Arsenal host Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in a match from the 13th round

Hoping to get closer to the Top 4, Arsenal host Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in a match from the 13th round of the Premier League. We will take a look at this fixture in our English Premier League predictions.

For Arsenal’s manager Unai Emery the situation is getting really complicated lately. The Gunners are now 6th in the league with 17 points and without a win in their last four games. For the last time Arsenal won during their home game against Bournemouth in the beginning of October. It’s understandable why the fans are getting more and more impatient towards the Spanish manager and his work.

Arsenal’s bad form started during the loss against Sheffield United, which was followed by two draws and another loss. Before the international break the Gunners had a tough visit to Leicester City at the King Power, which they lost with 0-2. After 68 minutes of play it was a draw between these two sides before Jamie Vardy and James Maddison’s goals for the hosts.

Will Unai Emery get sacked before the end of the season? Some pundits are starting to think so. If the Gunners fail to win against Southampton, it’s not impossible to see some big changes at the club.

Southampton are already having a pretty tough season so far. At this moment the Saints are in the relegation zone of the league, having won just two matches. In their last five games Southampton won just one point and suffered four defeats.

Before the international break the Saints hosted Everton at the St. Mary’s and conceded a 1-2 defeat. Dany Ings scored five minutes after the halftime break, but the visitors secured the win with a goal from Richarlison.

In our English Premier League predictions we can make the conclusion that despite of their poor form lately, Arsenal should be strong favourites against the struggling Southampton. We think they are going to end their run without a win.