Mikel Arteta previews Sunday’s Premier League clash against Leeds
Welcome to live coverage of Arsenal’s Premier League match against Leeds United at Elland Road. The Gunners have the chance to go four points clear at the top before Manchester City face Liverpool at Anfield.
With no live television coverage in the UK, stay tuned to the matchday blog for updates.
After a difficult but dogged victory over Bodo/Glimt on Thursday night, Mikel Arteta is expected to return to a full-strength side this Sunday and welcome back Gabriel Jesus who was rested in midweek. Oleksandr Zinchenko remains a key doubt with Mohamed Elneny and Emile Smith Rowe both long-term absentees.
Whilst Leeds might not have former Arsenal transfer target Raphinha they have added significant reinforcement in the summer. Jesse Marsch has used his Red Bull connections to bring in Brendan Aaronson, Rasmus Kristensen, and Tyler Adams from Salzburg and Leipzig.
Arsenal faces a run of winnable matches up to the World Cup after picking up six massive points against Tottenham and Liverpool. Here is where their title credentials will surely be tested.
Kaya Kaynak and Tom Canton are in place at Elland Road to bring you updates on football. London before, during, and after the match.
The Premier League is back in action on Sunday.
Arsenal @ Leeds United
Current Records: Arsenal 8-1; Leeds United 2-3-3
What to Know
Leeds United is 0-3-1 against Arsenal since November 2020, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Sunday. They are meeting up for their first leg of the season at 9 a.m. ET at Elland Road. Arsenal should still be riding high after a victory, while Leeds United will be looking to get back in the win column.
It was all tied up 1-1 at halftime, but Leeds United was not quite Crystal Palace’s equal in the second half when they met on Sunday. Leeds United fell a goal shy of Crystal Palace, losing 2-1.
Speaking of close games: Arsenal dodged a bullet on Sunday, finishing off Liverpool 3-2.
Leeds United’s defeat took them down to 2-3-3 while Arsenal’s win pulled them up to 8-1. We’ll see if Leeds United can steal Arsenal’s luck or if Arsenal records another victory instead.
How To Watch Leeds United vs Arsenal Live Stream
Who: Leeds United vs. Arsenal
When: Sunday at 9 a.m. ET
Where: Elland Road
TV/Live stream: Peacock
Odds: Leeds +480; Draw +230; Arsenal -188 (via Caesars Sportsbook)
Arsenal won three meetings and tied one meeting in their last four contests with Leeds United.
May 08, 2022 – Arsenal 2 vs. Leeds United 1
Dec 18, 2021 – Arsenal 4 vs. Leeds United 1
Feb 14, 2021 – Arsenal 4 vs. Leeds United 2
Nov 22, 2020 – Arsenal 0 vs. Leeds United 0