Arsene Wenger has named his lineup for the crucial FA Cup semi-final with Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. It’s the Gunners’ last chance of silverware this season.
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Match: Arsenal v Manchester City
Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sun 23 April 15:00
Arsene Wenger has elected to stick with the 3-4-3 formation for this crucial match after the 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough in the week.
Petr Cech plays in goals behind a back three of Laurent Koscielny, Rob Holding and Gabriel Paulista. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain keeps his place as the right full-back with Nacho Monreal operating from the opposite flank.
Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka continue in midfield with Francis Coquelin remaining on the bench.
Wenger sticks with the same front three as well with Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez playing either side of Olivier Giroud up front.
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Theo Walcott has been the bane of Manchester City in the past abut will have to do it from the bench this afternoon. There are also places for Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck
Here’s how the teams line up:
Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Gibbs, Coquelin, Walcott, Iwobi, Welbeck
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Subs: Caballero, Zabaleta, Fernando, Sterling, Kolarov, Delph, Iheanacho