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Arsenal vs Watford: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Craig Vickers
Arsenal are in good form
Arsenal are in good form / GLYN KIRK/GettyImages
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Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League this weekend as they go in search of their fourth successive victory in all competitions.

Mikel Arteta's side have recovered from their early season malaise to stand on the brink of the top four after a 2-0 away success at Leicester last weekend, as the Spaniard gets set to take charge of his 100th game for the Gunners.

Watford, meanwhile, are struggling for consistency under Claudio Ranieri, although they will take heart from their previous away outing in the Premier League when they ran out 5-2 winners at Goodison Park.

Here's everything you need to know about the game.


How to watch Arsenal vs Watford on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Sunday 7 November, 14:00 (BST)
Where is the match being played? Emirates Stadium
TV channel/live stream? Sky Sports Main Event (UK), fuboTV (US)
Highlights? Sky Sports YouTube Channel, Match of the Day (BBC - UK)
Referee? Kevin Friend
VAR? Jarred Gillett


Arsenal team news

Kieran Tierney
Tierney has been struggling with an ankle injury / Julian Finney/GettyImages

Kieran Tierney has returned to light training following an ankle injury which has kept him out of Arsenal's previous two league victories, and Arteta confirmed he could return to the matchday squad.

Pablo Mari is likely to return to the squad after a bout of illness, while Granit Xhaka is still sidelined with a knee injury.

Watford team news

Emmanuel Dennis
Dennis will return from suspension / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

Watford's injury list in lengthy, with Peter Etebo and Christian Kabasele ruled out of this weekend's clash.

Emmanuel Dennis will return from suspension, while Francisco Sierralta could make his return from a hamstring injury.


Arsenal vs Watford predicted lineups

Arsenal (4-3-3): Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Partey, Lokonga, Smith-Rowe; Saka, Lacazette, Aubameyang

Watford (4-5-1): Foster; Ngakia, Troost-Ekong, Cathcart, Masina; Sarr, Sissoko, Cleverley, Kucka, Cucho; King


Arsenal vs Watford head-to-head

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Watford's last victory over Arsenal was back in 2017 / AFP Contributor/GettyImages

Arsenal hold the advantage in the head-to-head column between these two sides, having recorded 18 victories.

Recent history also points to a Gunners victory, with Watford having lost four out of their last five meetings with Arsenal in the Premier League. That included a 3-2 defeat which condemned the club to relegation in 2019/20.


Arsenal vs Watford score prediction

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Gabriel and Saka celebrate / MB Media/GettyImages

Watford are likely to sit deep and spring quickly on the counter-attack against Arsenal this weekend.

Ranieri's side showed their threat in transitional moments in their 5-2 away win over Everton last month, but they face a more assured Gunners side who are more capable at controlling a game than the Toffees.

Prediction: Arsenal 2-0 Watford

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