After a fateful weekend, Monday the 18th can never go unnoticed as to the spotlight is a top Premier league showdown that features The Gunners face to face with The Eagles at the Emirates Stadium. Here is the analysis together with other top clashes across different leagues as Alaves engage Betis while Venezia lock horns with Fiorentina and then Alanyaspor play out Kayserispor.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
A really exciting encounter in the England's top flight league where Arsenal play home to Crystal Palace side. It is actually a new challenge to Mikel Arteta who at first beat all odds to ensure his side are on the current right track. Going forward, the Gunners will consequently not entertain any efforts to drag them behind as they rise to this occasion in high spirits looking for nothing else other than a win.
Bearing in ming how madly will Arsenal be chasing a win then we anticipate a great display that will definitely put Arteta to the task. They are in a fine form unbeaten in the last 5 games having won 4 of them. However, with only 3 points partying ways between these two sides, the home side ought to be careful not to fall in the hands of a resilient Crystal Palace side who edged Leicester on an unprecedented 2-2 draw.
Alaves vs Betis
Real Betis are far much the superior side going into this Matchday 9 of the Spain's Laliga to meet a struggling Alaves side. With only three points garnered so far in the 2021/2022 campaign the hosts are battling it out at the relegation zone and their chances of winning today remain very slim.
A loss to Alaves will without doubt continue to spell doom of their future endeavors with a win for Betis definitely mean future prospects. Apparently, this it will be an easy task for the visitors to penetrate past the opponents here.
Real Betis smack on at the middle of the table taking on 10th position with 12 points and a win for them will ensure a highly anticipated return to their usual top form after they succumbed a 2-0 loss to Villarreal halting their impressive 7 match unbeaten run.
Venezia vs Fiorentina
The round of 8 of the Italian Serie A will see 8th placed Fiorentina who have 12 points in 7 games travel to face off a 19th standing Venezia side who have managed only 5 points. The favourites, Fiorentina would wish to get back to winning ways after Napoli hammered them 2 goals to 1 in their most recent match which meant to severe losses in just 3 games as Inter had previously outshined them. This serves an ideal opportunity for them to ultimately utilize to their benefit.
It's not been one of the best run of performance for the hosts especially many challenges at the defense line which in the recent late has been leaky. However, they seem to be strategizing on the backline eminent from their recent displays and could possibly cause a turn of events today.
Alanyaspor vs Kayserispor
The Turkish Super Lig welcomes a top contest that features two close rivals where Alanyaspor battles it out with Kayserispor for the round of nine. It's been a relatively good season for this two but ostensibly Alanyaspor stand the biggest chance given they are not only ahead with 3 points but also have dominated in the head to head stats. Of the last 7 played together, the home side Alanyaspor have amazingly won 5 of them with two producing a draw hence unbeaten in all. It will be no surprise to see them again winning today's fixture comfortably.
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