Premier League: Arsenal v Cardiff: betting preview, team news and tip
Alexandre Lacazette can net first for Gunners on emotional evening for Cardiff
It will be an emotional evening for Cardiff as they play their first game since the shocking disappearance of record signing Emiliano Sala.
The Bluebirds slipped into the relegation zone after a 3-0 loss at Newcastle while Manchester City are the only team to win at Arsenal in the league this season.
The Gunners have major injury problems in defence but put in a slick performance to beat Chelsea 2-0 in their last league game.
Alexandre Lacazette scored a cracking opener against the Blues and the bustling striker notched the winner in the Gunners’ 3-2 win at Cardiff in September.
A Lacazette first goalscorer
1pt each-way 7-2 bet365
Sokratis and Laurent Koscielny join Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck on the sidelines. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has returned to training.
Sean Morrison is recovering from a burst appendix.
21 of Alexandre Lacazette’s 27 goals for Arsenal have been scored at home.
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