Arsenal v Southampton Preview | Team News & Key Players

Arsenal v Southampton Preview | Team News & Key Players

After a relatively easy 4-1 win against CSKA Moscow on Thursday, Arsenal will transition back to the Premier League this week welcoming Southampton to the Emirates Stadium.  Premier League games are actually not all that important for Arsenal at the moment.  They are well out of the top four race, so their only chance to get into the Champions League next season is to qualify for the Europa League.  As a result, the Premier League takes a back seat. While …
Southampton vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

Southampton vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

On January 28th, Southampton welcome Arsenal to St Mary's Stadium for the fourth round of the FA Cup.  Fresh from their triumph over Liverpool in the semi-final of the league cup, Southampton will now look to conquer England's other domestic cup this weekend. The Saints are coming off a 1-0 win over Liverpool on Wednesday that led to the Saints going to their first League Cup final since 1979.  After winning the first leg at St Mary's 1-0, the Saints …
Laurent Koscielny | Player Performance Analysis

Laurent Koscielny | Player Performance Analysis

After a tough international break with France, Laurent Koscielny bounced back and put in a very good performance against Southampton.  In France's World Cup Qualifiers, Koscielny had a rough game.  He only played the first game, because he was sent off for slapping a Ukrainian player.  Earlier in that game, Koscielny also made a poor challenge resulting in a penalty for Ukraine.  Many players would have dropped their heads and lost confidence in themselves after a game like that, especially …
Arsenal Vs Southampton Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Arsenal Vs Southampton Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Top of the table Arsenal face an in-form Southampton side at the Emirates on Saturday, with Arsenal looking to extend their lead at the top of the table and Southampton looking to go level on points with the Gunners. Southampton have impressed under Mauricio Pochettino this season, winning six, drawing four and losing just one of their opening eleven Premier League games, conceding just five goals in the process. They have taken 22 points from their opening 11 games and …