Ahead of the Premier League’s weekend action, Sportsmail will be providing you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all you need to know as Swansea take on Arsenal on Tuesday evening.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is in line to make his Arsenal debut against Swansea on Tuesday evening
Swansea vs Arsenal
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Alfie Mawson scored the winner in Swansea’s last Premier League game as they beat Liverpool
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Alexandre Lacazette has scored just once in his last 12 games for Arsenal in all competitions
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Swansea City have lost four of their last five Premier League meetings with Arsenal (W1), including losing each of the last three in a row.
Carlos Carvalhal will be the seventh different Swansea manager that Arsene Wenger has faced in the Premier League, in what is the 14th meeting. Indeed, since the start of the 2011-12 season, only against Sunderland (7) has Wenger faced as many different managers against a single opponent.
The Gunners have won four of their last five Premier League away games against the Swans, losing the other in November 2014 (1-2).
Arsenal have scored in all six of their away Premier League games against Swansea – only at West Brom (12) and Birmingham (7) do they have a better 100% record.
Carlos Carvalhal will be the seventh different Swansea manager that Arsene Wenger has faced
Swansea’s two Premier League games played on a Tuesday this season have seen them lose 5-0 (vs Liverpool) and 2-0 (vs Tottenham); they were previously unbeaten on this day of the week in the Premier League (W5 D6).
The Swans beat Liverpool in their last Premier League outing, and will be looking to win back-to-back Premier League games for the first time this season.
Arsenal have only lost one of their last 34 Premier League games against the side starting that day bottom of the table (W27 D6), losing 3-4 at Blackburn in September 2011.
The Gunners have won just three of their 12 Premier League away games this season. The last time they’d won as few on the road this far into a season was 2005-06, earning their fourth away win in their 15th game.
Former Cardiff midfielder Aaron Ramsey scored in a 2-1 win over Swansea back in October
Arsenal scored four goals in the opening 22 minutes of their last Premier League game vs Crystal Palace – nine of their previous 10 goals in the competition had come after half-time.
Swansea have won seven points in their four Premier League games under Carlos Carvalhal (W2 D1 L1), two more than they’d picked up in the 12 games before his appointment (W1 D2 L9).
Danny Welbeck has had a hand in four goals in his last three Premier League starts against Swansea (three goals, one assist).
SWANSEA VS ARSENAL
Odds (subject to change)
Swansea : 6/1
Recent league form (last six games)
Swansea : W2 D2 L2
Arsenal: W2 D3 L1
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
Swansea win: 1
Arsenal win: 4