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

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By Naveen Ullal | December 8, 2013 11:13 PM EST

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Arsenal take on Everton in the Premier League at the Emirates on Sunday.

Where to Watch Live

Kick-off is set for 4pm GMT. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD. Radio commentary of the game will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live. Catch the highlights of the game on Match of the Day 2 on BBC One and BBC One HD at 10:30pm GMT.

Overview

Arsenal come into this game after a 2-0 midweek win over Hull City. Arsene Wenger fielded Nicklas Bendtner in place of Olivier Giroud in the starting lineup and the Dane scored the Gunners' first goal in the opening minutes.

The north London side's lead was doubled by Mesut Ozil in the second half as the Gunners sealed a comfortable home victory. Arsenal have won the last four games at the Emirates in all competitions.

Meanwhile, Everton enter this fixture after a narrow 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Bryan Oviedo scored the only goal of the match in the final quarter of the game as Roberto Martinez guided the Toffees to a rare away win over the Premier League champions.

Everton's latest victory puts them fifth in the league table with 27 points from 14 games, trailing fourth place Manchester City by two points. Meanwhile, Arsenal are on top of the league table with 34 points.

What the Managers Say

Arsene Wenger: "They have just come out of a win against Manchester United. We are lucky this season a little bit, because there is always a big warning before we play these teams they have exceptional results. That keeps us on our toes. We know for us it is a big game."

Roberto Martinez: "Arsenal deserve a lot of respect because if you win 11 of your first 14 games, you are the outstanding team in the competition. We are looking at ourselves to try to use this as a terrific test to see how quickly we can improve and challenge these sides."

Team Form

Arsenal

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): W W W W L
  • Last Result: Arsenal 2-0 Hull City

Everton

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): W W D D D
  • Last Result: Manchester United 0-1 Everton

Team News

Arsenal

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

Probable Lineup: Szczesny; Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Arteta, Flamini; Walcott, Özil, Ramsey; Giroud

Everton

  • Injured: Leighton Baines (toe), Arouna Kone (knee), Darron Gibson (knee)
  • Doubtful: N/A
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Howard; Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Oviedo; McCarthy, Barry; Mirallas, Barkley, Pienaar; Lukaku

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