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Arsenal v Sunderland - JG Preview

The Gunners take on Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on Saturday in their Premier League fixture.

You can find out more about their opponents below:

 

Sunderland Full name: SunderlandManager: Sam AllardyceClub colours: Red and white striped shirt, black shorts, red socksNickname:Black Cats

 

Three facts about Sunderland:

  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 11 top-flight clashes with Sunderland (W7 D4) and have suffered defeat in just one of the last 23 versus them.
  • Allardyce has lost seven successive Premier League games against Arsenal and hasn’t beaten the Gunners in the competition since May 2010 (Blackburn 2-1 Arsenal).
  • French striker Olivier Giroud has had a hand in five goals in his five Premier League appearances against Sunderland (three goals, two assists).

 

Seb Larsson SunderlandStar man: Seb Larsson The former Gunner is one of the main creators in the Black Cats midfield. Larsson is very dangerous from set-pieces and is known to trouble defenders with his technical ability.