There will be less crowd at Stamford Bridge tonight. The penalties imposed on Chelsea mean that season ticket holders are the only fans allowed at the match, although it will be a few thousand. Arsenal Ultimate fans.
Arsenal formation There are some suggestions that Arsenal He will play three defense, with Saka and Tavares at full-back. We’ll find out soon enough.
“Edu and his comrades almost got away With not fixing the gaps mid-season for the team but as a Arsenal A fan when I saw Barty’s injury, I knew we were doomed,” says Zack Neely. “The biggest area I needed wasn’t his position but skill in one place that could balance the shortfall in another (plus I believe his presence is the key to a better and consistent performance of Xhaka).”
The thing is, how do you replace one of the best midfielders in the world? They were almost allowed to cheat by playing 4-1-4-1; Without him, they would struggle a little. Then there’s the elephant in the room, or instead of the Nou Camp.
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Arsenal will wear black armbands tonight In memory of Steve Rowley, the former Chief Scout who passed away at the age of 63. Rolly was responsible for hiring many Arsenal Legends, including Tony Adams and Cesc Fabregas, was by all accounts a perfectly fit man.
sound Arsenal He’s playing with two midfielders tonight, which proves that you really need two men to replace Thomas Partey. He is an exceptional player, good enough for any team in the world.
I will be honest. When I saw this title I thought, “What’s his problem?” But Thomas Tuchel’s comments are as measured and eloquent as ever. If you Chelsea Admire, you adore the guy.
Romelu Lukaku starts a Premier League For the first time since February 19, when he was infamously just seven touches away from Crystal Palace.
In all, there are four changes from the team that beat Palace in the FA Cup on Sunday. Malang Sar, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, N’Golo Kante and Lukaku replace Antonio Rudiger, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and Kai Havertz.
Looks like Ben White will play at right back ArsenalWhile Eddie Nkeitia is preferred over Alexandre Lacazette. There are three changes from the weekend’s defeat at Southampton: Rob Holding, Mohamed Elneny and Emile Smith Rowe join Cedric, Albert Sambi Lukonga and Gabriel Martinelli.
Chelsea (3-4-1-2) soggy. James, Christensen, Sarr; Azpilicueta, Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Alonso; many; Lukaku, Werner.
Alternatives: Arrizabalaga, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Barkley, Jorginho, Saul, Pulisic, Ziyech, Havertz.
Arsenal (possible 3-4-2-1) Ramsdale. white, holding, gabriel; Saka, El Nini, Shaka, Tavares; Odegaard, Smith Roe; bitmap.
Substitutes: Lino, Cedric, Swanson, Aziz, Luconga, Hutchinson, Pepe, Martinelli, Lacazette.
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There are three more Premier League Tonight’s matchesIncluding Everton – Leicester and Manchester City – Brighton. Well, I may also tell you that the other match is Newcastle against Crystal Palace.
Most importantly, we have an hour by hour special for those games.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Chelsea v Arsenal From Stamford Bridge. I doubt anyone associated with Chelsea would agree, but on a neutral live blog this game seems more important to Arsenal.
Chelsea will sit third, bar the seriously unexpected story, while Arsenal are engaged in an increasingly chaotic struggle for fourth place. A worrisome string of defeats in four in five matches has dented their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time since 2016-17.
Injuries and loans issued and The irreplaceability inherent in Thomas Partey He left Arsenal on short notice in recent weeks, and few people can imagine getting anything tonight. But a win or even a draw at Stamford Bridge would long change the mood in their volatile season, especially as the top four contenders have their own flaws.
Tottenham, despite the efforts of Antonio Conte, Tottenham, Manchester United are still a joke, and West Ham are distracted from the Europa League. If we want to borrow a phrase beloved by Arsenal fans, fourth place is still available.
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