2020-21 English Premier League
Matchday 19 of 38
Arsenal vs Newcastle United
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
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