Arsenal and Everton face off within the Premier League in a key sport for his or her European hopes.
The Toffees are in eighth and lead the Gunners by three factors with each golf equipment seeing their Champions League hope all however gone.
However they continue to be in a battle for the Europa League spots and a win for both right here is all-important.
Everton beat Arsenal 2-1 in December with Terry Mina scoring the winner on Merseyside.
However the north Londoners haven’t misplaced to Everton of their final 24 league video games at dwelling a run stretching again to 1996.
Arsenal v Everton: Easy methods to watch
This match will likely be held on the Emirates on Friday, April 23 and can kick-off at 8pm.
The sport is being broadcast on Sky Sports activities Premier League and on Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion from 7:30pm.
Sky Sports activities clients can stay stream this through the app utilizing their cell, pill or pc units.
If not, you should buy a Sky Sports activities Day Go from NowTV for £9.99.
Arsenal v Everton: Group information
Arsenal will likely be with out forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for the go to of Everton.
Captain Aubameyang remains to be recovering from malaria, whereas Lacazette is out with a hamstring damage.
On-loan Actual Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard is a doubt with an ankle damage whereas defenders David Luiz and Kieran Tierney stay sidelined.
Everton are boosted by the return of 5 gamers.
Main scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes may all come straight again into the facet.
Fabian Delph and Bernard are additionally match once more, leaving simply Abdoulaye Doucoure and Jean-Philippe Gbamin on the injured checklist.
Arsenal v Everton: What has been stated?
Arsenal go into this match 9 factors off the highest 4 and have a Europa Leaue semi-final in opposition to Villarreal on the horizon.
However Arteta insists successful their remaining seven league video games stays the highest precedence.
He stated: “I wish to deal with Everton.
“We nonetheless have greater than 5 days to organize [for the first leg against Villarreal] and the way we get on there’ll depend upon how we do in opposition to Everton.
“That’s the solely focus for the workforce.
“We have to win each sport now within the Premier League to offer us the absolute best probability to be in Europe subsequent season by way of that competitors.”
Arsenal v Everton: Match stats and info
- Arsenal are unbeaten of their final 24 Premier League dwelling video games in opposition to Everton (W20 D4) since a 1-2 loss at Highbury in January 1996.
- Everton wish to full their first league double over Arsenal for the reason that 1985-86 season, following their 2-1 win at Goodison Park in December.
- This would be the 200th top-flight assembly between Arsenal and Everton – the Gunners have gained 98 of the 199 thus far, greater than any facet has crushed one other in top-flight historical past.
- Arsenal have by no means misplaced in 9 earlier Premier League video games performed on Fridays (W7 D2), probably the most a workforce has performed on a particular day of the week with out ever dropping. These video games have produced 42 objectives in complete (4.7 per sport), with the Gunners scoring 28 and conceding 14.
- Following their 2-2 draw with Spurs final week, Everton will grow to be simply the second workforce to play on consecutive Fridays within the Premier League, after Arsenal did so in April 2004 (4-2 v Liverpool, 5-Zero v Leeds).
- Arsenal have saved simply three clear sheets at dwelling within the Premier League this season, with solely Everton, Sheffield United (two every) and Newcastle (one) maintaining fewer. The Gunners have conceded the primary purpose in every of their final 4 Premier League dwelling video games.
- Everton’s final three league video games have all ended degree, with the Toffees final drawing 4 consecutive Premier League matches again in November 2012 beneath David Moyes.
- Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in all three of his Premier League dwelling appearances in opposition to Everton (Four objectives in complete), together with his first ever strike for the Gunners in February 2018.
- Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson has been concerned in 5 objectives in his final seven Premier League video games (three objectives, 2 assists), as many as in his earlier 23 within the competitors.
- Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe has been concerned in six objectives in 24 Premier League appearances this season (5 objectives, 1 help), in comparison with 9 objectives in 16 video games in all different competitions this time period (5 objectives, Four assists).