[Teams] Arsenal vs AC Milan: Confirmed Line-ups
Arsenal must make Champions League history and overturn a 4-0 deficit against Italian giants AC Milan at the Emirates tonight. Here are the confirmed teams.
Arsenal have a mountain to climb if they are to reach the quarter finals of this seasons Champions League, as they must overturn a 4-0 deficit against Italian giants AC Milan at the Emirates tonight.
Arsene Wenger’s task has been made even more difficult by a spate of injuries that have crippled his midfield options for the game, with Abou Diaby, Yossi Benayoun and Mikel Arteta joining Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and Francis Coquelin on the sidelines. Thomas Rosicky and Kieran Gibbs were also doubts, but have passed late fitness checks and start.
Wenger has gone with his strongest available team as he tries to make Champions League history tonight. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Song, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Gervinho, Van Persie.
SUBS: Fabianski, Djourou, Jenkinson, Miquel, Ozyakup, Park, Chamakh.
AC Milan Team
Abbiati: Abate, Mexes, T. Silva, Mesbah; Emanuelson, V. Bommel, Noverino; El Shaarawy; Robinho; Ibrahimovic
SUBS: Amelia, Roma, Zambrotta, Bonera, Yepes, Aquilani, Ganz
We’ll have video highlights and player ratings up after the final whistle, so check back on Football Talk later.
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