Barclays Premier League
Kick off: April 26th, 2015 1600 BST
For what could possibly be the biggest game of the season (with the exception of the FA Cup final), manager Arsene Wenger is taking absolutely no chances. He has named the strongest available team that we have, and with the form that we are on, we could finally break Wenger’s unlucky streak against Mourinho tonight.
In defence, the reliable Ospina takes his place between the sticks. In front of him, Koscielny and Mertesacker will look to prevent the pacy frontline of Chelsea from breaking through. Mertesacker had a bit of an injury scare ahead of the game, and hopefully he has recovered fully. Monreal and Bellerin start as the full-backs; they are unquestionably the best we have in terms of form.
In midfield, Francis Coquelin has the unenviable job of trying to stop Fabregas. Ahead of him, Cazorla and Ozil will be the providers who will try to break down the well-drilled defence of Chelsea. Ramsey also starts, and we could use a burst of inspiration from him today. Sanchez on the wing and Giroud up front completes the lineup.
On the bench, the likes of Walcott, Welbeck and Wilshere could have a major part to play before the game is done; by all accounts this game should go down to the wire and there should be ample opportunity for substitutes to make a name for themselves today.
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Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud.
Szczesny, Debuchy, Gibbs, Wilshere, Walcott, Flamini, Welbeck.