The basic facts about match between Arsenal vs Newcastle
- 11 home matches of Arsenal against Newcastle have been won across all comps and kept 28 cleans sheets against Newcastle in the Premier League more than any other of their opponents.
- Newcastle have won just one of their last ten first league game of the new year (D2 L7), which was a 1-0 result against Stoke in 2018.
- Arsenal lost 2-1 to Manchester City in their first game of 2022 and are hoping to avoid losing back-to-back matches at this juncture for the first time since the 1995/96 years, when they were beaten by Newcastle.
- Newcastle boss Eddie Howe has never beaten Arsenal away from home, with six losses from his last six meetings.
Arsenal and Newcastle have had amazing starts to the 2022/23 season, with the Gunners currently still leading on top of premier league table while the Magpies are in contention for Champions League football. At Present in first spot, with a seven-point lead over current champions Manchester City, Mikel Arteta’s side will hope to extend that lead role as they prepare to welcome Newcastle for their first league game of 2023.
The hosts come into this game having managed to survive six-goal thriller against West Brom, during which they went from 3-0 up to conceding two goals, but Arteta’s wonderful team did just enough to pick up to their 14th victory of the season and head into 2023 on top of the table. Currently, Arsenal has 43 points from their first 16 games, which has many of their legions of fans dreaming that this maybe could be the year the team ends a long awaiting Premier League title.
Certainly, there’s still plenty of games to be played, meaning that Arsenal has a lot of work to do from now and May as anything is possible. Newcastle, for their part, were held to a frustrating scoreless draw with Leeds last time out, but the Magpies have been one of the biggest revelations this season and certainly have what it takes to cause Arsenal quite a bit of worries as the two teams prepare to meet on Tuesday.
Meanwhile Arsenal have done well to keep 28 clean sheets against Newcastle which is more than any other of their opponents, they did lose 2-0 in the two sides meeting back in May.
Furthermore, Newcastle is unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League games extending back to August but will hope to overturn a frustrating hoodoo that has seen them lose in their last 11 trips to the Emirates.