Arsenal v Hull City, Premier League: Where to Watch Live, Preview and Team News

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By IBTimes Staff Reporter | December 5, 2013 3:46 AM EST

Arsenal play host to giant killers Hull City on Wednesday as the Gunners look to keep their four point lead at the top of the table intact.

Where to Watch Live

Kick-off is set for 7:45pm GMT. Catch the highlights of the game on Match of the Day on BBC One and BBC One HD at 10:35pm GMT.

Overview

Arsenal are clear favourites going into the game, having won their last two games convincingly against Southampton and Cardiff City. The Gunners are four points clear at the top of the table and with both Chelsea and Manchester City faced with easier fixtures in the run-in, need to capitalise and collect as many points as they can from sides in the bottom half of the league before facing the likes of Everton, City and Chelsea in close succession this month.

Their last game against Cardiff ended in a 3-0 win for the north London club where Aaron Ramsey, returning to his former club, scored a brace while Mathieu Flamini added his first of the season. That win will have been a massive boost for the Gunners having succeeded in a place where both Manchester clubs dropped points, boosting their confidence as they look to launch their first genuine fight for the Premier League title in over six years.

Hull will be buoyant after their 3-1 win over Liverpool last weekend but will know that they face a completely different test against a rampaging Arsenal side who have been playing the best football in the league this season. The Tigers will take heart from the fact that they have had the better of the Gunners four years back when they came from being a goal down to taking three crucial points at the Emirates, something which saved them from relegation at the end.

What the Managers Say

Arsene Wenger: "We are in a good position. It is early yet, but if we can remain focused and consistent the way we have been so far, I will be happy."

Steve Bruce: "We knew from the start of the season we'd be underdogs. We were favourites in many people's eyes to go down and that's normal for a team coming up from the Championship. But we've been very consistent and played to a level that has given us a chance. We can't have many off days and we certainly can't have one on Wednesday."

Form Guide

Arsenal

  • Form guide (all competitions, most recent first): W W W L W
  • Last Result:  Cardiff City 0-3 Arsenal

Hull City

  • Form guide (all competitions, most recent first): W L L W D
  • Last Result: Hull City 3-1 Liverpool

Team Guide

Arsenal

  • Injured: Abou Diaby (knee), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee), Bacary Sagna (hamstring), Lukas Podolski (hamstring),Yaya Sanogo ( back)
  • Doubtful:N/A
  • Suspended:N/A

Probable Line-Up: Szczesny; Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Arteta, Flamini; Walcott, Cazorla, Ramsey; Giroud.

Hull City

  • Injured: Sone Aluko (Achilles), Paul McShane (hamstring), Stephen Quinn (hamstring)
  • Doubtful:N/A
  • Suspended: Curtis Davies

Probable Line-Up: McGregor; Elmohamady, Chester, Bruce, Figueroa; Huddlestone; Koren, Livermore, Boyd; Meyler, Sagbo.

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