Arsenal face Fulham in the Premier League’s evening kick-off tonight as Mikel Arteta’s side look to extend their winning start to the season.
The Gunners have the last remaining 100 per cent record in the Premier League, with Arsenal opening with wins over Crystal Palace, Leicester and Bournemouth.
Gabriel Jesus has been instrumental to their fast start and the confidence Arteta’s side have been playing with so far. The Brazilian scored twice in his home debut over Leicester, and will look to be on target again against the newly-promoted visitors.
Fulham have made a good start to life back in the Premier League. After draws against Liverpool and Wolves, Marco Silva’s side got their first victory with a last-minute Aleksandr Mitrovic winner against Brentford last weekend.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League fixture.
When is Arsenal vs Fulham?
The match will kick off at 5:30pm BST on Saturday 27 August at the Emirates, London.
How can I watch it?
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What is the team news?
Mikel Arteta’s side come into the week top of the table with three wins and having named the same starting team in each match so far. If it wasn’t for Wednesday’s match against Aston Villa, there would be a good chance of that continuing. Arteta has a fully fit squad and plenty of options if he does decide to make changes, with Emile Smith Rowe and Takehiro Tomiyasu most likely to come in if Arteta decides to rotate.
Marco Silva made 10 changes for the 2-0 defeat to Crawley in the League Cup, so you can expect Fulham to revert back to the team that has been a good start to the Premier League season. Harry Wilson, Manor Solomon and Neeskens Kebano are the only fitness issues in the squad.
Arsenal: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Partey, Xhaka; Martinelli, Odegaard, Saka; Jesus
Fulham: Leno; Tete, Adarabioyo, Ream, Robinson; Reed, Palhinha; Stansfield, Pereira, Cordova-Reid; Mitrovic
It’s hard to look past Arsenal building on their confident start to the season. Fulham have shown they are up for the fight this year, but if Arsenal’s attacking quality click again they should have too much for the visitors. Arsenal 3-1 Fulham