Arsenal and Watford meet forces at Emirates Stadium, in a match for the 38 th round of the Premier League. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 15‑09‑2019, the two teams tied (2‑2). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has recorded 3 wins and 2 losses in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 29‑09‑2018, in a match for the Premier League that ended with Arsenal’s victory by (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by C. Cathcart (81 ‘Autogolo) and M. Özil (83’) for Arsenal. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Watford presents considerable differences in their results at home and away.
The home team is currently in 9th position, with 40 points won, after 9 wins, 13 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Everton by (3‑2). In the last match, they won at home against West Ham United, by (1‑0). This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 9 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games for the championship, Arsenal have won 4, tied 3 and lost 3, winning 15 points in 30 possible. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of the last 15 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 28 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 3 comebacks.
Arsenal enter this matchday with a 1-0 loss on the visit to Aston Villa, thus recording their second loss in their last three Premier League games. The London club usually plays in a 3-4-3 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the flanks. Aubameyang is Arsenal’s top scorer with 20 goals scored. Outside this game will be Leno, Chambers, Pablo Marí, Martinelli and Mustafi, due to physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 27 points won, after 6 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Liverpool by (3‑0). In the last match, they lost in an away match to Crystal Palace, by (1‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 28 suffered; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 23 goals scored and 15 suffered. For the championship, Watford conquered 8 points in 30 possible, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats in the last 10 games played as a visitor. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑1 (6 in 15 games). His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 13 of the last 15 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 29 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never got the comeback.
Watford comes into this match with a 0-4 loss at home to Manchester City, thus adding the second consecutive defeat in the English league. It should be noted that outsiders need to score and wait for third-party results to ensure maintenance. In this match against Arsenal, coach Hayden Mullins is expected to play at 4-3-3 and Ismaila Sarr, Danny Welbeck and Deeney will be the forwards: the last athlete cited is Watford’s top scorer, with 9 goals scored. For this game the visiting coach will not be able to count on Deulofeu, Janmaat, Success and Capoue, all with physical problems.