Confirmed teams: Blackpool v Arsenal – Ramsey & Nketiah start

By on January 5, 2019

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Unai Emery gets his first taste of the FA Cup when Arsenal take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road in the third round this evening.

The boss has made wholesale changes to his starting eleven with a number of key players rested. Petr Cech starts in goal with Stephan Lichtsteiner joining Sokratis, Laurent Koscielny and Sead Kolasinac in defence.

Aaron Ramsey starts in midfield alongside Mo Elneny while Eddie Nketiah leads the line up front with Joe Willock, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Alex Iwobi for support.

These are the teams:


Howard, Nottingham, O’Connor, Bola, Spearing, Guy, Taylor, Feeney, Delfouneso, Gnanduillet.

Subs: Mafoumbi, Anderton, Bunney, Mclaughlin, Pritchard, O’Sullivan, Davies


Čech, Lichtsteiner, Koscielny, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Elneny, Ramsey, Maitland-Niles, Willock, Iwobi, Nketiah.

Subs: Martinez, Jenkinson, Medley, Torreira, Guendouzi, Saka, Lacazette.

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