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PREVIEW: Arsenal - Southampton team news, stats, how to watch Premier League on TV and stream online

Here’s all the information you need to know as Southampton visit Arsenal in game 13 of the 2020/21 Premier League season.

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HOW TO WATCH, STREAM ARSENAL VS SOUTHAMPTON AND PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES:

Date/time: 16/12/2020, 18:00 (UK), 13:00 ET, 10:00 PT (USA)

Venue: The Emirates Stadium, London, UK

How to watch How to watch Arsenal vs Southampton on TV

UK: Stream only - read below.

USA: NBCSN

Canada: Streaming only on DAZN. See below for more information.

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How to legally stream Arsenal vs Southampton online

UK: Amazon Prime Video

USA: NBCSN, Fubo.TV (Watch EVERY Southampton game in the USA with a high-quality and legal stream, click here to sign up for a free Fubo.TV trial and benefit from a discount for new members)

Canada: DAZN (Watch EVERY Saints match in Canada with a high-quality, legal stream with DAZN. Click here to start your free DAZN trial to watch Premier League soccer)

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Arsenal vs Southampton team news

Arsenal Starting XI

Southampton Starting XI


Arsenal vs. Southampton pre-match stats

Head-to-head

  • Arsenal are unbeaten in 25 home league games against Southampton since a 1-0 defeat in November 1987 (W18, D7).
  • Southampton’s two wins in their 10 competitive fixtures at Emirates Stadium both came in the League Cup: 2-1 in the third round in 2014, and 2-0 in the quarter-finals in November 2016.

Arsenal

  • They have lost four straight home league matches for the first time in 61 years, equalling the club record.
  • The Gunners can also equal the club Premier League record of four consecutive defeats, set in December 1992 and matched in March 1995.
  • Arsenal’s total of 13 points from 12 matches represents their worst start to a top-flight season since 1974.
  • Mikel Arteta’s side have lost seven of their past 10 league games.
  • They have gone 12 hours and 26 minutes without scoring a league goal from open play.
  • Arsenal’s tally of 10 goals is their lowest after 12 matches of a top-flight campaign since 1981-82.
  • Arsenal have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their six home league fixtures. It is their longest such run from the beginning of a season since a 10-match streak in 1964-65.
  • David Luiz is one short of becoming the fourth Brazilian player to make 200 Premier League appearances, emulating Lucas Leiva, Willian and Fernandinho.

Southampton

  • Southampton’s tally of 23 points is their second highest after 12 games of a top-flight season. They had 26 points in 2014-15.
  • They have only been beaten in one of their past 10 league fixtures (W7, D2).
  • Saints can equal the club Premier League record of six consecutive away fixtures unbeaten, set from August to November 2015.
  • However, they are winless in 21 Premier League away games played on a Wednesday since beating Chelsea 2-0 in April 1995 (D7, L14).
  • Saints have failed to score in only one of their past 19 Premier League matches, a 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace on the opening weekend of this season.
  • Danny Ings is one short of 50 Premier League goals. He has scored three league goals in as many appearances for Southampton against Arsenal.
  • Theo Walcott scored 108 goals in 397 appearances for Arsenal between 2006 and 2018.

All stats come via BBC Sport.


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