Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live score, updates, highlights, lineups ...

19 Mar 2023
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live score, updates, highlights, lineups ...
Arsenal can extend their lead atop the Premier League to eight points with a victory at home over struggling a struggling Crystal Palace side that hasn't ...

Arsenal face another important step in their bid for a first Premier League title since 2004 when they host struggling Crystal Palace with a chance to go eight points clear at the top.

Defending champions Manchester City, currently five points away in second place, were busy in FA Cup action on Saturday, meaning their scheduled league match against West Ham was postponed. Pep Guardiola's men will be watching at home to see if the gap widens.

The scenario sets up favorably for the Gunners, who face a Palace side that fired its manage and ex-Arsenal great Patrick Vieira on Friday and hasn't won since December 31. Under-21 team manager Paddy McCarthy will be on the sidelines.

Their 12-match winless run in all competitions has Palace just three points away from the drop zone. What's more concerning for supporters of the club is that the number of times they've been blanked during that span (seven) outnumber the total goals scored by the club (five).

Sporting News is following the Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace match live and providing live score updates, commentary.

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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live score   1H 2H Final Arsenal 1 — Crystal Palace 0 —

ARS — Gabriel Martinelli (Bukayo Saka) — 28th min.


Arsenal lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 1-Ramsdale (GK) — 4-White, 16-Holding, 6-Gabriel, 35-Zinchenko — 8-Odegaard, 5-Partey, 34-Xhaka — 7-Saka, 19-Trossard, 11-Martinelli

Crystal Palace lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 41-Whitworth (GK) — 2-Ward, 6-Guehi, 5-Tomkins, 3-Mitchell — 4-Milivojevic, 28-Doucoure, 15-Schlupp — 7-Olise, 22-Edouard, 11-Zaha

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live updates, highlights

28th min.: Goal Arsenal! Bukayo Saka's cross from the right finds Gabriel Martinelli at the opposite post. He dances around Joel Ward and whips a shot past the Palace 'keeper and into the far side netting. Martinelli did that all on his own.

Martinelli 1-0!

— DailyAFC (@DailyAFC) March 19, 2023

25th min.: It's been a good start to this game by Crystal Palace and their interim manager Paddy McCarthy. They've pressed Arsenal, and they've had their share of attacks. This despite missing several players.

And shortly after, right winger Michael Olise tracks back to stop a Leandro Trossard attack. Strong show of commitment from Olise to make that run.

— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) March 19, 2023

20th min.: Injury stoppage. Palace left-back Tyrick Mitchell is injured. He looks resigned as he comes off the field, but he's back in the game.

18th min.: Chance Arsenal. Martin Odegaard picks up a loose ball at the top of the Palace box and fires at goal, but goalkeeper Joe Whitworth stops it. However, Bukayo Saka was offside on the play.

16th min.: Chance Palace! Odsonne Edouard slipped in behind the Arsenal backline, but can't beat Aaron Ramsdale with his shot. Turns out Edouard was offside on the Jeffrey Schlupp pass, but dangerous nonetheless.

11th min.: Chance Palace! Wilfried Zaha takes on Arsenal right-back Ben White 1-on-1 and then rips a shot which hits the left post and bounces off Ramsdale and out for a corner. Nothing comes of the set-piece.

Arsenal get lucky. That could have bounced off Ramsdale and into the net.

10th min.: Leandro Trossard goes down in the Palace area, but it was a half-hearted attempt at drawing a penalty. That attack was kickstarted by a quick Zinchenko throw-in to Gabriel Martinelli.

5th min.: Arsenal on the front foot, as you'd expect. But separate defensive plays by Palace defender Marc Guehi and midfielder Cheick Doucoure neutralise two Arsenal attacks that reached the area.

1st min.: We're off. There's a thin veil of smoke from flares in the stadium.

5 mins from kickoff: The teams are out on the pitch. Kickoff is moments away.

15 mins from kickoff: Injury change at centre-back for Crystal Palace. Joachim Andersen is a key part of their backline, and he's out.

Following an injury during the warm-up, Joachim Andersen will be replaced by James Tomkins in the starting XI today ℹ️

Jaïro Riedewald moves onto the bench.#CPFC | #ARSCRY

— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) March 19, 2023

19 mins from kickoff: A look at the jerseys both teams will be wearing today:

Ready for battle. ???? #afc

— afcstuff (@afcstuff) March 19, 2023

23 mins from kickoff: There seems to be an issue with Crystal Palace centre-back Joachim Andersen during warmups. We'll be monitoring this one for any lineup updates.

