Arsenal vs Aston Villa: Premier League preview

A comeback victory at Fulham maintained their 100 per cent to the season after four games, matching the four wins from four in the 2003/04 Invincibles season.

The Gunners will fancy their chances of making history, with Villa losing three, and winning one, of their opening fixtures and the fanbase turning against manager Steven Gerrard.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Arsenal vs Aston Villa is scheduled for a 7.30pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Emirates Stadium in north London will host the match.

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Where to watch Arsenal vs Aston Villa

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 4.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website or app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Arsenal vs Aston Villa team news

Arsenal will likely still be without both Oleksandr Zinchenko and Thomas Partey, after the pair were surprise injury absences against Fulham.

Aston Villa have no fresh injury concerns, though Tyrone Mings will be assessed ahead of the game after being struck down by illness. Diego Carlos is out for the foreseeable.

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Arsenal vs Aston Villa prediction

The Gunners are absolutely flying, even if they had a bit of a scare against Fulham at the weekend.

Aston Villa look almost clueless, and Steven Gerrard’s job certainly looks under threat, and Arsenal should have no trouble making it five wins from five.

Arsenal to win 3-1.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Arsenal wins: 85

Draws: 45

Aston Villa wins: 69

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