Arsenal visit Crystal Palace on Monday night to continue the 2023/24 Premier League season. So, here is everything you need to know, like how to watch the London derby.

The Eagles will play host to the Gunners at Selhurst Park to round off the second week of the new season. Arsenal started as they mean to go on with a 2-1 win over Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium. Crystal Palace also kicked their term off with a 1-0 win at Sheffield United.

Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo Saka scored to secure Mikel Arteta’s men all three points at home to the Reds. While Odsonne Edouard hit the back of the Bramall Lane net to ruin the Blades’ top-flight return. Now, Crystal Palace will push to also put an early dent in Arsenal’s title bid.

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When is Crystal Palace vs Arsenal?

Sky Sports has picked Arsenal’s game at Crystal Palace for live TV coverage in the UK as its Monday Night Football fixture. The Premier League had initially scheduled the match to take place on August 19. But Sky moved to the game to August 21 with a 20:00 BST kick-off time.

How to watch Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

Fans in the UK can watch Crystal Palace host Arsenal live on TV thanks to Sky Sports picking the match. It will broadcast the fixture on Sky Sports Main Event and on Sky Sports Premier League. Coverage will start on both channels at 18:30 BST with a 90-minute build-up show.

Live stream of Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

Sky Sports will also offer a live stream of Crystal Palace vs Arsenal online for those with the necessary subscription package. Fans can stream their fixture via Sky Go and the Sky Sports app online and on mobile devices. Audio-only commentary is also available via talkSPORT.

Arsenal team and injury news

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Arsenal have already suffered a serious injury blow just one game into the 2023/24 Premier League season in Jurrien Timber. The Dutchman suffered a knee injury during their 2-1 win against Nottingham Forest. Coach Arteta had to replace the defender after only 50 minutes.

The Gunners also announced on Monday that Timber will now sit out an unspecified period. He joined Gabriel Jesus (knee) and Mohamed Elneny (knee) in the club’s treatment room at London Colney. But Arteta expects Jesus to resume light training this week after his surgery.

Arteta also welcomed Jorginho back to his matchday squad against Nottingham Forest after missing the Community Shield. But Oleksandr Zinchenko could not shake off a calf injury for the opening day. The left-back is closing in on a return to action after sitting out pre-season.

A new signing should also make Arsenal’s team at Crystal Palace after Edu completed a loan deal for David Raya. The Gunners secured an initial loan deal with Brentford for the Spaniard that contains an option to buy. He should now watch from the bench away at Selhurst Park.

Prediction: Crystal Palace (0) vs (2) Arsenal

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Arsenal travel to Crystal Palace on Monday night looking for a third consecutive win against the Eagles. Arteta’s team beat the south London side home and away last season. The north London outfit claimed a 2-0 opening day result at Selhurst Park before winning 4-1 in March.

Crystal Palace were without a permanent manager when they visited Emirates Stadium after sacking Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira. Paddy McCarthy took interim charge but Roy Hodgson soon resumed control. He also agreed to stay on at Selhurst Park for the 2023/24 campaign.

Vieira had overseen a 3-0 win over Arsenal when the Gunners visited Selhurst Park in April 2022. Jean-Philippe Mateta, Jordan Ayew and Wilfried Zaha (penalty) scored for the Eagles. It was their first win over their capital rivals since April 2019 when Hodgson’s side won 3-2.

Half of Arsenal and Crystal Palace’s meetings since the Eagles won at Emirates Stadium four years ago have ended in draws. But Arsenal should have enough to maintain their winning run over Crystal Palace. Aaron Ramsdale will also now be desperate to keep a clean sheet.

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