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[Teams] Southampton vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-ups
Arsenal take on Southampton at St Mary’s this evening looking to close the gap on the top four.
Manager Arsene Wenger has named an unchanged line-up from the side that beat Newcastle 7-3 on Saturday meaning Theo Walcott once again starts up front. Lukas Podolski and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are on the flanks with Jack Wilshere, Santi Cazorla and Mikel Arteta in midfield.
The defence is made-up of Bacary Sagna, Laurent Koscielny, Thomas Vermaelen and Kieran Gibbs and Per Mertesacker returns to the bench after missing the weekends action through illness. Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game:
Boruc, Cork, Fonte, Yoshida, Shaw, Puncheon, Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Guly, Ramírez, Lambert
Subs: Davis, Hooiveld, Rodriguez, Ward-Prowse, Richardson, Mayuka, De Ridder.
Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Chamberlain, Cazorla, Podolski, Walcott.
Subs: Martinez, Mertesacker, Coquelin, Ramsey, Rosicky, Gervinho, Giroud.