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Arsenal v Southampton - JG Preview

Theo Walcott

 The Gunners take on Southampton at Emirates Stadium in the Premier League.

You can find out more about their opponents below:

 

Southampton Full name: SouthamptonManager: Ronald KoemanClub colours: Red and white strips, black shorts, red socksNickname: The Saints

 

Three facts about Southampton:

  • Arsene Wenger has come up against Ronald Koeman on 10 occasions as Arsenal manager, winning just two of those matches (D4 L4).
  • Alexis Sanchez has scored in both of his appearances against Southampton at the Emirates Stadium for Arsenal.
  • Southampton have won just one of their last 21 away trips to Arsenal, but that came under Koeman in the Capital One Cup (W1 D5 L15).

 

Graziano Pelle SouthamptonStar man: Graziano PelleThe bulky Italian striker is a real handful for defenders. His physical frame makes him dangerous in the box - especially in the air.