Both Arsenal and New Castle have delivered big upsets in the premier league to the opponents since the last season. Fast forward to this season, Arsenal are following the same track and sit on the second place. On the other hand, New Castle have stumbled and are at the 6th place at the moment. They’re going to face each other on Saturday, 4th of November at St. James Park. Former Arsenal player Paul Merson has given his prediction about Arsenal and New Castle clash.
Moreover, Merson says he’s expecting a 1-1 draw at St. James Park.
According to nufcnews, Paul Merson has given his opinion about the match.
” It’s going to be a thrilling match. Arsenal have just exited the Carabao Cup and that’s a blessing in disguise for them. Now they can focus on Premier league title race. Moreover, an away win at St. James Park would boost their confidence. This is a much required confidence for them after being knocked out of Carabao Cup.
New Castle on the other hand, are having injuries. But they rarely lose in front of home fans. My prediction? 1-1.” – Paul Merson said.
Arsenal and New Castle clash: What to expect.
Although Mikel Arteta and his men are out of the Carabao Cup. But they are still undefeated in the premier league. They are going to step on the pitch with added confidence. However, the knockout punch by West Ham would bother the gunners a bit. But they’ll be over it if they get better of New Castle.
On the other hand , New Castle manager Eddie Howie is being expected to make changes to his team. In form Callum Wilson is going to be there on the starting line up and will be aiming for his 8th goal of the season. Moreover, playing at home will further help him play with utmost confidence.
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