Though flying in the Europa League, Arsenal have made their worst start to a top-flight season in almost 40 years and go into Sunday evening’s clash sitting 15th and as close to the relegation zone as they are to the top six.
Last weekend’s listless north London derby defeat by leaders Tottenham was their sixth of the season already, with questions beginning to be asked of Arteta’s inability to stop the rot – particuarly at home, where Arsenal have lost three on the spin in the league.
How the Spaniard would dearly love a morale-boosting victory over a Burnley side that have won just one of their opening 10 matches in 2020/21 and occupy a spot in the relegation zone on six points.
Sean Dyche’s goal-shy Clarets are the division’s joint-lowest scorers and were thrashed by Manchester City recently, though did manage to hold Everton to a draw last time out.
With kick-off scheduled for 7:15pm GMT, follow all the match build-up and live action with Simon Collings at Emirates Stadium…
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Prediction: Arsenal 1-1 Burnley
Two teams struggling at both ends of the pitch. Don’t expect much quality in this early season relegation battle.
How to watch Arsenal vs Burnley
TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports’ Main Event and Premier League channels.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or Sky Go app.
Date, time and venue
Arsenal vs Burnley is scheduled for a 7.15pm GMT kick-off tonight (Sunday, December 13, 2020).
The match will be held behind closed doors at Emirates Stadium.
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