Crystal Palace takes on Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on Monday, April 4. The two Premier League clubs will battle at 3:00 PM ET. With 54 points, Arsenal is fifth in the league. Crystal Palace has 34 points, and is in 12th place.
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Arsenal will look to strengthen their top-four credentials in the Premier League when they make the trip to face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday, knowing that victory will provide a boost to their prospects of securing top-tier European football once again.
With games in hand over their top-four rivals, the Gunners remain odds-on to end their Champions League exodus – but Mikel Arteta will know that his side still have a job to do, particularly against an Eagles team that are no strangers to a big result this term.
Ahead of the game, GOAL has the details of how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.
TV channel, live stream & how to watch
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Team news & rosters
Fresh from the international break, the Eagles have two newly-minted England internationals in their ranks and some big results under their belt to show for it.
If the Eagles can maintain their better form, they could spring a serious surprise – and boss Patrick Vieira will be keen to show no mercy for his former side too.
Predicted Crystal Palace starting XI: Guaita; Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell; Gallagher, Kouyate, Hughes; Eze, Mateta, Edouard.
Mikel Arteta’s men have mounted a superb run across 2022 to emerge as Champions League contenders, but they still have to get the job done over the final few months of the season.
Stadium: Selhurst Park
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Crystal Palace and Arsenal Stats
Arsenal is seventh in the Premier League offensively (1.6 goals per game), and Crystal Palace is eighth defensively (1.3 allowed per game).
Crystal Palace is 10th in the Premier League offensively (1.3 goals per match), and Arsenal is fifth defensively (1.1 conceded per game).
Arsenal’s goal differential (+13) is fifth in the league.
Crystal Palace’s goal differential (+1) is ninth in the league.
Arsenal Key Players
Bukayo Saka is Arsenal’s leading scorer, with nine goals (on 36 shots) in 28 league games.
Also atop the scoring charts for Arsenal is Emile Smith-Rowe, who has nine goals in 25 games.
Alexandre Lacazette has seven assists in 26 games — No. 1 on Arsenal, and seventh in the league.
Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu should be available for selection following injury, whilst Aaron Ramsdale and Bukayo Saka face late fitness tests.
Palace are hoping that James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson recover, whilst Vieira is hopeful that Wilfried Zaha and Michael Olise will be OK after the pair suffered injuries on international duty.
Predicted Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell; Kouyate, Gallagher, Eze; Ayew, Mateta, Edouard
Predicted Arsenal XI: Leno; Cedric, Gabriel, White, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey, Martinelli, Odegaard, Saka Lacazette
Head to Head
This upcoming match will be the 26th in the Premier League between the two sides. Arsenal have won 14, and Palace have won three. There has been eight draws between the two sides.
Last five meetings in all competitions:
27th October 2019: Arsenal 2-2 Crystal Palace
11th January 2020: Crystal Palace 1-1 Arsenal
14th January 2021: Arsenal 0-0 Crystal Palace
19th May 2021: Crystal Palace 1-3 Arsenal
18th October 2021: Arsenal 2-2 Crystal Palace
Arsenal watched Tottenham claim back fourth place in the Premier League on Sunday and must now mount a response of their own when they face Crystal Palace on Monday night.
The big positive for the Gunners is that they have two games in hand over Spurs and are still level on points with their rivals, but Mikel Arteta knows his side cannot afford too many slip-ups in the race for a Champions League spot.
Crystal Palace themselves are aiming for a top-half finish this term, currently sitting 12th but able to climb to ninth if they take the points on home soil in this clash.
The Eagles’ improvement this season was reflected in the international exploits from several players with England during the recent break, with Tyrick Mitchell, Marc Guehi and Conor Gallagher all featuring for Gareth Southgate’s squad.
Here’s everything you need to know before the match.
When is the game?
The match kicks off at 8pm BST on Monday 4 April, 2022 at Selhurst Park.
Where can I watch it?
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What is the team news?
Injuries to James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson hamper the options for Patrick Vieira, while Joel Ward is also a doubt and Wilf Zaha could be out too. Michael Olise should return to the squad but may not start.
Arsenal hope to have Bukayo Saka back after having tested positive for Covid on international duty. Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale also pulled out of the England squad but is hoping to be free to play here – Bernd Leno will start if not. Takehiro Tomiyasu is also back after injury.
CPA – Guaita, Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Gallagher, Kouyate, Schlupp, Ayew, Mateta, Edouard
ARS – Leno, Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tierney, Xhaka, Partey, Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli, Lacazette