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Arsenal and their horror show of an English Premier League season face a grapple with Burnley at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday night.
Boss Mikel Arteta seems destined to be longing for the lockdown days of behind-closed-doors fixtures, as his ailing side huff and puff through a tortuous campaign.
The Gunners start the weekend fifteenth in the EPL table, with their fourth and most recent league win of the season coming four matches ago.
They also took their medicine in the North London Derby last weekend, as pantomime villain Jose Mourinho warmed up for the festive period with a 2-0 victory at the Tottenham helm.
Nicolas Pepe serves the third game of his suspension and is joined on the sidelines by the injured Thomas Partey.
Gabriel Martinelli is inching closer to a comeback, with David Luiz, Reiss Nelson and Sead Kolasinac all doubtful as the marauding Lancastrians ride into the capital.
Sean Dyche’s men have been a bit more like it in recent weeks, following a lamentable start to the season.
The Clarets still only have one win to their name – against Crystal Palace at Fortress Turf Moor – but have lost just one of their last four to leave them a single place and point below the relegation dotted line.
Ex-Chelsea midfielder Jack Cork misses out through injury as Robbie Brady, Johann Gudmundsson, Dale Stephens and Phil Bardsley all face a race against time to be fit for the weekend.
Arsenal vs Burnley: Prediction
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
Arsenal vs Burnley: EPL starting XI prediction
Probable Arsenal Starting XI: Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Kieran Tierney, Dani Ceballos, Granit Xhaka, Willian, Alexandre Lacazette, Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Probable Burnley Starting XI: Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Charlie Taylor, Robbie Brady, Ashley Westwood, Josh Brownhill, Dwight McNeill, Jay Rodriguez, Chris Wood.