He's heading in early from the warm up, looks like there could be a late change #CPFC

— Alex Howell (@iamAlexHowell) March 19, 2023

30 mins from kickoff: This has got to be among the nicest-looking goals scored in a match between these two teams.

Arsenal facing Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium?

Any excuse to post this Olivier Giroud scorpion-kick goal. ????????

— afcstuff (@afcstuff) March 19, 2023

35 mins from kickoff: These are the pre-match scenes when you're battling for a Premier League title.

Pre-match scenes ????

— DailyAFC (@DailyAFC) March 19, 2023

45 mins from kickoff: All eyes will be on whether Rob Holding can do enough to fill in for William Saliba. This compilation is what any Gunners supporter will be afraid of.

Run it back turbo

— Shallé_guun (@Pearl_FreeAfc) March 19, 2023

60 mins from kickoff: Lineups are out. No surprises. Will Hughes makes the bench for Palace, but no James McArthur.

???? ???????????????????????????????? ⚪️

???? Holding at the back
???? Xhaka in midfield
???? Trossard up top

Let’s finish strongly before the international break!

— Arsenal (@Arsenal) March 19, 2023

Our XI for Arsenal ❤️[email protected] ????#CPFC | #ARSCRY

— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) March 19, 2023

120 mins from kickoff: Arsenal are set to miss William Saliba for the first time this Premier League season. Reuell Walters, an 18-year-old right-back from the Arsenal academy, is reportedly taking his spot in the matchday squad. Walters can play at centre-back in a pinch.

— Standard Sport (@standardsport) March 19, 2023 Arsenal vs Crystal Palace lineups

Manager Mikel Arteta has two key absences along the backline with starting centre-back William Saliba forced to sit out with a back injury, while right-back Takehiro Tomiyasu is also sidelined with a knock picked up against Sporting CP in midweek Europa League action. Mohamed Elneny is out long-term and Eddie Nketiah is still missing with an ankle issue.

Arsenal lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 1-Aaron Ramsdale (GK) — 4-Ben White, 16-Rob Holding, 6-Gabriel, 35-Oleksandr Zinchenko — 8-Martin Odegaard, 5-Thomas Partey, 34-Granit Xhaka — 7-Bukayo Saka, 19-Leandro Trossard, 11-Gabriel Martinelli

Arsenal subs (9): 30-Matt Turner (GK), 3-Kieran Tierney, 97-Reuell Walters, 15-Jakub Kiwior, 20-Jorginho, 21-Fabio Vieira, 10-Emile Smith Rowe, 24-Reiss Nelson, 9-Gabriel Jesus.

First-choice goalkeeper Vicente Guaita is out with a hamstring injury, while Arsenal loanee Albert Sambi Lokonga is ineligible to play against the Gunners as part of the loan deal. James McArthur is unavailable after a bout with illness, but fellow midfielder Will Hughes is available off the bench.

Joachim Andersen was a late scratch during warmups with James Tomkins taking his place instead of American Chris Richards.

Crystal Palace lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 41-Joe Whitworth (GK) — 2-Joel Ward, 6-Marc Guehi, 5-James Tomkins, 3-Tyrick Mitchell — 4-Luka Milivojevic, 28-Cheick Doucoure, 15-Jeffrey Schlupp — 7-Michael Olise, 22-Odsonne Edouard, 11-Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace subs (9): 63-Owen Goodman, 44-Jairo Riedewald, 26-Chris Richards, 17-Nathaniel Clyne, 19-Will Hughes, 29-Naouirou Ahamada, 10-Eberechi Eze, 9-Jordan Ayew, 14-Jean-Philippe Mateta

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live stream, TV channel

Here's how to watch the action from Emirates Stadium in some of the major territories around the world:

  Date &
Time TV channel Streaming Australia Mon, Mar. 20
01:00 AEDT — Optus Sport Canada Sun, Mar. 19
10:00 EDT — fuboTV Canada Hong Kong Sun, Mar. 19
22:00 HKT — Now E India Sun, Mar. 19
19:30 AEDT Star Sports Select 1 Jio TV,
Hotstar VIP Malaysia Sun, Mar. 19
22:00 MYT Astro SuperSport

Astro GO, sooka

New Zealand Mon, Mar. 20
03:00 AEDT — Sky Sport NOW Singapore Sun, Mar. 19
22:00 SGT Hub Premier (Ch. 221) StarHub TV+ UK Sun, Mar. 19
14:00 EDT — — USA Sun, Mar. 19
10:00 EDT USA Network,
Telemundo fuboTV,
Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

UK: This match will not be available to watch live in the UK.

USA: This match will be televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo (Spanish) with both broadcasts streaming on fuboTV, which is available to new users on a free trial.

Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via fuboTV in Canada.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport. 

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