Both teams will met 2nd time within a week. In previous cup game after 90’ there was a draw, into Today’s match guests shouldn’t have the same kind of luck. Arsenal treats more seriously league completions than cups. Also Newcastle previous game lost with red lantern – Sheffield Utd, playing second half in 10 players after red card for Fraser. Today probably we also won’t see Jamal Lewis and Federico Fernandez.
Both teams into good shape, Sheffield last 2 games without lost, Tottenham – 6 matches. From the one side Gareth Bale and Steven Bergwijn are coming back to guest team what will be huge boost. From the Sheffield side coach mentioned on the pre-match conference that 7 players are missing without giving all names. But won’t play: Enda Stevens, Oli McBurnie, George Baldock, Jack Robinson
To Host team will come back Jamie Vardy and James Maddison what is huge boost offensive line. Also will be back after long-term injures Cengiz Under and Ricardo. Leicester is really solid, without lost from 5 games. Southampton from the other hand into last won game with Liverpool lost whole his power and strength which can be visible in Today’s meeting. After that coach lost couples of important players: Djenepo, Ings – goal scorer with Liverpool, Obafemi, Redmond, Tella, Vestergaard J.
Cardiff cannot find right form and shape, including cups and league. As a confirmation of this form is lost with last team into league – Wycombe 2:1. Into hosts squad we also won’t see the best striker – Moor additionally Morrison, Osei-Tutu, Tomlin, Vassell are out . From the opposite side Norwich is in good form, won in cups with Coventry and league with Barnsley.
Bournemouth can jump on 2nd table position in case of winning. They have couple of arguments for that: last 2 won matches – into Cup and won with Stoke. Millwall looks to be in different shape, despite of cup won, into league they lost with Coventry 1:2 in a bad style, also lost defender Wallace. Into Today’s game we cannot probably see also Connor Mahoney and Billy Mitchell.
Manchester despite of missing 3 players: Jones, Pellistri, Rojo into this game can cunt of returning important players: Edinson Cavani, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba, Eric Bailly will be healthy checked just before the game. Hosts team looks to be in different shape, they have couple of players to he checked before the game: Charlie Taylor, Kevin Long, Jay Rodriguez and Dwight McNeill. Additionally last won league match against Sheffield Utd in a way which cannot bring win to host team Today.
Hosts after return competition in Premiership are playing really weak, lost with Aston Villa, previous lost with Liverpool 0:7. Still they cannot count on couple main players: Cahill G., Ferguson N., Hennessey W., Kelly M., Sakho M., Wickham. Last achievement – in-form Leicester, is draw with Man U. after series of 3 winning matches.
Watford unluckily lost previous match with Cardiff 0:1 despite they were in really good shape at that time. Today they will meet with weakened Rotherham which will play without main defender Mattock, midfielder MadDonald, striker Miller. Remaining injured players are Sadler, Ogbene, Robertson, so coach hasn’t a lot of choices looking for optimum matchday squad.
Tottenham didn’t lost into league from 5 matches. José Mourinho threats to replace all 1st team players and sit them on the bench. After that words, team looks to work well. Today they will meet West Brom currently into form crisis and last lost with Fulham 0:1 is quite good confirmation. Also sidelined are Dara O’Shea, Sam Field and Hal Robson-Kan.
Arsenal in really good form, what was shown into previous league won game against Manchester. To main squad today will join Gabriel, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang oraz Thomas Partey, so it will be huge boost for them. Opponents into different shape, last 2 lost are showing current form, out of squad remain Bertrand Traore and keeper Heaton