[Teams] Middlesbrough vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on April 17, 2017

Arsenal will look to keep alive any fading hopes of finishing in the top four when we take on Middlesbrough at the Riverside this evening.

Arsene Wenger has made a huge tactical change after switching to three at the back with Rob Holding coming in to join Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny in defence while Petr Cech returns in goal.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Nacho Monreal occupy the wide positions with Theo Walcott dropping out while Aaron Ramsey starts alongside Mohamed Elneny in midfield.

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez start in attack with Olivier Giroud leading the line up front after Danny Welbeck was ruled out with a knock.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Middlesbrough

Guzan, Barragan, Ayala, Gibson, Fabio, Clayton, De Roon, Leadbitter, Ramirez, Downing, Negredo.

Subs: Dimi, Friend, Bernardo, Forshaw, Traore, Bamford, Gestede.

Arsenal

Cech; Gabriel, Koscielny, Holding; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Xhaka, Monreal; Ozil, Sanchez, Giroud.

Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Gibbs, Coquelin, Elneny, Walcott, Iwobi

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