Chelsea vs Arsenal – Sunday 17th September 2017 – 13:30 - Sky Sports Football


Chelsea are 3/4 with Alvaro Morata at 3/1 to score first.

Chelsea face Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, in the first match of Super Sunday.

The Blues come into this match in excellent form, having hammered Karabakh in the Champions League.

Pedro (5) gave Chelsea the lead early in the first half, with the Spaniard scoring from twenty yards out.

Davide Zappacosta scored an absolute stunner on the half-hour mark (30), collecting the ball in his own half and striking past Sehic.

Cezar Azpilicueta made it 3-0 in the second half (55), with Tiemoue Bakayoko (71) making it 4-0 16 minutes later.

Michy Batshuayi made it 5-0 five minutes later (76), before Medvedev scored an unfortunate own goal just six minutes later (82).

Pressure Lifted  

Antonio Conte will be looking to continue his sides winning sequence, with four successive wins in all competitions.

They won the Premier League in style last season, but their opening day defeat against Burnley was a shock.

This is another tough fixture for Chelsea, with Arsenal desperate to prove their title credentials.

Chelsea have lost the last two matches against Arsenal, both in the FA Cup and Community Shield.


Blues Favourites

Chelsea come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the odds.

The Blues will be looking to win this fixture, but they will have another tough opponent in the form of Arsenal.

Chelsea are looking for their 58th win in 171 matches against Arsenal.

Huge Challenge

The Gunners come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Cologne, a great result for Wenger's men.

This match was delayed for an hour due to crowd disturbances, due to 20,000 Cologne fans travelling to London.

Jhon Cordoba (9) gave the visitors the lead early in the match, the worst possible start for Arsenal.

The Gunners began the second half strongly, with Sead Kolasinac's fierce left footed volley levelling the score (49).

Alexis Sanchez proved his class, scoring a stunning curling effort to give them a vital lead (67).

Full back Hector Bellerin made it 3-1 nine minutes from time (81), following up on Theo Walcott's initial effort.


Title Contenders?

Arsenal have had a tough start to the season, with defeats against Stoke and Liverpool leaving them in crisis.

They have recorded back to back wins against Bournemouth and Cologne, but this is a huge match.

The Gunners go into this match 11th in the Premier League, with six points from their opening four games.

This is a crucial match for Arsenal, especially if they want to prove that they are title contenders.

Gunners Underdogs

Arsene Wenger's side come into this match as underdogs, with home advantage proving to be decisive.

This will be a tough match for the Gunners, despite historically holding a narrow historical advantage over Chelsea.

Arsenal will be looking for their third Premier League victory over Chelsea in six matches.

Arsenal are 100/30 with Alexandre Lacazette, Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez all at 6/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Sanchez to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 12/1

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