Arsenal plays host to West Brom at the Emirates Stadium on Apr. 21 at 2.45 p.m. EST. The Gunners are struggling at the moment, and desperately need to hold on to fourth place in the Premier League if they want to play Champions League football next season. Can they get the win they need? Click for the live stream to find out!
Arsenal has been struggling over the finish line as their title challenge crumbled in the last few months of the season and they dropped from second to fourth. Now they have to look over their shoulder to make sure they hold onto 4th spot for that last remaining Champions League, which makes their clash against West Brom on Apr. 21 crucial for next season’s plans. Click down to watch the live stream!
With their biggest threat for fourth, Manchester United winning against Crystal Palace 2-0 on Apr. 20, the gap is now just one point between the Premier League giants. The pressure is on Arsenal to win and extend the gap to a 4-point cushion. But it won’t be easy against a stubborn West Brom team who will likely make life difficult for Arsene Wenger‘s men and play with 10-men behind the ball.
Arsenal’s blip in the last few months, which effectively cost the Premier League preseason title favorites the championship, has left to many sections of their fans unhappy with their coach Arsene’s decisions. Some have even called for his 20-year tenure as the boss to come to an end.
For this reason, for the first time ever, tickets went on general sale for this game as the Arsenal faithful think with their wallets and won’t pay for the expensive tickets, that are some of the highest in world football. If there team isn’t getting the results, why should they pay?
In the game earlier in the season, Arsenal suffered a surprising defeat — losing 2-1 at the Hawthorns. They had gone 1-goal up, but as has been the story of the season they capitulated and ended up losing when it looked like they should’ve won.
For that reason, you would think Arsenal will go for West Brom’s throats and go for a convincing win in retaliation. But we’ll just have to wait and see!
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