Arsenal is one of the three top contender of Premier League which won the league title three times. Their last EPL season was almost successful. But unfortunately they failed to claim the title. After the season end, they have started their pre season tour. Already they have made three matches where won twice and drawn one. Now, they are scheduled to play their fourth pre season friendly match against Norwegian professional club Viking.
# Game Details:
- Game Between – Arsenal Vs Viking FK [Highlights video to published after the match]
- Event Type – Club Friendly
- Game Time – 19:30 (BST)
- Date – 5th August, 2016
- Day – Friday
# Arena Details: The upcoming match between Arsenal and Viking FK will be staged at Viking Stadion which is situated in Jattavagen, Stavanger. It is also the home ground of Viking. It was founded in 1st May, 2004 and spent almost € 20 million to build it. It has 16,600 seats capacity.
# Head To Head: The Dark Blues did not play with the Gunners before. So, upcoming match will be their first match.
- Total Played – 0
# Possible Line Up of the Gunners: David Ospina (GK), Rob Holding (DF), Calum Chambers (DF), Hector Bellerin (DF), Nacho Monreal (DF), Alex Oxlade Chamberlain (MF), Granit Xhaka (MF), Francis Coquelin (MF), Santi Cazorla (MF), Alex Iwobi (FW), Theo Walcott (FW).
# Pattern: 4 – 4 – 2
# Possible Line Up of the Dark Blues: Iven Austbo (GK), Karol Mets (DF), Kristoffer Haugen (DF), Julian Ryerson (DF), Claes Kronberg (DF), Andre Danielsen (MF & Captain), Michael Haukas (MF), Daniel Sverrisson (MF), Abdisalam Ibrahim (MF), Mathias Bringaker (FW), Samuel Adegbenro (FW).
# Pattern: 4 – 4 – 2
# Last Five Matches Statistics of the Gunners: After successfully completing Premier League 2015/16 season, the Gunners are currently standing in 2nd position on point table. They have played three friendly matches till now after the end of the EPL seaon where they won twice and rest one was drawn. Out of their last five matches, they won three and drawn two matches but no lose. Let’s see their results below.
- Arsenal 2 – 2 Manchester City
- Arsenal 4 – 0 Aston Villa
- Arsenal 1 – 1 Lens
- Arsenal 2 – 1 MLS All Stars
- Arsenal 3 – 1 Guadalajara
# Last Five Matches Statistics of the Dark Blues: The last match of Norwegian side against Rosenborg was postponed due to some contradiction. Without it, out of their last five matches, they won twice, lost twice and drawn one match. They are currently stood in 5th position in Norwegian top professional football league Tippeligaen. Here we present their last five matches result below.
- Viking 2 – 0 Glimt
- Viking 1 – 0 Molde
- Viking 0 – 1 Stromsgodset
- Viking 1 – 4 Haugesund
- Viking 2 – 2 Odd
No need to predict about this match because it seems an easy opponent for Premier League runner up and perhaps it is only a matter of time that the Gunners will destroy their defense.