I’m not going to spend a lot of time on this, not because you, the reader, doesn’t deserve an in depth pre-analysis of the game tonight but because I wrote the pre-match on Monday and we all know how that went.
However tonight I do expect that there’ll be a bit more entertainment from the team that Emery puts out. He loves this competition and maybe that’s why Monday was so stale because he was saving his super dooper team selection for tonight ………. one can dream.
Tonight we should see Bellerin, Holding and Tierney with possibly Mustafi tucked in to make up the CB numbers. If Emery wanted to be bold he could sit Chambers in front of the back four to give protection when Bellerin and Tierney go bombing forward. But as Chambers played on Monday night we’ll probably see Torreira (or Luiz) dropped in there ….. which is also fine with me.
Mid-field is where we have mostly decided there’s a problem with no-one really carrying the ball forward to our front three/two. Maybe we’ll see Ozil 🙂 with Ceballos and Willock. I expect Lacazette to start with Pepe.
Do you want to know anything about the opposition? Really tonight is about getting the supporters back on side so for me, it’s all about The Arsenal and winning and scoring lots of goals.
Here’s my team …………
Bellerin Mustafi Holding Tierney
Ceballos Ozil Willock
Come on Unai, we want to be entertained.