Newcastle Vs Arsenal Head To Head Stats And Records. Reports suggest that Allan Saint-Maximin has returned to training after his hamstring injury. Newcastle will monitor his progress as they consider selecting him for the upcoming match. Eddie Howe, the head coach, confirmed Sean Longstaff’s uncertain participation due to a foot issue but expressed hope that the team’s minor concerns won’t significantly impact their performance.
Arsenal will check Gabriel’s fitness before the match as he was injured and substituted during their win against Chelsea. Takehiro Tomiyasu and Mohamed Elneny are expected to be absent for an extended period.
Newcastle Vs Arsenal Head To Head Record
Newcastle aims to win three consecutive Premier League home games against Arsenal for the first time since 1996. In January, The Magpies secured a 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium. They have the potential to avoid losing in both of their Premier League encounters with Arsenal in a single season. This is a feat they have not achieved since 2010-11.
Arsenal holds the record for the highest number of clean sheets kept against a single opponent in the history of the competition, having secured 29 clean sheets against Newcastle in the Premier League.
Total Matches Played: 190
Arsenal Won: 83
Newcastle Won: 68
About Newcastle Vs Arsenal Rivalry
The return of Newcastle United to the Premier League promises to reignite their rivalry with Arsenal. Both teams will battle for glory. Arsenal has many rivalries in the league, including local skirmishes with Tottenham and clashes against Manchester United during Arsène Wenger vs. Sir Alex Ferguson era. The competition between Eddie Howe’s efforts to bring Champions League football back to St. James’ Park after a two-decade hiatus and Mikel Arteta’s guidance in steering the Gunners back into Europe’s premier competition sets the stage for an intriguing rivalry between the two sides.
Since their first meeting in 1893, Arsenal and Newcastle United have played against each other 190 times in various competitions. Arsenal won 83 times while Newcastle United emerged victorious on 68 occasions, and there were 39 draws (Data correct as of May 7, 2023). Over the years, Newcastle has produced notable results against Arsenal, creating an intense rivalry between the two clubs. In the early days of the Premier League, Newcastle had a favorable record against the Gunners until Wenger arrived in North London in 1996. His arrival transformed Arsenal into a formidable force at the top flight resulting in just one defeat for him in his first ten Premier League encounters against Newcastle United.
One of Arsenal’s most memorable victories against Newcastle was in 2002 at St. James’ Park, featuring one of the greatest goals in Premier League history. Dutch player Dennis Bergkamp spun and finished exceptionally against Nikos Dabizas and Shay Given, showcasing sublime skill that left fans in awe (assuming it was intentional). Newcastle had solid results against Arsenal under managers like Bobby Robson and Graeme Souness, only suffering one defeat at home during Premier League action from 2002 to 2008.
However, Alan Pardew’s tenure saw the most memorable encounters between these two teams. The thrilling 4-4 draw at home in 2011 and high-scoring 7-3 victory for Arsenal in 2012 etched themselves into their rivalry’s annals.