Arsenal have won their last four Premier League away matches, having taken maximum points in just two of their first eight on the road this season (D1 L5). The Gunners haven’t won five consecutive away matches since May 2015.
Bukayo Saka has been involved in five goals in his last four Premier League away appearances (four goals and one assist). No player has scored more away league goals for Arsenal this season than Saka, with four.
Aston Villa have won their last two Premier League home meetings with Arsenal. They last won more consecutively at home against the Gunners in league competition between 1975 and 1979 (four).
Philippe Coutinho has been involved in six goals in his first four home Premier League appearances for Villa (three goals and three assists), at least two more than any team-mate since his debut in January. In the competition’s history, the only Villa player to be involved in 6+ goals in their first five home appearances is Dion Dublin (six goals and one assist).
Referee: Andy Madley. Assistants: Simon Bennett, Mark Scholes. Fourth official: Martin Atkinson. VAR: Jonathan Moss. Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.
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