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Crystal Palace vs Arsenal LIVE: Mateta scores first game to deal a blow to Gunners’ Champions League hopes – talkSPORT updates and team news as Wayne Rooney reveals Derby’s interest in Smith Rowe


Crystal Palace welcome Arsenal to the Premier League tonight as the battle for the top four intensifies.

The Gunners’ north London rivals Tottenham beat Newcastle 5-1 on Sunday to move past Mikel Arteta’s side and into fourth.

But Arsenal have two games in hand against Spurs and a win over Palace would move them just three points behind third-placed Chelsea.

  • Palace XI: Guaita, Clyne, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Kouyate, Gallagher, Schlupp, Mateta, Zaha, Ayew
  • Replacements: Butland, Ward, Tomkins, Eze, McArthur, Edouard, Milivojevic, Benteke, Hughes
  • Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares, Odegaard, Partey, Xhaka, Saka, Lacazette, Smith Rowe
  • Subs: Leno, Sambi Lokonga, Elneny, Swanson, Holding, Nketiah, Martinelli, Ogungbo, Flores
  • talkSPORT will have updates throughout the day and you can listen via our radio player below

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Arsenal icon Vieira stands between the Gunners and returns to the top four
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