Sunderland will be hosting Arsenal a week after a thrashing by Southampton.Both teams have not had the best of their runs this season as Arsenal have won only two games out of 8 matches.Both teams will be looking to redeem their premier league campaigns.

Sunderland will be missing Antony reveillere,Sebastian coates,Emmanuele Giachierini,Billy jones and Ricky alvarez who are all injured.Jack wilshere will be out suspended while Wojciech szczesny returns after championns lague suspension.Out with injuries are Laurent koscienly,Oliver giroud,Mathieu debuchy,Yaya sanogo,David ospina,Abou diaby and Mesut ozil.Theo walcott is not expected to feature today despite playing for Arsenal under 21's last week..

Key match stats
Sunderland have scored 15 own goals since 2010-2011 season
Arsenal are looking to win 4 PL away games in arow againist sunderland for the 1st time
Arsenal need 2 more goals to become the 2nd team after (man united) to score 1500 PL goals.
Only 2 Pl teams have kept a cleansheet after coceeding 8= goals in a preceeding fixture.
If Arsenal fail to win it will be their worst performance   after 9 games in Wengers era.
If Arsenal lose they will have half the number of goals they had at this stage last season.