Chelsea will play today in the Premier league against Arsenal FC in one of the biggest London Derbies of the season between two giants of London, and the Blues will eye the three points and nothing else.
Several football experts have predicted the score of this match, and today we will write our prediction in addition to the football experts predictions.
Mark Lawrenson from BBC predicted the scenario of last season where Chelsea lost 3-0, may be repeated again at the Emirates Stadium tonight. That loss made Antonio Conte change his formation and play three in the back, which was influential and won Chelsea the Premier League. Lawrenson predicts a 2-1 loss for Chelsea.
Paul Merson from SkySports predicted a good win for Chelsea. Merson believes that Arsenal isn’t going through good times now, especially due to Alexis Sanchez issues and dressing room issues, which may affect the team. Merson predicts a 3-1 win for Chelsea.
Roland Kesler predicted that both sides have good and bad points, Kesler believes that Arsenal have a good winning record against Chelsea, and Antonio Conte especially, recently, and that may encourage the team to play for at least a point. Knowing that Arsenal is suffering from defensive and injuries crises where most of the key players are injured. Kesler predicts a 1-1 draw.
Finally, we agree somehow with Paul Merson. However, we believe that Chelsea could maintain a clean sheet after the injuries Arsenal is suffering from such as Ozil and Ramsey, in addition to Alexis Sanchez’s shaky form recently. We predict a 3-0 win for Chelsea.
Knowing that this could be a golden opportunity for Chelsea to have a historical win over Arsenal due to their injuries, where seven key players are injured, in addition to Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal’s best player, shaky form, and other players bad form this season such as Hector Bellerin.