Sunderland v Arsenal preview: Ozil travels despite Illness, Mertesacker Ruled Out - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After two weeks of Premier League hiatus, Arsenal are back into action as they visit Stadium of Light to face a struggling Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.
The Gunners are heading into this match on the back of two successive victories against Fulham and Tottenham respectively. In their last match, they earned a moral boosting 1-0 victory in the North London derby against their bitter rivals Tottenham. Manager Arsene Wenger will be hoping for nothing less than another full three points against Paolo Di Canio’s side on Saturday.
Sunderland on the other hand are struggling miserably. The Black Cats are sitting joint-bottom of the Premier League after suffering a 3-1 defeat against Ian Holloway’s Crystal Palace in their last match. Surely, Di Canio will be hoping for a strong response at home from his boys against the Gunners.
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