Arsenal aim to build on recent revival

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Mikel Arteta - Arsenal manager 

 

2020-21 English Premier League

Matchday 19 of 38
Arsenal vs Newcastle United
Emirates Stadium
London, England

Monday, 18 January 2021
Kick-off is at 22:00 CAT

 

Arsenal will be aiming to build on their recent run of form when they host Newcastle United in a 2020-21 English Premier League fixture on Monday evening.

The Gunners head into back-to-back home games against Crystal Palace and Newcastle on a three-game winning run in the league which has propelled them away from the relegation zone.

While the run of results has eased pressure on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, the Spaniard has stated that only after the next two rounds of fixtures will the club know if they are on the right track.

“The next two games are crucial to see the direction we’re taking to reinforce the things we have improved on,” Arteta said.

“The results we have had recently. We will know much more in the next two games.”

Newcastle head to North London days after a trip to bottom-placed Sheffield United where they will be hoping to snap a five-game run without a league win.

 

Arsenal took six points off the Magpies last season. The Gunners followed a 1-0 win on Tyneside with a 4-0 victory at Emirates Stadium. Club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored in both fixtures.

 

Arsenal vs Newcastle United head-to-head statistics:

Matches played: 164
Arsenal wins: 71
Newcastle United wins: 59
Draws: 34

 

English Premier League fixtures, matchday 19: 

 

Saturday, 16 January 

 

14:30 – Wolves vs West Brom

17:00 – West Ham United vs Burnley

17:00 – Leeds United vs Brighton & Hove Albion

19:30 – Fulham vs Chelsea

22:00 – Leicester City vs Southampton

 

Sunday, 17 January 

 

14:00 – Aston Villa vs Everton

16:05 – Sheffield United vs Tottenham Hotspur

18:30 – Liverpool vs Manchester United

21:15 – Manchester City vs Crystal Palace

 

Monday, 18 January   

 

22:00 – Arsenal vs Newcastle United