We all know that Saka side are seven points clear at the top of the Premier League, forcing manager Mikel Arteta to downplay their title hopes as the hype kicked into another gear.
Arsenal match today will be played at night.
Also Gunners start 2023 with the chance to move 10 points clear, while they’re also set to be competitive in two other competitions.
Meanwhile, Newcastle are toasting an incredible revival in fortunes, having ended 2021 facing relegation.
They kick off 2023 in third-place in the Premier League table, with the chance to claim a Champions League spot within their grasp
Date: 3 January 2023, Tuesday
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Emirates Stadium (London).
Arsenal and Newcastle are the two most positive surprises of the opening 18 rounds in the Premier League.
Both outfits sit inside the top-three in the league table going into their 19th round match on Tuesday evening at Emirates Stadium.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 draw, and 1 defeat in 15 outings, the Gunners are five points clear on defending champions Manchester City at the top of the standings.
Gunners boss, Mikel Arteta has finally found the winning formula as the chemistry in his team’s dressing room can hardly be at a higher level.
Talented players like Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah, and Gabriel Martinelli were all sensational in the magnificent 3-1 second-half comeback victory over West Ham on Boxing Day which was incredible.