Southampton v Arsenal; how to watch the Gunners’ next Premier League match on TV and highlights

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Could Arsenal’s week away from playing football prove to be their undoing against Southampton this weekend?

High flying Arsenal are one of the lucky Premier League teams who weren’t part of the clustered series of midweek fixtures this week, as they travel down to face Southampton this Sunday looking to extend their lead at the top of the table. Both teams will play at Southampton’s Southampton/stadium">St. Mary’s Stadium on October 23 with a 2pm kick off.

Arsenal were scheduled to be part of the midweek fixtures with a battle for the top of the table against Manchester City, however the game was postponed in order to accommodate the North London side’s upcoming Europa League fixture against Dutch side PSV Eindhoven.

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The Gunners were originally scheduled to play PSV on Thursday 15 September, but that game was postponed following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, alongside a number of other sporting fixtures due to take place across those days afterwards.

Southampton however had no such respite in the Premier League, as they took on Bournemouth on Wednesday, winning the game away from home 1-0. Could Southampton take advantage of Arsenal’s break away from midweek games with the momentum they have after the win?

With a four point gap between Arsenal and Manchester City if Pep Guardiola’s team overcome Brighton the day before, can a win for Mikel Arteta once again extend that lead to seven points as the football world marches closer to the World Cup 2022 break? Londonworld is here to let you know how to watch Southampton v Arsenal live.

How to watch Southampton v Arsenal on TV

Southampton v Arsenal is one of two games that Sky Sports will be screening live this Sunday. Build up and pre-game punditry will air before kick off on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 1pm ahad of the 2pm kick off.

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BBC’s Match Of The Day 2 programme will also show highlights of the game, alongside highlights from the rest of the weekend’s games, on BBC One on Sunday evening at 10:30pm or streaming through BBC iPlayer.

How do I sign up to Sky Sports?

Sky Sports is available with a Sky TV package:

  • Those who already have a Sky subscription can add Sky Sports for an extra £25 per month.
  • Those Sky customers who only wish to watch Football coverage can sign up to the “2-for-1” offer, getting Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football for £18 per month.
  • Those new to Sky can sign up and get Sky Sports alongside Sky’s entertainment package for £44 per month (18 month contract, £20 set up fee)

To learn more about how to add Sky Sport to existing packages, or to create a new package with the provider, you can visit the dedicated Sky Sports page.

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