Previewing the Clash: Chelsea vs. Arsenal (2023/24)

The Chelsea vs. Arsenal match is a highly anticipated football fixture in England, bringing together two prominent London-based clubs with a long-standing rivalry, often referred to as “London derbies.”

Arsenal has been in fantastic form since last season, carrying their momentum into this current campaign. In contrast, Chelsea seems to be living on the glory of the past, particularly during Roman Abramovich’s tenure at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal enters this game with confidence after their victory over Manchester City just before the international break. Chelsea supporters can find comfort in the fact that Mauricio Pochettino has never lost a home game against the Gunners.

Chelsea Team News

Chelsea is grappling with a worsening injury crisis following the international break. Although Benoit Badiashile is nearing a comeback, Romeo Lavia, Trevoh Chalobah, and Carney Chukwuemeka have encountered setbacks in their recoveries and won’t be able to play in this weekend’s match against the Gunners. On the bright side, Chelsea sees the return of their captain, Reece James, and Axel Disasi to training.


Arsenal Team News

Arsenal can breathe easier when it comes to injuries to their key players, though there are concerns regarding the fitness of Bukayo Saka, William Saliba, and Leandro Trossard. Nevertheless, it is anticipated that both Saka and Partey will be in the starting lineup for the game at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s recent form

Burnley 1-4 Chelsea (07/10) – Premier League

Fulham 0-2 Chelsea (02/10) – Premier League

Chelsea 1-0 Brighton (27/09) – Carabao Cup

Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa (24/09) – Premier League

Bournemouth 0-0 Chelsea (17/09) – Premier League

Arsenal’s recent form

Arsenal 1-0 Man City (08/10) – Premier League

Lens 2-1 Arsenal (03/10) – Champions League

Bournemouth 0-4 Arsenal (30/09) – Premier League

Brentford 0-1 Arsenal (27/09)- Carabao Cup

Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham (24/09) – Premier League

Chelsea vs Arsenal ( Head to Head)

In recent times, Arsenal has turned the tables on Chelsea in the Premier League, a departure from their past encounters. The Blues have faced a tough spell, losing five of their last six league matches against the Gunners and managing just one victory. This is a stark contrast to their previous 25 meetings, where they enjoyed 14 wins and six draws.

Furthermore, Arsenal’s performance in London derbies on Saturdays has been remarkable, going unbeaten in their last 15 Premier League meetings, boasting 11 wins and four draws. Additionally, Arsenal has clinched victory in their last three away matches against Chelsea in the Premier League, raising the possibility of becoming the first team since Watford in 1986 to secure four consecutive league wins at Stamford Bridge.

When Will Chelsea Vs Asernal Going To Play?

The match is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Stamford Bridge.

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