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Arsenal will host Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday, October 18.
Ahead of the game, Paul Merson has made his prediction on SportsKeeda.
“I’ve been really impressed with Crystal Palace and the way Patrick Vieira has got them playing in the Premier League this season. If I was a Palace fan, I’d definitely be really excited! They were 2-0 down against Leicester City, but they dug in, made a few good substitutions and got right back into the game.
“In terms of putting away their chances, though, they haven’t done so efficiently and will have to do so to get a result against Arsenal. Vieira is set to get an unbelievable reception at the Emirates Stadium, it’s going to be a really good occasion.
“It’s a hard game, but I still fancy Arsenal to edge this one out. I’ve always said that if Arsenal keep their main XI fit, they’ll have a chance of finishing in the top four. If they win their next two games, they are suddenly at the top end of the Premier League standings, so this is a game they should look to win at all costs.”
Prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Crystal Palace