Arsenal vs AFC Bournemouth: English Premier League Match, Team News, Goal Scorers and Stats

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Time: 8:45pm
Date: Wednesday 27th February
Stadium: Emirates Stadium

Team News:

Arsenal will assess Alex Iwobi and Stephan Lichtsteiner, who are nursing respective ankle and back problems.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is available after illness, while Laurent Koscielny could start after overcoming a minor injury to play as a substitute in Sunday's win against Southampton.

Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma begins a two-match suspension for accumulating 10 bookings.

Steve Cook, Callum Wilson, David Brooks and Junior Stanislas remain sidelined.

Lewis Cook and Simon Francis are long-term absentees.


Arsenal have won seven consecutive Premier League home matches.
They have the second best home record in the division, behind Manchester City, with 11 wins and 35 points from 14 matches.
The Gunners have gone two years without losing a Premier League home fixture against a team from outside the established top six since a 2-1 defeat by Watford on 31 January 2017.
They could keep consecutive Premier League clean sheets for the first time since September.
Alexandre Lacazette could become the first Arsenal player to score in five consecutive Premier League home matches since Robin van Persie from December 2011 to March 2012.


The Cherries are on a club top-flight record run of eight consecutive away defeats, conceding at least two goals each time.
They have only once had a longer streak of away league defeats in a single season: 11 matches between December 1933 and May 1934 in the Third Division South.
Bournemouth could lose more than 10 away fixtures in a single season since 2008-09, when they suffered 11 defeats in the fourth tier.
Joshua King has scored four goals in his last five league games.
Ryan Fraser has nine assists this season but has failed to score or provide an assist in each of his last six league appearances.


Goal Scorers:

Özil (4' minutes), Mkhitaryan (27' minutes), Koscielny (47' minutes), Aubameyang (59' minutes), Lacazette (78' minutes)