Arsenal host Liverpool in Sunday’s Premier League opening encounter at Emirates which promises to be a tough task for Arsene Wenger’s men. One man who is tipped to perform is Alexis Sanchez who could lead the line for the Gunners tomorrow.
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Match: Arsenal v Liverpool
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick Off (GMT): Sun 14th Aug 16.00
Arsenal to win: 6/5
Liverpool to win: 2/1
Arsenal have shipped as many goals in their last three matches on the opening weekend as they had in their previous 12 combined (6).
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Only Chelsea (51) and Man Utd (49) have won more points from opening weekend matches in the Premier League than Liverpool (46).
Liverpool have won three consecutive opening weekend PL games for the first time since a run of five between 1998 and 2002.
The Gunners have lost just two of their last 15 home games on opening day (W10 D3), although those defeats have come in the last three attempts.
Arsenal have lost just one of their last nine Premier League meetings with Liverpool (W4 D4 L1).
Liverpool have only won one of their last 16 Premier League away trips to Arsenal (W1 D7 L8) and have collected just eight points in 10 games at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal are 6/5 to beat Liverpool – click to place a bet
Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in his last four Premier League meetings with Liverpool but is likely to miss the tie after only this week returning to full training
Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks than any other fixture in Premier League history (5).
Liverpool have scored more Premier League goals than any other team in 2016 so far (41).
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