Friday October 3rd, 2014

Arsenal vs. Chelsea

Chelsea puts its first place standing in the English Premier League on the line Sunday when Arsenal comes to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea has won five of its first six matches and is unbeaten, while Arsenal is unbeaten but has drawn four times. The Gunners are currently fourth on the Premier League table. Arsenal comes in off a 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sept. 27, while Chelsea blanked Aston Villa 3-0 the same day.

Arsenal has had difficulty beating top-flight Premier League teams as of late. Though the Gunners drew with Manchester City at the Emirates earlier this season, they performed poorly against the best squads last year, including a 6-0 thumping at Chelsea last year. Arsenal hasn't beaten the Blues since October 2011, when a Robin van Persie hat trick helped Arsene Wenger's side to a 5-3 victory at Stamford Bridge. 

How to watch

Details for Sunday's game are below:

Match time: 9 a.m. ET

Live stream: You can watch the match online here.

TV coverage: NBC Sports Network

Game Facts

Arsenal facts

Arsenal lost to Chelsea 6-0 at Stamford Bridge last season. 

The Gunners have won 13 English First Division and Premier League titles.

Arsenal is coming off a 4-1 victory over Galatasaray in UEFA Champions League play on Wednesday.

Manager Arsene Wenger is the longest-serving Premier League manager with 18 years of experience. 

Arsenal's last Premier League title came in 2004. 

Chelsea facts

Diego Costa has eight goals in six Premier League matches this season.

Of Chelsea's four Premier League titles, three have come since 2005.

The Blues finished third in the Premier League in 2013-14.

Chelsea's plus-12 goal differential is the best in the Premier League this season.

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