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Leeds United for returning to triumph in English football

After suffering a 0-7 loss to Manchester City in the previous meeting, Marcelo Bielsa's men need to take a break and have only three wins


After suffering a 0-7 loss to Manchester City in the previous meeting, Marcelo Bielsa’s men need to take a break and have only three wins in 17 games, with 17 goals scored and 32 allowed.

Leeds occupies the 16th position with the same number of points, just two places from the relegation zone and at home they accumulate two successes, the same number of setbacks and four draws.

Regarding Arsenal, they won their last two Premier League matches against West Ham and Southampton at their home stadium, 2-0 and 3-0, respectively, and they intend to maintain their winning momentum, albeit on the road.

So far, the disciples of Spanish coach Mikel Arteta have had nine successes in 17 games played, with 23 goals in favor and 22 against, and at home they have lost five times and tied once in eight challenges.

The two rivals have met before at the Leeds United stadium, in fact, the numbers show four setbacks and six draws for the hosts.

In turn, Arsenal, fourth in the table with 29 points, have not lost in their last four visits to Leeds. The last duel in this competition between the two clubs was played in February 2021 and ended with a 4-2 result in favor of Arsenal.

Program of the day 18:

Saturday:

-Aston Villa – Burnley.

-Leeds United – Arsenal.

Sunday:

-Wolverhampton – Chelsea.

-Newcastle – Manchester City.

-Tottenham – Liverpool.

Postponed by Covid-19: -Manchester United – Brighton.

-Watford – Crystal Palace.

-Southampton – Brentford.

-West Ham – Norwich.

-Everton – Leicester.

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