Arsenal vs. Liverpool: Preview and TV schedule

Michael Regan

After suffering a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool two weeks ago, the Gunners are out for some revenge in this FA Cup fifth round match-up.

The second match-up of top four teams in the Premier League occurs Sunday at the Emirates Stadium as Liverpool and Arsenal meet to try and decide who will advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup.

The Gunners haven't been playing well of late, including a 5-1 loss at the hands of this Liverpool side earlier this month. While this match won't affect league position, a win by Arsene Wenger's side could serve the dual purpose of giving his players a confidence boost and a measure of revenge against the Reds. The biggest issue facing Wenger though is who to play and who to rest with a Champions League match coming in the midweek.

Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool meanwhile are brimming with confidence after two straight league victories. The Reds could get a boost at the back as well with Glen Johnson potentially set to make his return after an extended absence.

The teams split their league matches this season and have met 17 times before in the FA Cup.

Arsenal injuries and suspensions

Out: Thomas Vermaelen (knee), Aaron Ramsey (thigh), Kim Kallstrom (back), About Diaby (knee), Theo Walcott (knee). In doubt: Santi Cazorla (illness).

Liverpool injuries and suspensions

Out: Lucas Leiva (knee), Jose Enrique (knee), Mamadou Sakho (hamstring). In Doubt: Glen Johnson (muscle).

The Gunners could be without Santi Cazorla who has been sick during the week. Liverpool's Glen Johnson could make his return from a knee injury.

Projected lineups

Arsenal: 11 names, not in formation notationLukasz Fabianski, Carl Jenkinson, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Mike Arteta, Jack Wilshire, Serge Gnabry, Mesut Özil, Lukas Podolski, Olivier Giroud.

Liverpool: Brad Jones, Joe Flanagan, Daniel Agger, Martin Škrtel, Aly Cissokho, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Philippe Coutinho,Raheem Sterling, Luis Saurez, Daniel Sturridge.

Match Date/Time: 4 p.m. local, 11 a.m. ET

Venue: Emirates Stadium, London, England

TV: FOX Sports 2, FOX Deportes (U.S.), BT Sport 1 (U.K.), Sportsnet (Canada)

Online: FOX Soccer 2Go (U.S.)

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