The Premier League is back in action with another set of matches this weekend as West Ham United lock horns with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side in an important encounter at the London Stadium on Sunday.
West Ham United (also known as West Ham, West Ham Utd or WHU) and Arsenal (commonly referred to as Arsenal FC) meet again a month after the Premier League match which West Ham United won 0-2. West Ham United are aproaching the match after a defeat from Manchester United on February 4 not being able to win for 6 straight games. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.
Arsenal, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 3 straight games against Liverpool, Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace, however, Arsenal have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive away matches now.
West Ham United have lost to Manchester United in their previous match while Arsenal are on a winning streak – they have won Liverpool, Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace in their previous 3 matches. Overall, West Ham United have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5, while Arsenal have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 2.
West Ham United have lost twice (3-0 against Manchester United on 4th of February and 1-0 against Bristol City on 17th of January) and drew 4 times (1-1 against Bournemouth on 2nd of February, 2-2 against Sheffield United on 21st of January, 1-1 against Bristol City on 7th of January and 0-0 against Brighton on 3rd of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Arsenal have won 3 times (3-1 against Liverpool on 5th of February, 1-2 against Nottingham Forest on 31st of January and 5-0 against Crystal Palace on 20th of January) and lost 3 times (0-2 against Liverpool on 8th of January, 2-1 against Fulham on 31st of December and 0-2 against West Ham United on 29th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
West Ham United and Arsenal have met 6 times since December 2021. West Ham United have won twice, 1 match ended in a draw while Arsenal have won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on December 29, 2023 at the Premier League of England where West Ham United won 0-2. West Ham United have scored 9 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Arsenal have scored 10.