GOOD EVENING FROM THE EMIRATES
Welcome to our live coverage of the Sunday evening clash in the Premier League between Arsenal and Burnley.
With both of these sides desperate for confidence, goals, and points, is this the night for either to kickstart their season?
The second string may have done their part in the Europa League again on Thursday, but Mikel Arteta’s first choice continue to struggle in the Premier League.
A 2-0 defeat at north London rivals Tottenham last weekend has left the Gunners languishing in the bottom six, and scoring continues to be an issue
Arsenal have lost five of the last seven league games with a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty and a Gabriel header their only goals in that period.
Big-money signing Thomas Partey is unavailable once again with a thigh injury while David Luiz has been absent since his clash of heads with Raul Jimenez two weeks ago.
It’s been an equally uncomfortable start to the new season for Burnley in was is their fifth consecutive top-flight season.
The Clarets have won just won game so far, and find themselves in the bottom three.
In the past month, Sean Dyche’s men have rediscovered some of the grit that has made them such a difficult proposition since promotion.
However, their last away fixture saw them crushed 5-0 at Manchester City, and tonight’s opponents will be open for similar defending here.
The Turf Moor club hope to have Phil Bardsley back, but Jack Cork remains out.
We’ll bring you team news shortly with kick-off to follow at 7.15pm.
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