Leeds are aiming to continue their recent momentum when they travel to Arsenal in the Premier League this afternoon.
Marcelo Bielsa’s side come into the fixture in fine form, with three wins in their last four games seeing the club rise into the top half of the table. Leeds were utterly dominant against an admittedly listless Crystal Palace side last time out and cruised to a 2-0 win at Elland Road.
Meanwhile, the Gunners are hoping to recover from another slump, with back-to-back defeats against Wolves and Aston Villa leaving them languishing in the bottom half of the table. Mikel Arteta will also have to make do without two of his key players in Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey, with the latter “devastated” after suffering a hamstring injury.
Arsenal will hope to derive some extra motivation from the two side’s last meeting, though, when Nicolas Pepe’s sending off looked to have handed Leeds victory. However, despite being on the back foot, Arsenal held on valiantly to leave Elland Road with a point.
Here is everything you need to know:
When is it and what time is kick-off?
The match will begin at 4.30pm on Sunday 14 February at the Emirates Stadium.
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How can I watch it online and on TV?
The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 4pm.
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What is the team news?
Arsenal are without both Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney, but Bernd Leno and David Luiz will both be available after returning from suspension.
Kalvin Phillips is a doubt after suffering an injury against Crystal Palace while all of Diego Llorente, Rodrigo, Robin Koch, Pablo Hernandez, Ian Poveda-Ocampo and Adam Forshaw are ruled out.
Arsenal: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Luiz, Cedric; Ceballos, Xhaka; Saka, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang; Lacazette
Leeds: Meslier; Ayling, Struijk, Cooper, Alioski; Shackleton; Raphinha, Dallas, Klich, Harrison; Bamford
What are the odds?
Arsenal – 17/20
Draw – 29/10
Leeds – 14/5
Leeds have all the tools to trouble an Arsenal side that is once again out of sorts. Bielsa’s side were utterly dominant against Palace last time out and should have the nous to leave the Emirates with a hard-fought point. Arsenal 1-1 Leeds
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