea preview, predictions and head to head analysis. Arsenal are on top of the League by goal difference. Allowing late goals in their last 2 matches have seen them squander 4 points. They can’t afford to keep doing that and need 3 points from this match. Chelsea are just 4 points off the relegation zone. A loss here and wins for their rivals could see them on the precipice of the relegation zone. They too need the 3 points.

Recent Form

Arsenal DDWWW
Arsenal have won 3 and drawn 2 of their last 5 matches.

Chelsea DDWWD
Chelsea have won 2 and drawn 3 of their Premiership matches.

Head to Head

This fixture has played a lot of times. One Hundred Sixty Four (164) time to be exact. Arsenal have won 62, drawn 48 and Chelsea have won 54. In recent times Arsenal have won 2, drawn 3 and Chelsea have won 5 of the last 10 fixtures.

Goals Scored

Arsenal have scored 37 goals this season
Chelsea have scored 31 goals this season

Goals Conceded

Arsenal have conceded 21 goals this season
Chelsea have conceded 34 goals this season

Top Scorers

Arsenal’s top scorer is Olivier Giroud with 12 goals
Chelsea’s top scorer is Diego Costa with 7 goals

Team News

Arsenal are without Cazorla, Coquelin, Wilshere and Welbeck.
Chelsea are without Falcao, Atsu and Hazard.

Conclusion

The stats for this fixture are close. There have been 7 Arsenal victories, 5 draws and 7 Chelsea victories. However I am still not convinced by this Chelsea team, so I am going for a draw, with an Arsenal victory a very close second choice.