Arsenal are back in-action for a last chance shot at silverware this season when Liverpool head to the Emirates for a 2nd leg Carabao Cup semi-final. Having controversially seen a postponed fixture last weekend, there will be a lot of expectation from the home fans for Arsenal vs Liverpool – a clash that could be season defining.
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Match: Arsenal vs Liverpool (Carabao Cup semi-final 2nd leg)
Score After 1st Leg 0-0
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London
Kick-Off (UK Time): 19:45 – 20/1/2022
The surprise news ahead of kick off is that Thomas Partey could be available for selection having seen his country Ghana surprisingly being dumped out of the African Cup of Nations in the group stage.
Arsenal will be hoping to continue from their last good performance at Anfield, after holding Jurgen Klopp’s side to a 0-0. However, despite an improved availability of players, Mikel Arteta will be without Granit Xhaka, while Takehiro Tomiyasu, Emile Smith Rowe, Callum Chambers, Cedric are all major doubts. The duo of Elneny and Pepe are away on international duty and not available for the predicted Arsenal vs Liverpool line up.
Liverpool will be without Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago Alcantara and Divock Origi.
Arsenal vs Liverpool Predicted Line Up
Defence: Chambers, White, Gabriel, Tierney.
Midfield: Lokonga, Odegaard, Partey.
Attack: Saka, Lacazette, Martinelli.