The team Arsenal not only stay at the top of the Premier League table when entering 2023
So now but also widen the gap with the second ranked team Man City from 5 to 7 points.
Arsenal vs Newcastle
After 16 matches in the Premier League 2022/23, the London Gunners have won 43 points
scored 40 goals, conceded 14 times. Man City scored more goals (44) but conceded more (16) and only had 36 points.
The upcoming match is played at home, Arsenal has more confidence to aim for the maximum score.
In the framework of the No. 1 arena of the Fog, the London Gunners are on a 10-match winning streak since April 2022.
- Arsenal have won all of their home league games this term
- The hosts have won 13 of their last 15 Premier League games at the Emirates
- Newcastle have lost their last 10 visits to the Gunners in all competitions
- Martinello has scored in five of his last six home appearances
Happy New Year for pair
Arsenal finished 2022 seven points clear at the top of the Premier League, forcing manager Mikel Arteta to downplay their title hopes as the hype kicked into another gear. The Gunners start 2023 with the chance to move 10 points clear, while they’re also set to be competitive in two other competitions.
Meanwhile, Newcastle are toasting an incredible revival in fortunes, having ended 2021 facing relegation. They kick off 2023 in third-place in the Premier League table, with the chance to claim a Champions League spot within their grasp. Eddie Howe has squeezed a lot out of this side without launching into a spending spree, so could they dent Arsenal’s New Year?
Gunners’ home fortress
The Emirates hasn’t always been the most fearsome place to visit, but Arsenal have been perfect at their own ground so far. They are the only team with a 100% winning record in home Premier League games this season, while they’ve averaged 3.14 goals per home match.
In those 10 matches, Saka and his teammates both tore the opponent’s net 2 or more times. However, Gunners fans still have reason to be worried.
Because their opponent is a high-flying Newcastle. The team chasing Arsenal and Man City on the rankings right now is Newcastle. Chieu has 34 points with 9 wins, 7 draws and just 1 defeat after 17 matches from the beginning of the season.
Newcastle’s only defeat was at Liverpool on September 1, 2022. Since then, Newcastle are unbeaten in 16 consecutive matches in all competitions with 11 wins and 5 draws.