Arsenal vs Chelsea 2013 Team News Lineups & Predictions

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 | 0

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Arsenal are sitting at the top of the table but their title charge got a hammer blow with a 6-3 defeat against another title challengers Manchester city, next up is a match against Chelesa at Emirates on Monday, 23 December 2013 where Arsenal need to produce a performance after two lack lust display’s in Champions League where they lost the top spot in the group and paired against bayern Munich in last 16 draw, and last week defeat against City. On the other hand we have Chelsea who without event playing any good football are still grinding out results and just 2 points behind Arsenal. So here we take a look at team news and possible starting lineups plus match preditions. Arsenal vs Chelsea [ Live Stream ]

Arsenal football club valueArsenal Team News:
Suspensions: Jack Wilshere
Injuries: Laurent Koscielny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Abou Diaby, Yaya Sanogo

Arsene Wenger has a real selection headech with Jack Wilshere suspended for 1 match, while Laurent Koscielny got injured against City last week and will miss quite a few games while Ox Chamberlain, Diaby and Sanogo are all injured till January 2014.
Chelsea club value 2014Chelsea Team News:
Suspensions: none
Injuries: Marco van Ginkel

Jose Mourinho has a full squad to choose from and since the game is on monday, their midweek Capital One Cup won’t have big imapct on the players. It will be interesting to see what kind of team Mourinho put on against Arsenal who like to play free fluid football.
Possible Starting Lineups:

[ Confirmed team line will be available couple of hours before the match while team squad for both the teams will be available 24 hours before the game ]

Arsenal vs Chelsea Predictions:

Arsenal might lose their top spot in the league if they fail to beat Chelsea and City get all three points else where. If Chelsea win they can go top of the table. Looking at the form of both the teams Arsenal looks well equiped to go all the way and win three points specialy since they are playing at home.Last time Arsenal beat Chelsea was back in October 2011 in that crazy 5-3 win. Jose Mourinho side are not playing at the level he would like to buy they still keep getting points and remarkably just 2 points behind Arsenal going into the big game. I am going with a 2-1 win for Arsenal at Emirates.

What do you think has the upper hand going into the Monday night game and who you think is going to win the game or will it be a draw which City, United and Liverpool will take with smiles ? let us know below in comments sections.

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