Arsenal would face an uphill task of beaten Chelsea on Sunday as they welcome the West London side at the Emirates. It promises to be an eye-catching contest as top-quality players will grace the pitch on the occasion.
The managerial input of both managers Mikel Arteta (for Arsenal) and Thomas Tuchel (for Chelsea) would be in vogue as we look forward to an intriguing contest in London this weekend for sure.
The Blues may seem to have an upper hand going into this fixture as they defeated Crystal Palace last weekend by a convincing 3-0 goal margin.
Can Arsenal aid their own season in the derby even as Chelsea is expected to be parading Lukaku for this game?
However, the stage is set and there is no hiding place for anyone as both sides decide their fate after the 90 minutes contest.
Arsenal’s season was dealt a huge blow via the 2-0 defeat to Brentford City last week but could they make amend with an unlikely win as the case many seem against the confident looking Chelsea side.
Thomas Tuchel would be aiming to win this one as he set his eye on achieving success on the League front after winning the UEFA Champions League in May last season.
But he’s got to be on his toes as rival Arsenal come wounded ahead of the derby match. The home side would look towards their home fans for inspiration while Arteta must save his job with a tactical genius in the match.
It looks very dicey for Arsenal following the absence of star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his partner Alexandre Lacazette due to the COVID-19 issue.
But there is no denying the fact that they can spring a surprise as a top side they are in general.
The likes of Kieran Tierney and Granit Xhaka must come to the tray while Willian would be a valuable asset to aid Arsenal course from the bench in quest of a win.
In the end, 90 minutes will tell the whole story as we look forward to a strategic London Derby of all times.
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