Predicted Arsenal and Stoke City line-ups

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Here is how we predict Arsenal and Stoke City will line up for this weekend’s match:

To be played on Saturday 12th September 2015 at 14:00. Venue: Emirates Stadium, London

Odds: Arsenal 2/7, Draw 4/1, Stoke 11/1

Arsenal welcome Stoke City to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon with both sides eager to get three points on the board directly after the international break.

Arsenal are currently sixth in the Premier League with seven points from their first four matches, while Stoke are 18th after collecting just two points to date.

Things will not get any easier for the Potters with a trip to North London although Mark Hughes’ side certainly have the players to cause Arsenal plenty of problems.

In early team news, Arsenal are without Jack Wilshere, Tomas Rosicky and Danny Welbeck due to injury, while the Gunners have doubts regarding Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny although both players are rated at 75 per cent to feature.

As for Stoke, they must do without Ryan Shawcross, Ibrahim Afellay, Peter Odemwingie and Charlie Adam.

Mame Biram Diouf is expected to recover from a hamstring injury and Glen Johnson should be back after a groin problem.

Arsenal predicted lineup

  • Petr Cech
  • Héctor Bellerín
  • Gabriel Paulista
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Santiago Cazorla
  • Francis Coquelin
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Alexis Sánchez
  • Theo Walcott

Stoke predicted lineup

  • Jack Butland
  • Geoff Cameron
  • Glen Johnson
  • Marc Muniesa
  • Erik Pieters
  • Stephen Ireland
  • Xherdan Shaqiri
  • Marco Van Ginkel
  • Glenn Whelan
  • Marko Arnautovic
  • Mame Biram Diouf

Form Guide

Arsenal Form

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Stoke Form

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