Arsenal – Cardiff City: prediction for the match of the championship of England
Arsenal vs Cardiff City on 29 January 2019 will bring a Top 4 contender against a team that is fighting for survival on the pitch. The start of the match at the Emirates Stadium is scheduled for 22:45 Moscow time.Arsenal The Gunners played a very important game in the previous round, they were waiting for a home game against Chelsea, who are fourth in the Premier League. The players of Arsenal understood how important the victory in this match was and went on the attack from the very beginning of the game. The first dangerous moment near the Blues’ goal arose already in the fourth minute, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in an excellent position to strike, but at the last moment the ball was pulled out from under the Ghana’s feet by a defender. The hosts’ attacks continued, and in the 14th minute the fans saw the first goal scored, Bellerin gave an accurate pass to Lacasette, and the Frenchman delivered an accurate roundhouse kick, sending the ball into the near nine – 1:0. The Gunners did not stop after the first goal scored. The defenders of the hosts had very little work, and therefore managed to work out also in the opponent’s half of the field, it was defender Laurent Koscielny who became the author of the second goal scored, the Frenchman turned out to be completely naked in the penalty area and no one prevented him from doubling his team’s advantage – 2:0 on 39 th minute. The score 2:0 suited the hosts quite well, and after the second goal they scored, they calmed down a bit, trying to play defensively. However, Arsenal’s counter-attacks were more dangerous than Chelsea’s offensive moves. Aaron Ramsey could increase the advantage of his team, the midfielder was in an excellent position and struck into the near corner, but this time Kepa rescued his team. The result is 2:0, the hosts won and got close to Chelsea at a distance of one victory, these three points the Gunners may well get in the match Arsenal – Cardiff City. Cardiff City The Bluebirds have slipped to 18th and are now in the relegation zone. Cardiff have not won in three games, losing twice and drawing once. In the last match, Cardiff went to visit a direct competitor for survival – Newcastle. The Magpies immediately seized control of the game and took the lead in the 24th minute, Fabian Cher ran past the opponent’s defenders and sent the ball into the far corner – 1:0. It was difficult for Cardiff players to respond to Newcastle’s goal, and nothing but long-range shots could be created. The hosts were more specific, Newcastle doubled the score in the 63rd minute, Lascelles threw the ball at Sher, and the Swiss made a double, scoring from three meters. The guests looked very weak, especially when it came to their defensive game, the Magpies went through the opponent’s defense without any problems. The third ball flew into the gates of Cardiff already in stoppage time, Solomon Rondon pulled the defenders over and gave an assist to José Perez, the Spaniard had only to get into an empty corner. The result – 3:0, Cardiff lost, and it is unlikely that Neil Warnock will be able to change the situation for the duel Arsenal – Cardiff City. Odds for the match Arsenal – Cardiff City on January 29, 2019 Bookmakers from the Pari-Match company do not believe in the away team at all and give an absolute advantage to Unai Emery’s wards. Odds for the match Arsenal – Cardiff City: Arsenal win – 1.27; Draw – 6.10; Cardiff win – 12.0. Arsenal – Cardiff City: prediction for the match Arsenal’s advantage over the upcoming game is undeniable, Cardiff players are unlikely to create even the slightest problem for the Gunners. Forecast for Arsenal – Cardiff City match: Arsenal win and not concede, odds – 2.14, or you can bet on Arsenal’s total over 3, odds – 2.90.