[Teams] Arsenal vs Standard Liege: Confirmed line-ups from the Emirates

By on October 3, 2019

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Arsenal can take control of Europa League Group F with victory over Standard Liege at the Emirates Stadium tonight.

Unai Emery has made plenty of changes from the side that drew at Manchester United on Monday night with Emi Martinez coming in to replace Bernd Leno in goal while Hector Bellerin makes his first start of the season at right-back.

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Kieran Tierney also makes another start at left-back with Sead Kolasinac making way while Rob Holding and Shkodran Mustafi come in for Sokratis and David Luiz in the middle of the back four for Arsenal.

Lucas Torreira is joined by Joe Willock in midfield with Granit Xhaka and Matteo Guendouzi dropping out while Dani Ceballos is preferred to Mesut Ozil in the attacking midfield position. The German playmaker doesn’t even make the bench for the second game in a row.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is given a rest with Gabriel Martinelli leading the line up front while Riess Nelson comes in for Bukayo Saka on the wing. Ainsley Maitland-Niles is also recalled to play in a more advanced role with Nicolas Pepe named among the substitutes.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Arsenal

Martinez; Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Tierney; Torreira, Willock; Maitland-Niles, Ceballos, Nelson; Martinelli

Subs: Leno, Chambers, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Pepe

Standard Liege

Milinkovic-Savic; Vojvoda, Vanheusden, Laifis, Gavory; Mpoku, Bastien, Boljevic, Cimirot, Lestienne; Emond.

Subs: Bodart, Goreux, Lavalee, Carcela, Amallah, Fai, Avenatti

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