[Teams] Chelsea vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on February 4, 2017

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Chelsea will be looking to cement their position at the top of the Premier League table when they take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge this lunchtime.

Antonio Conte has made one change from the side that drew at Liverpool in midweek with Pedro coming in for Willian to join Eden Hazard and Diego Costa in attack.

N’Golo Kante is once again joined by Nemanja Matic in midfield with Cesc Fabregas having to make do with a place on the bench against his former club.

Arsene Wenger has recalled Hector Bellerin to the starting eleven with the Spaniard replacing Gabriel at right-back while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is passed fit to start in midfield.

Alex Iwobi gets the nod in attack as he starts along with Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. Danny Welbeck and Olivier Giroud are on the bench but there is no place for Lucas Perez in the squad.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso, Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard

Subs: Begovic, Terry, Zouma, Chalobah, Fabregas, Willian, Batshuayi

Arsenal

Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi; Sanchez.

Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Gabriel, Maitland-Niles, Reine-Adelaide, Welbeck, Giroud

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