Leeds United vs Arsenal – Preview, H2H, Line-ups, Prediction | EPL 2021-22

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Arsenal will travel to Elland Road this Saturday looking to pick up another three points against struggling Leeds United.

Venue: Elland Road 

Key Statistics

Leeds United have conceded 32 goals in the Premier League this season. Only Newcastle and Norwich (both 34( have conceded more.

They are unbeaten in their last five league games at home (W2, D3).

The visitors have failed to score just once in their last 11 games at home.

Arsenal have kept three clean sheets in their last five games.

They have lost their last three away games in the league.

The Gunners have won just two of their away games in the league this season (D1, L5).

Head to head

In their last 15 head-to-head meetings, Arsenal have ten wins while Leeds have just two wins in that period (D3).

Latest Performances in all competitions

Leeds: L-L-D-W-D

Arsenal: W-W-L-L-W

Leeds United

Leeds United have another opportunity to end their winless run when they welcome Arsenal to Elland Road.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side were battered by Manchester City in their last game, suffering a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the champions.

The loss was Leeds’ heaviest top-flight defeat since the Premier League’s inception in 1992 and was one of nine 7-0 results recorded in 19 years of the competition, including Norwich City’s defeat at Stamford Bridge earlier this season.

The loss also saw them drop to 16th place in the league standings, five points ahead of the relegation zone. 

Their quest of playing a second consecutive season in the top-flight is disappearing with each match despite the quality of the ‘Lilly Whites’ squad. Unless they can turn this around, they are in danger of dropping fully into the relegation zone before the turn of the year.

They will be desperate for a win in this game to avoid such an occurrence. But a poor record against Arsenal will be a source of worry for them as they have failed to win against the Gunners in their last eight tries.

Possible Leeds United starting line-up

Illan Meslier; Stuart Dallas, Luke Ayling, Diego Llorente, Cody Drameh; Jack Harrison, Adam Forshaw, Matheus Klich; Tyler Roberts, Daniel James, Raphinha.

Injured: Patrick Bamford, Kelvin Phillips, Liam Cooper, Rodrigo, Pascal Struijk

Doubtful: Robin Koch, Jamie Shackleton.

Suspended: Junior Firpo


Arsenal made it two wins in two on Wednesday as they beat ten-men West Ham 2-0, thanks to goals from Martinelli and Emile Smith-Rowe.

The win pushed Mikel Arteta’s side into the top four – a place they will be desperate to remain for the rest of the season.

But they travel to Yorkshire with the worst away record in the league for teams currently in the top ten having won just two away games all season.

The Gunners have lost five times away from home, losing their last three whilst conceding a total of nine goals in that period.

But with their record and tactical improvements in the past two games, they will fancy their chances of winning a third straight league game for the third time this season.

Possible Arsenal starting line-up

Aaron Ramsdale, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Ben White, Gabriel, Kieran Tierney, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith-Rowe; Bukayo Saka, Alexandre Lacazette,

Injured: Bernd Leno, Sead Kolasinac.

Doubtful: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


Leeds 1-2 Arsenal