Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion
Arsenal have not been in very good form in the Premier League of lateReuters

Arsenal take on West Bromwich Albion in their final Premier League fixture of the season at Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday.

Even if they lose this game, the Gunners' third place finish in the Premier League this season is all but guaranteed as they are currently three points clear of the fourth-placed Manchester United with a much better goal difference.

The only way Arsenal could be again be playing the Champions League playoffs next season is if they are defeated by West Brom and United also win their game by a big margin.

However, the Gunners will be a little wary in this fixture as they have not been playing very well of late, picking up only two points in their last three fixtures, and West Brom will be full of confidence, following their win against Premier League Champions Chelsea in their last game.

There are also speculations of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wanting to rest some of his player ahead of his side's FA Cup final clash against Aston Villa on 31 May.

However, Wenger despite admitting that he is tempted to rest some of his players against West Brom, says that he is targeting a win in his side's final Premier League game of the season.

"The temptation is to rest the players who need a rest," the Frenchman told Arsenal's official website. "There are a few in there. I have not decided completely yet but of course my target is to finish the season with a win at home."

Arsenal have failed to find the nets in their last three home fixtures in the Premier League, but Wenger insists that side are looking to beat the Baggies in their last fixture and end the season on a high.

"At the Emirates we feel strong so it's important to continue to feel that strength and important that we come back. We've now had [three home games without scoring] but we want to finish the season on a high in the Premier League and win the game."

West Brom will also be looking to record a win in their final Premier League fixture even though they are the underdogs against Arsenal on Sunday.

The Baggies were very impressive in their last Premier League fixture as they managed to record a convincing 3-0 victory over Premier League champions Chelsea in their last fixture.

And Wenger admits Baggies boss Tony Pulis has organised a solid team that is capable of competing with the best.

"Tony Pulis has organised them so they can do it," the manager said. "Even against Chelsea on Monday night they won 3-0 so they have been very efficient offensively and defensively. They are a resilient team and always a difficult team to play."

Wenger feels that Arsenal will especially have to keep a close eye on Saido Berahino, who has scored 14 goals in the Premier League so far this season.

"He is a big threat because he has pace and makes intelligent runs. He's a good finisher now," Wenger added. "I would say the first goal he scored against Chelsea was spontaneous, quick finishing. He's an intelligent player as well and he is promised to have a great future. We will have to keep him quiet."

Expected Line-ups:

Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud

West Bromwich Albion: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Lescott, Brunt, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Mulumbu, Berahino

Where to Watch Live

The EPL match is scheduled for 3pm BST (7:30pm IST, 10am ET), starting with live coverage in India on Star Sports 1 HD in India. The game can also be watched via live streaming online in India on

Unfortunately there will be no live telecast of the match in the UK. Catch the game live in the US on WestWood One Sports; the action can also be live streamed online on NBC Sports Extra.

Audiences in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the game via live streaming online on Bein Sports Connect, while South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa viewers can do the same on SuperSport online. Australia viewers can live stream the action on Foxtel or Fox Sports EPL On Demand.

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