[Teams] MLS All-Star XI vs Arsenal: Holding starts, Xhaka on bench

By on July 29, 2016

Arsenal continue their pre-season preparations with the first of our friendlies in the United States as we take on an MLS All-Star XI in California tonight.

Rob Holding starts in defence alongside Krystian Bielik while Mathieu Debuchy and Kieran Gibbs also get runs out.

Theo Walcott starts up top with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and Joel Campbell in support.

Mohamed Elneny lines-up alongside Francis Coquelin in midfield with new signing Granit Xhaka on the bench along with the likes of Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal, Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom.

Here are the line-ups:


Cech; Debuchy, Holding, Bielik, Gibbs; Elneny, Coquelin; Chambo, Wilshere, Campbell, Walcott.

Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Monreal, Chambers, Xhaka, Zelalem, Iwobi, Willock, Reine-Adelaide, Akpom.

All Stars

Blake; Rosenberry, Ciman, Van Damme, Acosta; Pirlo, Beckerman; Dos Santos, Kaka, Villa; Drogba

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