West Bromwich and Arsenal will play for a ticket to the 1/16 finals of the English League Cup. The fight will take place on August 25 at the Hawthorns Stadium.
The Blackbirds have played 4 matches this season. They have one draw and 3 wins. All this was in the framework of the English Championship (Championship).
At the start of the season , West Brom drew with Bournemouth (2-2). After that, the team beat Luton 3: 2 in a scoring match. Sheffield United, which dropped from the Premier League, was defeated by the hosts 4: 0.
On August 21, the team played their last match, in which they beat Blackburn with a score of 2: 1. As a result, West Brom takes 2nd place in the Championship and has the highest number of goals scored (11).
Last season, West Brom reached the Round of 16 in the League Cup. There he faced Brentford and lost on penalties.
The Gunners continue to fail at the start of the season. Mikel Arteta’s wards have already lost two meetings in the Premier League, after which a flurry of criticism fell on the club.
Moreover, Arsenal have not even opened the scoring season yet. The team lost to Brentford with a score of 0: 2 and lost in the derby with Chelsea with the same result.
Arsenal have lost in the offseason test matches to Tottenham and Chelsea, so the unbeaten run, taking into account friendly matches, is already 4 matches.
The main problem of the team at the moment is the infirmary. It includes defenders Hector Bellerin and Gabriel , striker Alexander Lacazette , as well as newcomer Ben White and midfielder Thomas Party .
Forecast and rate
The win for West Brom is set at odds of 3.60 . 1xbet download app offer us to bet on the victory of Arsenal with the odds of 1.98 . Quote 3.75 is set for a draw.
West Brom will definitely take advantage of Arsenal’s current form. On their field, the Blackbirds will impose the fight on the Gunners and try to advance to the next round.
The Gunners have conceded at least two goals in two official matches. Nevertheless, last season the team scored against the blackbirds at least three times. We recommend betting on “both will score” for 1.73.
West Brom have scored first in three straight games, while Arsenal have conceded first in all two Premier League games. You can bet on the fact that the hosts will score first with the odds of 2.40.