Confirmed teams: Southampton v Arsenal: Koscielny starts, Ozil on the bench

By on December 16, 2018

Laurent-Koscielny arsenal

Arsenal can extend our unbeaten run to 23 matches in all competitions with a positive result against Southampton at St Mary’s this afternoon [13.30pm kick-off].

Laurent Koscielny starts in a back four along with Stephan Lichtsteiner, Nacho Monreal and Hector Bellerin while Matteo Guendouzi joins Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira in midfield.

Mesut Ozil must make do with a place on the bench along with Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette.

These are the teams:


McCarthy, Yoshida, Valery, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Targett, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Armstrong, Redmond, Ings.

Subs: Gunn, Hoedt, Davis, Johnson, Ward-Prowse, Long, Austin


Leno, Bellerin, Koscielny, Lichtsteiner, Monreal, Xhaka, Iwobi, Guendouzi, Torreira, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang

Subs: Cech, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Ramsey, Ozil, Lacazette, Nketiah



  1. malaysian gunner

    December 16, 2018 at 1:52 pm

    Arsenal 1-0 down.not surprsing.they are taking a long time to get the
    attack going.
    reminds me of wenger passing all day.

  2. malaysian gunner

    December 16, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    if the gunners overpass they will be ripe for the quick counter.
    another goal conceded will be fatal.

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