JG Preview: Southampton v Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain v Southampton

Arsenal travel to the south coast on Wednesday night to take on Southampton in the Premier League.

You can find out more about our latest opponents below:   


Southampton Football Club The SaintsFull name: Southampton Football Club
Manager: Claude Puel
Club colours: Red, white and black
Nickname: The Saints


Three facts about Southampton:

  • Southampton are looking to win three consecutive home league matches against Arsenal for the first time since 1985.
  • Southampton have failed to score in three of their last four home Premier League, the exception being a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace.
  • Southampton have managed just 10 shots on target across their last five Premier League games and recorded none against Liverpool in the 0-0 draw on Sunday. 


Fraser Forster SouthamptonStar man: Fraser Forster


The England international goalkeeper has a formidable record of turning up against the Gunners when he is most-needed. With his big frame and ability to make impressive reaction saves, he will prove to be a stern test for Arsenal's attackers.