It has been a forgettable season for Huddersfield as they have managed to win only two matches all season, and have a tough game against Arsenal next.
Huddersfield are currently at the bottom of the Premier League, while the Gunners are coming off a defeat against the reigning champions Manchester City.
Huddersfield vs Arsenal – Team News
Jan Siewert has a number of injury concerns to deal with as midfielders Danny Williams and Emile Mbenza are unavailable.
While Jonathan Hogg has a small chance of making it into the side, the likes of Abdelhamid Sabiri and Chris Lowe are expected to sit it out due to lack of match fitness and illness respectively.
Unai Emery has a real headache from the defensive front. Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding will miss the rest of the season, and centre back Sokratis Papastathopoulos has also been sidelined with an ankle injury, which is set to keep him out until March.
Shkodran Mustafi has a head injury, while Laurent Koscielny is down with an illness. Both the players are set to be assessed before the match.
In the midfield department, Granit Xhaka, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ainsley Maitland-Niles will be assessed before the match, and their involvement is touch and go.
To add to Emery’s worries, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also down with an illness. However, he might be back in time for the clash against Huddersfield.
Huddersfield Town vs Arsenal – Predicted Lineups
Huddersfield Predicted Lineup: Lossl, Smith, Kongolo, Schindler, Durm, Billing, Bacuna, Mooy, Kachunga, Diakhaby, Pritchard.
Arsenal Predicted Lineup: Leno, Lichtsteiner, Mavropanos, Monreal, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Torreira, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Lacazette.
Huddersfield Town vs Arsenal – Key Players
Aaron Mooy will be a key figure for the Terriers as they’ll look to control proceedings in the midfield. Jonas Lossl might have a busy game as well, and cannot afford to make any mistakes.
With Aubameyang a doubt, the onus will be on Lacazette to lead the line for the Gunners and get into the goalscoring act.
In midfield, Lucas Torreira will be key as Arsenal will want to recycle possession quickly and move forward.
Huddersfield Town vs Arsenal – Odds
Huddersfield Town Win: 5.75
Arsenal Win: 1.60