[Teams] Watford vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups from Vicarage Road
Arsenal will be looking to climb back into the top four with a win over Watford at Vicarage Road this evening. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Arsenal will be looking to climb back into the top four with a win over Watford at Vicarage Road this evening.
Gunners boss Unai Emery has switched to a back four with youngster Dinos Mavropanos coming in to the defence in place of the suspended Sokratis. Laurent Koscielny keeps his place while Shkodran Mustafi moves out to right back as Ainsley Maitland-Niles makes way. Nacho Monreal will move across to left-back with Sead Kolasinac also dropping to the bench.
Granit Xhaka is fit to return from a groin injury as he joins Lucas Torreira and Aaron Ramsey in midfield. Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette drop to the bench with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leading the line up front.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi support the Gabon international while Bernd Leno replaces Petr Cech in goal after the Czech legend started for Arsenal against Napoli in the Europa League last week.
As for Watford, Troy Deeney once again leads the attack with Andre Gray offering support and Ben Foster keeps goal for the hosts.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Foster, Janmaat, Kabasele, Cathcart, Masina, Femenia, Capoue, Doucoure, Hughes, Deeney, Gray.
Subs: Gomes, Britos, Mariappa, Success, Sema, Chalobah, Navarro.
Leno, Mustafi, Koscielny, Mavropanos, Monreal; Xhaka, Torreira; Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Iwobi; Aubameyang.
Subs: Cech, Elneny, Lacazette, Ozil, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Kolasinac.
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