Confirmed line-ups: Arsenal vs Dundalk: Runarsson handed debut, Nelson also starts

By on October 29, 2020

Reiss Nelson Arsenal

Arsenal take on Dundalk at the Emirates Stadium this evening in our second Europa League group stage game.

Boss Mikel Arteta has rotated his squad with several key players given a rest. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel, Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney are among those who drop to the bench tonight.

Summer signing Alex Runarsson is handed his Arsenal debut in goal while Cedric Soares, Sead Kolasinac and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are recalled to line-up alongside Shkodran Mustafi in defence.

Granit Xhaka starts in midfield along with Mo Elneny and Joe Willock so Dani Ceballos and Thomas Partey are rested. Bukayo Saka makes way with Nicolas Pepe and Reiss Nelson starting in attack.

Eddie Nketiah leads the line up front with Alexandre Lacazette making way while highly rated young striker Folarin Balogun is named on the bench for Arsenal.

These are the teams:


Runarsson; Cedric, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles; Willock, Elneny, Xhaka; Pepe, Nketiah, Nelson

Subs: Leno, Bellerin, Tierney, Gabriel, Saka, Ceballos, Lacazette, Willian, Aubameyang, Partey, Hein, Balogun


Rogers; Gartland, Cleary, Boyle, Dummigan; Mountney, Murray, Shields, McEleney; Duffy, Hoban.

Subs: Corcoran, Gannon, Hoare, Flores, Sloggett, Leahy, Oduwa, McCarey, Colovic, Kelly, McMillan

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