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Arsenal vs Luton: Preview, predictions and lineups

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Arsenal might be seeking to apply strain to Liverpool on the prime of the Premier League desk after they host Luton City on Wednesday night.

The Gunners performed out a goalless draw with title rivals and reigning champions Manchester Metropolis on the weekend, a end result which noticed them give up prime spot to Jurgen Klopp’s aspect. Nevertheless, they are going to be aiming to get again to successful methods midweek after they face the 18th-placed Hatters.

Luton face a second journey to north London in 4 days having fallen to a late defeat by the hands of Tottenham Hotspur on the weekend, with Rob Edwards’ aspect struggling an analogous destiny within the 4-3 loss to Arsenal at Kenilworth Highway again in December. The Hatters may transfer out of the relegation zone in the event that they handle some extent or extra on the Emirates, relying on outcomes elsewhere.

Right here is 90min’s detailed take a look at Arsenal vs Luton.

Arsenal vs Luton H2H report (Final 5 Video games)

Present type (all competitions)

Arsenal

Luton

Man Metropolis 0-0 Arsenal – 31/03/24

Tottenham 2-1 Luton – 30/03/24

Arsenal 1-0 Porto – 12/03/24

Luton 1-1 Nottingham Forest – 16/03/24

Arsenal 2-1 Brentford – 09/03/24

Bournemouth 4-3 Luton – 13/03/24

Sheffield United 0-6 Arsenal – 04/03/24

Crystal Palace 1-1 Luton – 09/03/24

Arsenal 4-1 Newcastle – 24/02/24

Luton 2-3 Aston Villa – 02/03/2024

Nation

TV channel / dwell stream

United Kingdom

TNT Sports activities 2, discovery+, discovery+ App

United States

NBC Sports activities App, nbcsports.com, UNIVERSO, UNIVERSO NOW, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, USA Community

Canada

fuboTV

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Mikel Arteta has an nearly completely match squad / Gaspafotos/MB Media/GettyImages

Mikel Arteta might be happy with the choices he presently has out there to him, with solely summer time signing Jurrien Timber presently sidelined having torn his ACL on the opening day of the marketing campaign.

The likes of Gabriel Jesus, Thomas Partey and Fabio Vieira are all now out there, with Arsenal having no excuses in opposition to Luton given the energy and depth of their workforce.

Arsenal predicted lineup (4-3-3): Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior; Odegaard, Rice, Havertz; Saka, Jesus, Martinelli.

Elijah Adebayo

Elijah Adebayo is an enormous miss up prime for the Hatters / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Arsenal might have only a few harm woes heading into Wednesday’s encounter, however the identical actually cannot be stated of struggling Luton. The Hatters have a mountain of health considerations, making their battle to beat the drop much more tough.

On the again, captain Tom Lockyer continues to be unavailable after collapsing in December, whereas Amari’i Bell, Dan Potts, Gabriel Osho, Mads Andersen are all out injured. Reece Burke is a doubt after just lately struggling a heel harm, as is Alfie Doughty who was withdrawn in opposition to Tottenham on the weekend.

Marvelous Nakamba is lacking within the engine room and Albert Samibi Lokonga can be injured, though he would not have been in a position to face his mum or dad membership anyway.

Chiedozie Ogbene is sidelined with a thigh drawback and Jacob Brown can be nonetheless out after present process an operation in February. Tahith Chong was additionally taken off in opposition to Spurs with a knock, however may function on Wednesday.

Luton predicted lineup (4-3-3): Kaminski; Kabore, Johnson, Mengi, Doughty; Clark, Mpanzu, Barkley; Townsend, Morris, Onyedinma.

A completely match Luton aspect might have been in a position to trigger Arsenal a couple of points midweek, however the sheer quantity of accidents means it ought to be a easy sufficient victory for the Gunners. The Hatters will discover it powerful to open up essentially the most cussed defence within the division, whereas solely Burnley and Sheffield United have conceded greater than them within the Premier League.

Arsenal do have a tough journey to Brighton on Sunday and will use this chance to rotate a couple of gamers, though they may undoubtedly go sturdy for Luton’s go to. Even a spirited show from the guests should not unsettle Arteta’s aspect.

Prediction: Arsenal 3-0 Luton

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