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