Arsenal look back from your defeats Premier League While visiting championship rivals Manchester City Aston Villa.

But Mikel Arteta’s side is facing a short comeback and Arsenal will start at Villa Park just 63 hours after their full-time whistle in their 3-1 loss to City.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the Premier League

However, Arteta insists he won’t use the kick off time as an escape for a poor performance at Villa Park.

“We knew we were going to play back then. That’s not an excuse,” he said.

Here is everything you need to know.


The match will kick off at Villa Park on Saturday, February 18th at 12.30pm GMT.

How can I watch?

The match will be available for fans to watch on BT Sport 1. BT Sport customers can also stream the match live on the BT Sport website.

Confirmed line-ups

Aston Villa: Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Moreno; Kamara, Luiz, McGinn; Buendia, Watkins, Coutinho

Arsenal: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Xhaka, Jorginho; Saka, Odegaard, Trossard; Nketiah


Aston Villa – 10/3

Draw – 13/5

Arsenal – 4/5


Aston Villa 1-1 Arsenal