[Teams] FA Cup Final: Arsenal vs Chelsea – Confirmed Line-Ups
The 2016/17 campaign comes to a close tomorrow evening as Arsenal take on London rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley. Here are the line-ups:
The 2016/17 campaign comes to a close tomorrow evening as Arsenal take on London rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
Arsene Wenger has opted to start number two goalkeeper David Ospina with Petr Cech named among the substitutes despites rumours he’d picked up a knock.
Shkodran Mustafi fails his late fitness test so Per Mertesacker makes his first start of the season in defence alongside Nacho Monreal and Rob Holding while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gets the nod in the left wing-back role.
As for Chelsea, Antonio Conte has gone with Nemanja Matic alongside N’Golo Kante in midfield with Cesc Fabregas on the bench. Pedro is chosen ahead of Willian in attack.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Ospina, Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal; Bellerin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Sanchez, Ozil; Welbeck.
Subs: Cech, Elneny, Coquelin, Iwobi, Lucas, Walcott, Giroud.
Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso; Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard.
Subs: Begovic, Zouma, Ake, Terry, Fabregas, Willian, Batshuayi.
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