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| On Dec 21, 2021 10:45 PM IST

ARS vs SUN Dream11 Prediction for Arsenal vs Sunderland English League Cup Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team


ARS vs SUN Dream11: League One side Sunderland travel to an Arsenal team in great form from an attacking perspective, winning their last three games and scoring nine goals in the process. Key to Arsenal’s recent renaissance following a slow start to the season has been their home form and the Gunners have won their most recent six matches in all competitions at Emirates Stadium. Despite a gap of two divisions between them, a close contest is on the cards, although the quality of this Arsenal side high on confidence, combined with home advantage and the motivation to win a major trophy should see them through to a hard-fought win over the Black Cats.

Match Details

Date: December 22, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 1.15 am (IST)
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London

English League Cup Live

The viewers can see the live streaming of English League Cup matches in India on Star Sports  Select and Hotstar.

Recent Form

Villarreal: W-W-W-L-L

Alaves: D-W-W-D-L

Head to Head

The two sides have clashed on 153 occasions in the past and Arsenal have a superior record with 62 wins to their name. Sunderland were victorious on 50 occasions while 41 matches in the past have ended in a share of the spoils.

ARS vs SUN Dream11 Prediction Details

Arsenal News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Sead Kolasinac is the only injury concern for the capital side with ankle problems.
  • Albert Sambi Lokonga is sidelined with COVID-19 issue

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Mikel Arteta is expected to ring the changes, with Bernd Leno, Rob Holding and Nicolas Pepe among those in line to feature.
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles should start in midfield, but then was absent from the matchday squad at Leeds on Saturday.

Arsenal Starting XI (Likely)

Bernd Leno
Nuno Tavares
Rob Holding
Callum Chambers
Cedric Soares
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Mohamed Elneny
Gabriel Martinelli
Folarin Balogun
Nicolas Pepe
Eddie Nketiah

Sunderland News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Jordan Willis is struggling with his knee injury and will not feature in this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Dennis Cirkin and Corry Evans only recently returned to full training and are unlikely to start.

Sunderland Starting XI (Likely)

Ron-Thorben Hoffmann
Callum Doyle
Tom Flanagan
Bailey Wright
Lynden Gooch
Daniel Neil
Carl Winchester
Leon Dajaku
Alex Pritchard
Nathan Broadhead
Ross Stewart

Arsenal vs Sunderland Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

On Tuesday, Alexandre Lacazette will continue to spearhead the Gunners’ attack. In three EFL games this season, he has two goals and one assist.

Goals last season 21
Goals this season 2
Assists 1

Emile Smith Rowe has scored two goals in his last two games, both as a substitute. He’ll make a case for a regular starting spot in Arteta’s lineup. He’ll be an excellent captain for your fantasy team.

Goals last season 7
Goals this season 2
Assists 1

Differential Pick

Sunderland’s Dan Neil has been a breakthrough this campaign. This season, he has scored three goals and assisted on eight others. In League One, he currently holds the lead in assists.

GK: B. Leno
DEF: C. Soares, B. Wright, N. Tavares
MID: A. Pritchard, A. Maitland Niles, N. Pepe, D. Neil
FOR: A. Lacazette, R. Stewart, E. Smith Rowe

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Who will win today’s ARS vs SUN match?

  • Arsenal earned a third successive competitive win at the weekend as they came away from Leeds with a 4-1 win. The Gunners are unbeaten in their last 10 at home, winning nine, and will be confident of booking their semi-final spot here.
  • Sunderland are unbeaten in four coming into Tuesday’s quarter-final clash with Arsenal, but have won just two of those. Lee Johnson has overseen just one win in five on the road, which doesn’t bode well for a testing trip to the Emirates.
  • While Mikel Arteta will make changes to his XI, expect the north London side to secure their semi-final place on Tuesday.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a win for Arsenal in this clash is 1.26 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.