class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With the Gunners at a low ebb after their opening defeat, Al Hain-Cole is backing Tuchel's men to ease to victory at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday
Arsenal will be determined to bounce back from their disappointing opening defeat to Brentford when they welcome Chelsea to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta’s men were soundly beaten 2-0 by their newly-promoted opponents, putting early pressure on the under-fire manager.
Arsenal vs Chelsea latest odds
However, having come out on top in each of the last three meetings with this opposition, Arsenal are available at 15/4 (4.75) with bet365 to put that result behind them with a high-profile victory here.
Chelsea eased to a 3-0 victory at home to Crystal Palace in their opener and are clear 3/4 (1.75) favourites to build on that with a victory over their London rivals.
Just one of the last nine meetings between this duo has resulted in a draw, but you can get odds of 11/4 (3.75) on them sharing the spoils in this one.
TV channel, live stream & how to watch
Sky Sports Main Event Sky Go
The game is being shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League in the United Kingdom (UK). Sky Go will be streaming the game live online.
Arsenal vs Chelsea team news
Alexandre Lacazette will miss out after testing positive for coronavirus before the Brentford game but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be assessed, while Gabriel Magalhaes, Thomas Partey and Eddie Nketiah are injured.
N’Golo Kante and new signing Romelu Lukaku are in contention to play, although Ruben Loftus-Cheek is unavailable due to Covid-19 and Hakim Ziyech injured.
Arsenal vs Chelsea preview
After finishing the last season in strong form with five successive wins, the Gunners will have started the summer in an optimistic mood ahead of the upcoming campaign.
However, a run of disappointing pre-season friendly defeats against Hibs, Chelsea and Tottenham may have caused slight concern, which was only reinforced by the poor display at the Brentford Community Stadium last week.
With confidence at a low, they will be up against it to frustrate a team that are on a high after last season’s Champions League success and which have just welcomed back Lukaku in a club-record deal.
Indeed, Thomas Tuchel was able to field an under-strength side and still enjoy a comfortable 3-0 victory over Palace last weekend, underlining the strength in depth at his disposal.
Arsenal vs Chelsea tips & predictions
All in all, those 3/4 (1.75) odds look like good value on the visitors compounding Arsenal’s misery by coming out on top at the Emirates Stadium.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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