Arsenal vs Norwich City 9/11/21 Premier League Free Picks, Predictions
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Many feared that Mikel Arteta's return to the Etihad would be painful after back-to-back losses to Brentford and Chelsea, and those concerns were true on a day when everything that could go wrong went wrong for Arsenal.
The Gunners were forced to play most of the game with 10 men after Granit Xhaka was sent off - although Ferran Torres and Ilkay Gundogan had already made City 2-0 by then - and the former would score again after more goals from Rodri and Gabriel. Jesus in a Pep Guardiola masterclass.
With his work increasingly under scrutiny, Arteta is still supposed to keep his faith, even though his team is at the bottom of the Premier League table with zero points and zero goals to their credit, but the Gunners have failed to open the season with four. losses from 1923-24.
A 6-0 EFL Cup loss to a young West Bromwich Albion team represents the only ray of light of Arsenal's season so far, and they can only boast two wins in their last six league games in the Emirates, where 60,000 followers grow. most frustrated for the week.
If Arsenal couldn't find the back of the net this weekend, it would be the first time they've scored zero goals in their first four games of a league season, but Norwich is also not known for any form of defensive determination.
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Coincidentally, Norwich's highlight of the 2021-22 season so far has also been a 6-0 EFL Cup win, as the Canaries have taken on Bournemouth with complete ease amid their difficult start to life in The great moment.
Also the victim of a 5-0 beating against Man City, Norwich would open their account of the season against Leicester thanks to a penalty from Teemu Pukki, but Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton scored on both sides of the Scandinavian's shot to bring the three points back . to Carrow. Road.
To be fair, Daniel Farke's team was never supposed to make an impact against Liverpool, City or Leicester in August, but this grueling season opener didn't do wonders for morale for the 19th-ranked Canaries. .
The loss to the Foxes brought Norwich's Premier League losing streak to 13 appearances since defeating Brendan Rodgers's men in February 2020, and it hasn't been since 2012 that the Canaries won in a Premier League match in London, defeating Tottenham Hotspur 2- 1.
Arteta's Arsenal managed a 4-0 win over Norwich in the two teams' last meeting at the Emirates in July 2020, and this week's visitors have not claimed a league win away from the Gunners since a win by 4-2 at Highbury in August 1992. their first game in Premier League history.
In what has been jokingly called a relegation battle, Norwich could travel to the Emirates with optimism about their chances of a concussion given their hosts' disastrous start to the season. However, Arsenal are ready to welcome a much-needed trio of players again, with the returns of White and Gabriel undoubtedly key, and we're backing the Gunners to ease the pressure on Arteta's shoulders with a win. league debut and a league clean sheet. season.
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