It’s the fourth round of the Capital One Cup and Arsenal take on Reading at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners are now unbeaten in twelve matches after the draw against Middlesbrough on Saturday and will be hoping to keep the momentum going tonight. Arsene Wenger went with a mix of youth and experience in the last round and we expect starts for Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Jeff Reine-Adelaide.
Matchday: Team News – Predicted Lineup – Betting Preview
Match: Arsenal v Reading
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Tue 25 Oct 19:45
Gunners fans will be hoping for a run in a competition the club hasn’t actually won since 1993. Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up:
GK) Damian Martinez
The Argentine stopper started from the off against Nottingham Forest in the last round and we expect he’ll do the same against Reading. Martinez looked calm and composed between the sticks and Wenger will be hoping for more a repeat performance from the 24-year-old.
RB) Carl Jenkinson
Carl Jenkinson should make his long-awaited return to an Arsenal shirt tonight. The right back has suffered a number of injuries as well as spending two seasons out on loan at West Ham but should start from the off tonight.
CB) Gabriel Paulista
The Brazilian is stuck behind Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi in the first team pecking order but should come into the starting lineup tonight. Gabriel played well in the last round and will hope to do the same again tonight.
CB) Rob Holding
Youngster Rob Holding should partner Gabriel in the centre of defence. The Englishman has impressed everyone with his performances for the club so far this season and it will be good to see him get some time on the pitch.
LB) Kieran Gibbs
The left back will start and captain the side against Reading. Gibbs has seen more game time in recent weeks and will be hoping for a good performance tonight to try and secure a first team starting spot.