Arsenal plays host to Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening with a lot at stake for both teams, especially the Gunners. Arsenal will be hoping to get their campaign up and running with a positive result against the Blues.They will be buoyed by the fact that they defeated Chelsea both home and away in the league, and will be hoping for a repeat of some sort on Sunday.The Gunners will be without new signing Martin Odegaard but should have enough to withstand the pressure from the Blues.
As for Chelsea, all eyes will be on new club-record acquisition Romelu Lukaku, who is set to make his second debut for the Blues in what is projected to be a huge season for the Belgian hitman.As we anticipate the biggest clash in English football between Arsenal and Chelsea this weekend, former England and Liverpool frontman Michael Owen has given his prediction on how the game may likely conclude. On the Arsenal vs Chelsea fixture, Owen said, “I was very disappointed with what I saw from Arsenal last week Friday against Brentford.“Anything can happen in derbies, but this London derby looks like a mismatch. I think Chelsea will comfortably win this match 2-0 and pile the pressure on Arsenal.”