Arsenal vs Southampton. Arsenal get their League Cup campaign on Tuesday night when they welcome Southampton. After impressive wins against Aston Villa with 3:0 Arsenal was able to stop the run of three games without a win. They did not a very good start to the season, injuries plagued them, but certainly have a very good team that is slowly entering a good form. Southampton plays great and has four wins in a row, three of which are in the Premier League. Arsenal are unbeaten against Southampton in their last ten competitive fixtures.
In summer transfer window Southampton sell five big players, but they nevertheless play very well. Southampton are still without long-term absentee Jay Rodriguez and Toby Alderweireld. James Ward-Prowse and Maya Yoshida will be fit for this match and a few new signings and young players could make his debut tonight.
Ronald Koeman, Southampton's coach, said:"Of course, it's a great start, maybe nobody expected this, but we believe in our ambition and our spirit. We have to keep fighting every day to continue with the results we've had until now."
Arsenal have no new injury concerns from their match against Aston Villa, but they still have a big problem with injury players.They must play without Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott and Mathieu Debuchy. Wenger is likely to rest some players and give a chance to players who have not yet debut. Tomas Rosicky, Joel Campbell and Lukas Podolski will also hope to start like as goalkeeper David Ospina who will make debut tonight.
Arsen Wenger said the next before this match:"If you look at the talents they have sold over the years, they could have been contenders to win the Premier League. They have done a fantastic job at Southampton. They deserve a lot of credit. They are miracle-workers at Southampton."
Possible starting lineups:
Arsenal: Ospina; Bellerin, Chambers, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Arteta, Rosicky; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Podolski; Welbeck
Southampton: Forster; Clyne, Yoshida, Fonte, Bertrand; Schneiderlin, Cork, Ward-Prowse, Tadic; Long, Pelle
Arsenal vs Southampton. Betting Tips:
We expect very tough match and believe that both teams can score and it is our tip for this match.