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Arsenal vs. Everton Predicted Lineup, Injury News and Tactical Insights GW5

Arsenal vs. Everton Predicted Lineup, Injury News and Tactical Insights GW5

Everton vs. Arsenal is yet another big game in this week’s round of fixtures. Arsenal would be looking to build on their 3-1 win against Man United while Everton would be hoping to get their first win of the Premier League season.

It promises to be an exciting matchup. In this article, we’d be looking at the predicted lineups of both sides, injury updates and the tactical analysis.

Arsenal vs. Everton Tactical Analysis

Tactical Analysis for Arsenal:

Arsenal may seek to capitalize on their strengths. They possess a penchant for creating opportunities for long-range shots, potentially testing the Everton goalkeeper from a distance. This resilient side has demonstrated an impressive ability to mount comebacks, remaining steadfast even when trailing.

Arsenal’s defensive solidity in set-piece situations could prove advantageous, while their possession-oriented, short-passing style is likely to dominate the game’s tempo. Expect them to explore the opposition’s defense through well-timed through balls, focusing on maintaining control in Everton’s half.

Arsenal’s tactical approach tends to be non-aggressive in pressing, emphasizing disciplined positioning and defensive shape.

Tactical Analysis for Everton:

In contrast, Everton may adopt a different tactical playbook. They are proficient in shooting from direct free kicks, potentially posing a threat from set-piece situations. Everton’s forte lies in their effectiveness during counter-attacks, with the capacity to exploit gaps in Arsenal’s defense during transitions.

Their prowess in attacking set pieces and the willingness to attempt crosses regularly might feature prominently in their strategy. Everton prioritizes width in their play, aiming to stretch Arsenal’s defense using the wide areas of the pitch. They are not shy about taking a high number of shots, putting Arsenal’s goalkeeper to the test.

Everton has also demonstrated an ability to create scoring chances, particularly in the final third.

In essence, this upcoming match is poised to showcase Arsenal’s emphasis on possession and controlling the game in Everton’s territory, with a focus on through balls and patient buildup. Conversely, Everton might leverage their set-piece proficiency, counter-attacks, and wide play to generate goal-scoring opportunities.

Arsenal Injury News

Arsenal still have some notable absentees:

  • Thomas Partey – Groin injury / Mid October 2023
  • Mohamed Elneny – Knee injury / Late September 2023
  • Jurrien Timber – Knee injury / Late January 2024

Everton Injury News

Everton also have some injuries they are dealing with going into gameweek 5. Here is their injury news and update:

  • Seamus Coleman – Knee injury / Early October 2023
  • Jack Harrison – Injured / A few weeks
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – Head injury / Doubtful
  • Dele Alli – Hip injury / Unknown
  • André Gomes – Calf injury / Doubtful

Arsenal vs. Everton Predicted Lineup Gameweek 5

After looking at their injury problems and examining the tactical side of things, here’s how we expect Arsenal to lineup versus Everton.


Goalkeeper: Ramsdale

Defenders: Ben White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko

Midfielders: Odegaard, Rice, Havertz

Forwards: Saka, Jesus, Martinelli

This is how we expect Arsenal to lineup this week against Everton. Very similar to the way they setup against Man United the only difference being Jesus in for Nketiah.

Everton predicted lineup vs. Arsenal gameweek 5

Everton on the other hand, could lineup against Arsenal this way:


Goalkeeper: Pickford

Defenders: Patterson, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Young

Midfielders: Garner, Gueye, Onana, Danjuma, Doucoure

Forwards: Beto

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