Southampton v Arsenal - JG Preview

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The Gunners take on Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday in their Premier League fixture.

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Southampton Full name: Southampton
Manager: Ronald Koeman
Club colours: Red and white strips, black shorts, red socks
Nickname:The Saints


Three facts about Southampton:
Arsenal have lost just one of their last 11 Premier League games against Southampton (W6 D4 L1).
Arsenal have only ever lost one Barclays Premier League match on Boxing Day (W12 D5 L1).
Southampton have picked up just one point in their last five Premier League matches (D1 L4).


Graziano Pelle SouthamptonStar Man: Graziano Pelle
The bulky Italian striker can be cause mayhem for defenders due to his physical presence. He will need to be closesly watched by Arsenal's back four in the box.