Arsenal are looking to continue their resurgence under Mikel Arteta at Aston Villa, who are fighting for the survival of the Premier League.

The Gunners were exceptional at Wembley on Saturday to defeat Manchester City and advance to the FA Cup final.

The victory consolidated the improvement under the Spaniard after beating Liverpool in the league a few days earlier.
Dean Smith's side are in desperate need of points as time flies to avoid a return to the championship, and a win is almost essential to their dwindling hopes.

Here is our prediction for the game at Villa Park.

Time and date
The match starts at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday June 21 at Villa Park.

Team news
Kortney Hause (rib) and Neil Taylor (hamstrings) remain in doubt here. Mbwana Samatta and Anwar El Ghazi could offer alternatives to Trezeguet and Davis at the top.

Cedric Soares and Eddie Nketiah weren't available against City, so they should come back to the side here. Hector Bellerin and Alexandre Lacazette will probably give way. Kieran Tierney can rest after six successive starts.

The planned line-ups
Aston Villa XI: Reina; Elmohamady, Konsa, Luiz, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Hourihane; Trezeguet, Davis, Grealish

Arsenal XI: Martinez; Holding Mustafi, Luiz; Cedric, Willock, Xhaka, Saka; Nelson, Nketiah, Aubameyang

Prediction
Villa need this more than Arsenal, despite their form, but the Gunners have depth and great attacking talent to score here. The hosts survive here and take a point, although it's unclear whether that will be enough to extend their hopes of staying in the top for another season. 1-1.

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