Arsenal vs Liverpool prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal face Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool tonight in the Premier League.

While it’s a classic matchup on paper, both sides are much lower in the table than they would have expected to be at this point in the campaign.

Arsenal are ninth, seven points outside of the European places, and are aiming to kick-start a late run of form by defeating Klopp’s side.

Liverpool are two places and four points better off in seventh, and will be looking to salvage what has been a disappointing season as Premier League champions

Ahead of the match tonight, here’s everything you need to know.

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When is the match?

The game kicks off 8 pm GMT on Saturday, 3 April.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab aNOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

Team news

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has saidBuyako Saka is a doubt for the match, while Emile Smith Rowe faces a late fitness test after picking up a hip injury playing for the England Under-21s. Willian could return after missing the 3-3 draw with West Ham with a calf injury.

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino could return after missing the last three fixtures with a knee injury but the Reds remain without captain Jordan Henderson, as well as defenders Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joe Matip.

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Predicted line ups

Arsenal: Leno; Chambers, Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey, Odegaard; Aubameyang, Lacazette, Pepe

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Wijnaldum; Salah, Jota, Mane

Odds

Arsenal: 23/10

Draw: 5/2

Liverpool: 6/5

Prediction

Both sides come into this one on the back of turbulent seasons but with signs of encouragement in recent fixtures. In a tough game to call, the presence of Fabinho in Liverpool’s midfield and the return of Jota will help Jurgen Klopp’s side get back on track, while injuries to Saka and Smith Rowe will hurt the Gunners. Arsenal 1-2 Liverpool.

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