Arsenal v Southampton - JG Preview

Theo Walcott
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: Southampton
Manager: Ronald Koeman
Club colours: Red and white strips, black shorts, red socks
Nickname: 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 Pelle
The bulky Italian striker is a real handful for defenders. His physical frame makes him dangerous in the box - especially in the air.