When Arsenal takes on Crystal Palace in the Premier League, they would want nothing short of three points. The Gunners cannot afford to lose this game as that will finish their title hopes almost. It will be their third successive defeat. It is hard for the Gunners fans to see their team in this state. For Crystal Palace, they would love to come out from the Emirates with a point. However, they have beaten Manchester United at Old Trafford under Rou Hodgson this season. Thus, anything can happen in this game and Palace could surprise any team on any given day. So, here is the Arsenal vs Crystal Palace preview with prediction, team news, lineups, & how to watch.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace preview
Let’s begin the Arsenal vs Crystal Palace preview with how to watch this Premier League match…
How to watch Arsenal vs Crystal Palace on TV/live steam
- Date: Saturday 20 January 2024
- Time: 12:30 (GMT)
- Venue: The Emirates Stadium
- TV channels/live stream: UK – TNT Sports 1, TNT Sports Ultimate, discovery+, discovery+ App, Radio BBC Live, US – NBC, Peacock Premium, Telemundo, Canada – FuboTV
Arsenal team news
Mikel Arteta will welcome back Gabriel Jesus in this game. However, the Brazilian may be on the bench as Arteta wouldn’t want to risk him. Tomiyasu and Zinchenko will not be available which will give Jacub Kiwior another start as the left-back for the Gunners. Fabio Viera and Thomas Partey are both unavailable for Arsenal.
Crystal Palace team news
Roy Hodgson will miss Cheick Doucoure for the rest of the season. Michael Olise could be back for this game for Palace. However, Jordan Ayew is unavailable as he is representing Ghana at the AFCON. Ex-Arsenal player Rib Holding and Joel Ward are doubtful to be involved in this game.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace predicted lineups
Arsenal predicted lineup: (Formation: 4-3-3) Raya White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior; Rice, Odegaard, Havertz; Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli.
Crystal Palace predicted lineup: (Formation: 4-2-3-1) Johnstone, Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell; Lerma, Richards; Olise, Eze, Schlupp; Edouard.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace score prediction
Anything but three points for Arsenal will be disappointing for Mikel Arteta and fans. That is why as the Gunners will playing against a Crystal Palace team that is currently in the 14th position in the league; they are expected to come out with flying colours. However, with the recent form of Arsenal, the game is expected to be tight. So, the final score prediction for this Arsenal vs Crystal Palace game will be 3-1 for the Gunners.
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