The boys take on Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
You can find out more about our opponents below:
Sunderland Full name: Sunderland Association Football Club
Manager: Gus Poyet
Club colours: Red and white shirts, black shorts, black socks
Nickname: The Black Cats
Three facts about Sunderland:
- Sunderland have only won one Premier League game this season and come into the game on the back of an 8-0 defeat away at Southampton.
- The Black Cats and Arsenal have the joint-highest number of draws in the Premier League with five each.
- Arsenal have not lost to Sunderland in 10 league games, with the most recent victory including a superb solo goal from Tomas Rosicky.
Sebastian Larsson SunderlandSTAR MAN
Sunderland are averaging just one goal a game this season but when they have found the net, the former Gunner has been heavily involved. Larsson has a goal and two assists already and his crossing is deadly. Sunderland have a tall squad and Arsenal have struggled to defend set-pieces so far this season, so the Gunners will need to address that problem quickly if they want to keep the home side at bay.
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