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# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
01 Manchester City
38
32
4
2
79
100
02 Manchester United
38
25
6
7
40
81
03 Tottenham Hotspur
38
23
8
7
38
77
04 Liverpool
38
21
12
5
46
75
05 Chelsea
38
21
7
10
24
70
# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
18 Swansea City
38
8
9
21
-28
33
19 Stoke City
38
7
12
19
-33
33
20 West Bromwich Albion
38
6
13
19
-25
31
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Starting XI: Arsenal v Chelsea

English Premier League Starting XI: Arsenal v Chelsea 03 January 2018

By SL International - Jan 03, 2018 08:57 PM
English Premier League
 
Teams: Arsenal v Chelsea
 
Date: 3 January 2018
 
Venue: Emirates Stadium
 
Arsenal will be looking to continue their recent good form in fixtures against Chelsea when they host their fierce rivals at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night.
 
 
The Blues have been a perpetual thorn in the Gunners’ side during the Roman Abramovich era, with their most notable win over Arsenal coming in a 6-0 drubbing in March 2014.
 
However, times have since changed and Arsène Wenger’s side has caused problems for Chelsea since Antonio Conte took over as manager ahead of the 2016/17 season. 
 
Under the Italian, the Blues have only beaten the Gunners once in competitive fixtures — and they slumped to defeats in the 2017 FA Cup final and Community Shield. 
 
However, Chelsea still boast the upper hand over Arsenal in the race for the top four, having picked up 45 points in 21 games to the Gunners’ 38.
 
Should Arsenal lose today, it will become significantly more difficult for them to haul in fourth-placed Liverpool, who currently lead Wenger’s side by six points.
 
With Manchester City running away from the chasing pack, the rest of the Premier League has effectively been left to fight for second. 
 
There is little chance that Chelsea will be able to haul in Pep Guardiola’s side even if they do beat Arsenal, but regardless of the league standings, there is always plenty at stake in this hostile London derby.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Arsenal: Cech; Holding, Mustafi, Chambers; Bellerin, Xhaka, Wilshere, Maitland-Niles; Ozil, Sanchez; Lacazette.

Chelsea: Courtois; Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Moses, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Fabregas; Hazard, Morata.


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silver peaces Joined: 05 Apr 2017
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silver peaces Jan 13, 2018 03:32 PM
Goodboys a draw is gud 4 us
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MR E Jan 06, 2018 12:06 PM
This game was un-predictable!
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Big[®]sykes Jan 05, 2018 12:49 AM
To chelsea fans, everyone this season is playing in the champs league no last year's fluke, can we honestly say conte is the best now?
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NHLANHLA1 Jan 04, 2018 08:23 PM
Morata is under pressure i guess we need another strike. I miss Diego Costa
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Phikza Jan 04, 2018 12:10 PM
Good game and 5 points in my pocket...
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Carder305 Jan 04, 2018 11:19 AM
Morata should have sealed it for Chelsea! He must be very disappointed!
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nizagumbi Jan 04, 2018 11:18 AM
Mmm
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Faysal Jan 04, 2018 10:08 AM
Mr bean is getting in to my nerves
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Jan 04, 2018 08:49 AM
I was impressed by wenger,judging by dat game i understand why most sl bloggers tip him to be Mourinho if he remain calm
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Pep G junior Jan 04, 2018 08:40 AM
Only Man city is consistent and dominating. Now they have their 15 point lead given back.
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Boris Becker Jan 04, 2018 08:26 AM
I didn't watch these cows, Who's this Morata?
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Powerade_101 Jan 04, 2018 06:38 AM
When u see marota missing clear chances u imediately remember that diego costa would burry 95percent of them. Antonio Conte has a disgusting ego really.
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Jan 04, 2018 06:31 AM
isnt morata dat cow cr7 was crying for?he remind me Gabuza
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sipho sithole Jan 04, 2018 05:47 AM
Chelsea would have won if Morata didn't miss that sitta chances
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Stuart Alois Jan 04, 2018 04:55 AM
Morata same whatsapp group with Bacela, point blank chance like that n u still the target , damn.
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Dave1992 Jan 04, 2018 02:04 AM
Alvaro Morata though,idk whether he's lacking confidence but seriously he should have atleast buried one of those chances he had..something ain't right and needs to be fixed asap
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JOMMAK Jan 04, 2018 01:31 AM
Thrilling but not the highest quality I've seen...I watched a repeat of Barcelona/Sevilla today and the football was of a much higher level and quality I must say...
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nzimandesifiso7@live.com Jan 04, 2018 12:55 AM
Mhh hazard is a joke really afta yet anada poor performance 2nyt he pulls a stunt like dt wow... well i gt a feeling his hrt is not with chelsea anymo
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selinah Jan 04, 2018 12:30 AM
Good gunners
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blackmeteor Jan 04, 2018 12:05 AM
WELL DONE........ my Gunners always fight till the bitter end

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