Arsenal host Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday (Watch live, 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com) as two London rivals collide.
Seven points separate Chelsea and Arsenal in the table, with the Blues in third and Arsenal in sixth. The duo met in both the FA Cup final last season and the FA Community Shield at Wembley at the start of this season with the Gunners prevailing on both occasions.
There was a 0-0 draw between these two teams in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge back in September, while Antonio Conte’s men are in fine form heading into this game with just one defeat in their last 13 PL games.
In team news Arsenal, Mesut Ozil returns for the Gunners with Rob Holding and Ainsley Maitland-Niles also coming into the starting lineup.
Chelsea start Eden Hazard just off Alvaro Morata with Cesc Fabregas, N’Golo Kante and Tiemoue Bakayoko in central midfield.