Chelsea have another shot at extending their dominant lead at the top of the Premier League when they host a reeling Arsenal side at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
The Gunners come into the game off the back of a shocking Deadline Day loss to Walter Mazzarri’s Watford side, who grabbed two early goals to seal a second win at The Emirates in two seasons, despite Alex Iwobi scoring to give manager Arsene Wenger, watching from the stands, hope.
The Frenchman will again be in the expensive seats in west London, serving the third of his four match touchline ban after pushing the fourth official in Arsenal’s clash with Burnley.
Antonio Conte’s side stretched their lead at the top of the league to nine points when they drew at Anfield on Tuesday, and have the chance to get a tighter grip on the Premier League title when they face the Gunners.
The Blues will be keen to avenge a 3-0 defeat in the reverse fixture earlier this season, and the Italian boss will be looking for Pedro to continue his fine form.
Meanwhile Wenger will be hoping that the goalscorer from Tuesday, Alex Iwobi can put in another performance and upstage the champions elect, but how do the two stack up? Take a look…