Arsenal have no time to rest on their laurels as they’re right back in Premier League action with a trip to face Everton in the Premier League on Monday night. Here is the match preview.
Still reeling from the result at Old Trafford, Mikel Arteta will want his side to bounce back immediately after throwing away a glorious opportunity to grab three points at Old Trafford.
Manchester United had won just one of their previous eight league outings and didn’t look any different than their form suggested with a bang average performance only better by Arsenal’s even worse mistakes.
Getting their noses in front and throwing the game away with a negative and damaging mindset that has been prevalent throughout the campaign, stupid individual errors then crept into the display as three goals were gifted to the hosts on a crucially important night for team.
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That result, and others that took place in the Premier League, leaves Arsenal exactly as they were in fifth place but having missed out on the chance to move into the top four as well as eight clear of Manchester United.
A turnaround is needed. And what better opportunity to do so than against a team who haven’t just won the single game in eight, but instead not a single one over that period of time?
If United’s form was bad, Everton have just two points from their previous eight matches in the division, most recently falling to a 4-1 home humbling in the Merseyside derby in one of the heaviest defeats suffered on home soil in this fixture.
Rafa Benitez is a man under severe pressure by the fans, with even more fierce animosity directed at the club’s owners and board for continuously shambolic recruitment.
The Toffees are a mismanaged and unorganised mess, not to mention they’re still missing vital players in the team as Benitez tries to juggle around for results with some average players. It isn’t working.
Set up great for Arsenal to take advantage, right? We’ve been here before.
How to Watch on TV
When Is Kick Off? Monday 6 December
What Time Is Kick Off? 20:00 (GMT)
Where Is it Played? Goodison Park
TV Channel/Live Stream? Sky Sports (UK) fuboTV (USA)
Referee? Mike Dean
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