Watford vs Arsenal: The Gunners are in a commanding position in the Premier League’s top-four race, but three points are a must nonetheless when they visit at Vicarage Road on Sunday (Watch live at 9 am ET, on USA Network and online via NBCSports.com).
Though they currently sit 6th in the Premier League table, Mikel Arteta and Co., trail 4th-place Manchester United and 5th-place West Ham United by two and zero points, respectively, with three fewer games played than both sides. Sunday’s short trip across London won’t see them make up any of those games in hand, but it could see them leapfrog their way into the top-four with Manchester City and Liverpool posing formidable threats to the Red Devils and Hammers. The path to 4th and a return to the UEFA Champions League hasn’t been this straightforward since Arsene Wenger left Arsenal in the summer of 2018.
Watford, on the other side, hold none of the cards in the relegation battle. The Hornets sit 19th in the table, three points adrift of safety, having already played more games than both of the sides directly above them. Ismaila Sarr, once the powerful ace up
Xisco’s Claudio Ranieri’s Roy Hodgson’s sleeve, is injured again and unavailable for Sunday, taking not only five goals and one assist (in 16 appearances) with him, but also the spark and creativity that immediately shocked Watford back to life upon his return from international duty. The Hornets will likely new a few massive upsets down the stretch to stay up. Sunday is first/next chance.
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Here is everything you need to know ahead of Watford vs Arsenal this Sunday with team news, odds, stream link and more.
Watford team news, injuries, lineup (INJURY REPORT)
OUT: Ismaila Sarr (thigh), Nicolas Nkoulou (thigh)
🚨 𝗧𝗘𝗔𝗠 𝗡𝗘𝗪𝗦 🚨
— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) March 6, 2022
Arsenal team news, injuries, lineup
OUT: Takehiro Tomiyasu (calf)
📋 Team news from Vicarage Road…
We're unchanged from Thursday's win over Wolves ✅
COME ON YOU GUNNERS! #WATARS
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) March 6, 2022
How to watch Watford vs Arsenal live, stream link and start time
Kickoff: 9 am ET Sunday
TV: USA Network
Online: Stream via NBCSports.com