Arsenal travel to Newcastle United on Monday night needing a win to hop back into the English Premier League’s top 4.
The Gunners are coming from a 3-0 defeat in the London derby against Tottenham, leaving them in 5th place with 66 points.
Newcastle on the other hand have lost back to back games against Liverpool and Man City.
The hosts come into the game in 14th place with 43 points.
Newcastle United have lost 33 matches in the Premier League against Arsenal – more than they have suffered against any other team in the competition.
This is the sixth Premier League meeting between Newcastle United and Arsenal played out on a Monday, with Arsenal being unbeaten in all five occasions so far.
What time does Newcastle vs Arsenal start?
The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at St. James’ Park.
Newcastle vs Arsenal team news
The return of Callum Wilson, Kieran Trippier and Ryan Fraser from injury is a huge boost for the home team.
Emil Krafth and Chris Wood may have to settle for a place on the bench for this game.
For the visitors, Gabriel Magalhaes was forced off against Spurs and may have to sit this one out.
With the suspension of Rob Holding, the pair of Ben White and Takehiro Tomiyasu are expected to start.
Emile Smith Rowe will finally get a spot in the first XI in support of Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo Saka.
Newcastle vs Arsenal head to head
From the 47 league games played between these two sides, Newcastle have only won 5 times.
The Gunners have won 32 times and 10 have resulted in a stalemate.
Newcastle vs Arsenal current form
Neither side has drawn a match in their last 5, with Arsenal winning 4 compared to 3 Newcastle wins.
Newcastle vs Arsenal prediction
This will not be a walk in the park for Arsenal but with Champions League football at stake, they are expected to get a narrow win.