Arsenal FC vs Chelsea: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on December 24,2020


On 26.12.2020, Arsenal and Chelsea will cross swords in the English Premier League. The referee will get the game underway at 18:30. As usual for Arsenal home games, the match will be played on Saturday in the Emirates Stadium. The currently 15th placed team is therefore challenging the 5rd place side.

Current statistics of Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC lost its last duel 2:1 against Everton. In the 22 games of the recent six months, the home team was able to win 9 games. At their own stadium, Arsenal was able to win five matches, 2 times the duel ended with a tie and four matches were lost. In the current season, Arsenal won 28.57% (2 out of 7) of the matches in their own stadium. 1 times it was enough to score one point, while 4 times the guests took all points. After a total of 14 duels in the season, Arsenal has four wins, two draws and eight defeats.

In the second half-time, coach Mikel Arteta’s team can score more goals on average. Arsenal’s current record shows an average of 2,29 goals per match at home, of which 0,86 are their own goals and 1,43 are goals scored against them. Last season, Arsenal FC scored an average of 1,89 goals at home. At the same time, the team conceded 1,26 goals per home match. In front of their own fans, the team’s games mostly finished 3:2, 1:1 or 2:2 last season. The most often final score in their own stadium last season was 0:1, 2:1 or 1:1.

Current statistics of Chelsea FC

Their last match, Chelsea had won 3:0 against West Ham. The team has won 3 out of 7 away games (42.86%) so far in this season. The statistics for the past 6 months show twelve wins, four draws und six losses. During that period Chelsea won four away games while the team lost five games at away stadiums and two games ended in a draw.

There have been 1,71 away goals scored by Frank Lampard’s team on average this season. Most of these coming in the second 45 minutes of the game. Overall, Chelsea scored an average of 2,71 goals per away match. Last season, Chelsea averaged 2,05 goals for and 2,00 against in away stadiums. As the away team last season, the side’s game most often ended 2:1, 3:2 or 2:2. Chelsea’s away games this season have ended primarily 1:2, 0:1 or 2:0.


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