The match between Arsenal and Sheffield will be live at 21:00 on October 28 (Premier League season 2023/24).
Arsenal vs. Sheffield match: an inevitable surprise
After a dramatic 2-2 draw at Chelsea, it didn’t take long for Arsenal to get back on the winning path. The Gunners overwhelmed Sevilla 2-1 in the third match of the Champions League group stage, away from home. At Sanchez Pizjuan, Gabriel Jesus shone brightly. He provided the assist for Gabriel Martinelli’s opener and then scored himself. Nemanja Gudelj then only helped Sevilla shorten the score, but Arsenal succeeded in defending their victory.
With 3 points won, Arsenal have moved to the top of Group B of the Champions League in 2023/24. The Gunners now have 6 points from 3 matches, 1 point ahead of second-placed Lens. After beating Sevilla, Arsenal will return home to host Sheffield—a new recruit—in the round of 10 of the Premier League. On the content front, Arsenal have never known defeat after nine rounds of starts.
The London side now have a total of 21 points after winning six matches and drawing in the remaining three. With this achievement, Mikel Arteta’s coach ranks third in the table. They share the same number of points with City and are only two points behind Tottenham, who lead the table. In the early game of the tenth round, Tottenham are more likely to pick up all three points when playing at Crystal Palace. To keep up with neighboring city ranks, Arsenal were forced to earn all three points against Sheffield.
The home ground became Arsenal’s hope to secure maximum points in the round of 10. At home, Arsenal have gone unbeaten in six matches this season, including beating United, Manchester City, and PSV. The result of the head-to-head between the two teams also depends entirely on the Arsenal side. Accordingly, Arsenal have won four of the last six matches against Sheffield on all playing fields. At Emirates Stadium, they never knew defeat against the visitors, with two wins and one draw.
Despite some positive signs against United, Sheffield were unable to pick up any points. The last place in the table still belongs to them, with only 1 point after 9 matches. This season’s Premier League rookie picked up just one point from a 2-2 draw at home to Everton. After continuously receiving defeats in the last five away matches of the Premier League, Sheffield have conceded at least two goals per game and only scored a total of three goals.
Sheffield and Bournemouth are two teams that have yet to win this year’s Premier League season. In terms of away record, Sheffield are the only team that has not taken home any points so far. Unsurprisingly, Arsenal won against Sheffield both times in the 2020–21 season, with an aggregate score of 5-1 over two legs. The last time Sheffield beat Arsenal in London was back in 1971, and given the current disparity between the two teams, the chances of the visitors doing the same in a round-of-10 tie are almost impossible.
After the win over Sevilla, Arsenal paid a heavy price in terms of force. Jesus’ hamstring has beeninjured, injured, and his availability is unknown ahead of the game against Sheffield. If he is unable to play, Eddie Nketiah will be brought on as a substitute. Jurrien Timber and Thomas Partey are also recovering from injuries. Takehiro Tomiyasu could be moved to the left wing by Oleksandr Zinchenko, while competition between Aaron Ramsdale and David Raya continues for the starting spot.
Meanwhile, Sheffield also received sad news when Anel Ahmedhodzic suffered a hamstring injury in training. Ahmedhodzic, Chris Basham (ankle injury), Daniel Jebbison (ill), Max Lowe (ankle injury), Tom Davies (thigh), John Egan (ankle injury),, and Rhys Norrington-Davies (thigh) are all in recovery. While McBurnie’s ability to play is a big question mark,
Arsenalvs. vs. Sheffield match preview
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There is a high probability that Arsenal will pull off a brilliant win over Sheffield. This match is expected to see a rain of goals created by the Gunners. Arsenal’s strikers are capable of scoring 3–4 goals against the opposition. In particular, the first half is expected to have two lea two two goals scored. In eight eight t eight eight matches at home, Arsen two have had at least two two goals in the first half. This situat four as also happened in fou six f six ffield’s last six games.
This match promises to be a satisfying and exciting competition, with Arsenal being the team with the most advantages.