class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Gunners ran out narrow 1-0 winners at Old Trafford in the reverse encounter, and Al Hain-Cole expects another tight game against Solskjaer's men
Arsenal will be aiming to maintain their recent resurgence when Manchester United visit the Emirates Stadium in Saturday’s Premier League clash.
The Gunners have moved back into the top half of the table after a run of five wins and no defeats in six league fixtures, keeping four clean sheets in that time.
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Arsenal vs Manchester United Latest Odds
However, they remain slight 9/5 (2.80) outsiders with bet365 to extend that run with a big win against their old rivals.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men saw their 13-match unbeaten league streak brought to an end by a shock home defeat against rock-bottom Sheffield United on Wednesday but they are priced at 29/20 (2.45) to bounce back by coming out on top in north London.
None of the last seven meetings between this pair at this ground have resulted in draws and you can get odds of 5/2 (3.50) on them cancelling each other out in this one.
Arsenal vs Manchester United Team News
Kieran Tierney, Pablo Mari, Thomas Partey, Emile Smith-Rowe, and Dani Ceballos will all face late fitness tests, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a doubt after missing Tuesday’s win over Southampton due to personal reasons.
Eric Bailly will be assessed after missing the Sheffield United game due to a slight knock, although Brandon Williams is definitely ruled out.
Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview
Mikel Arteta’s men moved five points clear of this opposition after a 1-0 win at Old Trafford at the beginning of November, only to collect just two points from the next available 21 before recently getting back on track.
In contrast, the Red Devils had not lost in 13 league games since that defeat until the Sheffield United upset on Wednesday, although that game did offer cause for concern.
Considering their struggle to break down Chris Wilder’s men, they could be in for a difficult 90 minutes against a confident opponent that has conceded just three times in eight matches and usually sets itself up cautiously in these encounters.
Arsenal vs Manchester United Tips and Predictions
Having seen just four goals scored in three games against Tottenham, Manchester City and Manchester United this season, even money (2.00) seems generous on Arsenal ensuring under 2.5 for their fifth meeting in a row with this opposition.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.