Aston Villa vs Arsenal, Premier League Gameweek 21: Open Thread

Arsenal have an opportunity to move back to the top of the Premier League table today in a match against strugglers Aston Villa. Despite the Villans beating Arsenal on the opening day of the season, the Gunners have gone from strength to strength, but Aston Villa will want to reverse the trend of their poor home form.

For viewers in the United States, today’s match between Aston Villa and Arsenal kicks off at 3pm ET on NBCSN. Pre-match coverage on NBC begins at 2pm ET.

Starting line-ups:

Aston Villa: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Luna, El Ahmadi, Westwood, Delph, Agbonlahor, Benteke

Subs: Steer, Sylla, Bacuna, Tonev, Helenius, Weimann, Albrighton

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Wilshere, Flamini, Cazorla, Ozil, Gnabry, Giroud

Subs: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Gibbs, Rosicky, Podolski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ju-Young Park

Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.


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