[Teams] Sunderland vs Arsenal: Chamberlain & Gervinho Return

By on February 18, 2012

Arsenal take on Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in their FA Cup fifth round tie, and we have all the teams news for you.

The two sides face-off for the second consecutive weekend after the Gunners grabbed a late 2-1 victory in the league last Saturday, and Arsene Wenger would be keen for a similar result tonight.

Wenger has decided to make five changes from the starting side that lost 4-0 to AC Milan. In comes Fabianski, Coquelin, Djourou, Chamberlain and Gervinho, with Szczesny, Gibbs, Koscielny, Walcott and Rosicky making way.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Sunderland Team

Mignolet, Bardsley, O’Shea, Turner, Richardson, Larsson, Gardner, Cattermole, Colback, McClean, Sessignon.

SUBS: Bridge, Campbell, Dong-won, Meyler, Kyrgiakos, Elmohamady, Westwood.

Arsenal Team

Fabianski, Sagna, Djourou, Vermaelen, Coquelin, Song, Arteta, Chamberlain, Ramsey, Gervinho, Van Persie.

SUBS: Rosicky, Szczesny, Walcott, Squillaci, Arshavin, Chamakh, Benayoun

We’ll have video highlights up on the site shortly after the final whistle, so check back later.

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4 Comments

  1. ayus baba

    February 18, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Hmmmmmm I have my heart in my mouth, hope i won’t be vomitting it out watching the match.All the same,I wish my darling Arsenal team victory tonight.

  2. Lanreh

    February 18, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    Sorry! I wont waste my money and time watching ramsey any longer

  3. Arsene

    February 18, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Dreadful performance so far. Slow and laboured in the midfield. Chaos at the back. Pull your socks up arsenal!

  4. TAR

    February 18, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    i wasted my time watching this game. Terrible, why doesnt Wenger sell these underperformers????We have quality…where????

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