25/02/18 | Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City | Carabao Cup

25/02/18 | Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Angelito » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:47 pm

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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby KG3 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:19 pm

This is a game where we are going to spend the majority of the time with our backs against the wall and hope for the best on the counter, in order to successfully do that we'll need to make a few changes starting with the formation as we can transition to 5 at the back when defending with this, as for the goalkeeper I know ospina is the main one for this comp but Cech is a must for this type of game we can't afford for Ospina to be parrying shots into dangerous areas or missing crosses and if it comes to penalty's we can sub ospina on lol, last but not least we have our captain, leader and legend Mertesacker who will be the most important player in this system as we know when it comes to sitting deep he's easily our best defender with crosses and reading of the game and the best in terms of organising the defence, his pace shouldn't be an issue with Kos/Mustafi/Elneny there to protect him and us being sat back for the majority of the game.

Anyways this is just my opinion I'm sure Wenger will go with the likes of Ospina, Xhaka and Iwobi all guns blazing and we'll go 1/2 goals down early and pull one back before City kill of the game towards the end.

----------------------Cech------------------------

---Mustafi--Mertesacker--Koscielny----

Bellerin--Elneny--Ramsey--Monreal

Ozil-----------Aubameyang----------Mkhi

Ospina, Chambers, Kolasinac, Xkaha, Niles, Iwobi, Welbeck
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Royal Gooner » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:51 pm

Good job we got the job done against the Swedes nice and early so we can rest the team for this. We need to go all out for this to ensure that we get Europe guarenteed next year (just a formality anyway). Plus Wenger can then say he has won every English cup.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby UFGN » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:53 pm

Going

I'm a complete hippo for going cos I slag the tournament all the time

But some tickets came up and going I am
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby arsenalpan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:29 pm

KG3 wrote:This is a game where we are going to spend the majority of the time with our backs against the wall and hope for the best on the counter, in order to successfully do that we'll need to make a few changes starting with the formation as we can transition to 5 at the back when defending with this, as for the goalkeeper I know ospina is the main one for this comp but Cech is a must for this type of game we can't afford for Ospina to be parrying shots into dangerous areas or missing crosses and if it comes to penalty's we can sub ospina on lol, last but not least we have our captain, leader and legend Mertesacker who will be the most important player in this system as we know when it comes to sitting deep he's easily our best defender with crosses and reading of the game and the best in terms of organising the defence, his pace shouldn't be an issue with Kos/Mustafi/Elneny there to protect him and us being sat back for the majority of the game.

Anyways this is just my opinion I'm sure Wenger will go with the likes of Ospina, Xhaka and Iwobi all guns blazing and we'll go 1/2 goals down early and pull one back before City kill of the game towards the end.

----------------------Cech------------------------

---Mustafi--Mertesacker--Koscielny----

Bellerin--Elneny--Ramsey--Monreal

Ozil-----------Aubameyang----------Mkhi

Ospina, Chambers, Kolasinac, Xkaha, Niles, Iwobi, Welbeck


Mertesacker against City? What's the point?
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby UFGN » Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:40 pm

^^

Was thinking the same. Mert vs City on a maximum sized pitch

No.

No.

Just.... no.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby CrimsonGunner11 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:50 am

Cech
Bellerin Mustafi Koscielny(c) Monreal
Wilshere Elneny Ramsey?
Ozil
Nketiah --- Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Kolasinac, Niles, Xhaka, Iwobi, Welbeck

OR

Cech
Bellerin Mustafi Koscielny(c) Kolasinac
Elneny Wilshere
Iwobi --- Ozil --- Monreal
Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Niles, Xhaka, Ramsey?, Welbeck, Nketiah

OR

Cech
Koscielny(c) Mustafi Monreal
Bellerin --- Elneny --- Wilshere --- Kolasinac
Ramsey? --- Ozil
Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Niles, Xhaka, Iwobi, Welbeck, Nketiah


Mkhi's ineligible, I believe
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(Martinez/Macey)
Bellerin Saliba Sokratis Tierney
(Niles/Osei-Tutu) (Mustafi/Dinos) (Holding/Medley) (Kolasinac/Bola)
Xhaka(c)
(Luiz?/Chambers)
Guendouzi --- Ceballos
(Torreira/Elneny) --- (Ozil/Willock)
Pepe -------------------- Auba
(ESR/Mkhi) -------------------- (Nelson/Saka)
Lacazette
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby starmandb » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:56 pm

CrimsonGunner11 wrote:
Cech
Bellerin Mustafi Koscielny(c) Monreal
Wilshere Elneny Ramsey?
Ozil
Nketiah --- Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Kolasinac, Niles, Xhaka, Iwobi, Welbeck

OR

Cech
Bellerin Mustafi Koscielny(c) Kolasinac
Elneny Wilshere
Iwobi --- Ozil --- Monreal
Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Niles, Xhaka, Ramsey?, Welbeck, Nketiah

OR

Cech
Koscielny(c) Mustafi Monreal
Bellerin --- Elneny --- Wilshere --- Kolasinac
Ramsey? --- Ozil
Aubameyang

Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Niles, Xhaka, Iwobi, Welbeck, Nketiah


Mkhi's ineligible, I believe

Yes
He played 21 mins in the quarter final at Bristol city
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Özilfan » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:04 pm

Can't see us losing this one, to be honest, as Wenger's got Pep's number. You know. I know it. Pep knows it. And, given that Pep's in Wenger's pocket, the League Cup trophy will be finally and rightfully be ours.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Sims » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:06 pm

micki cant play

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kos - mustafi - monreal
bellerin - xhaka - ramsey - kola
ozil - aubameyang - iwobi
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Santi » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:07 pm

Hope there's not a single person who claims to not care about winning this. We should be able to rest the majority vs Ostersunds and can even throw the league game the week after tbh, just f***ing give everything here and bring that trophy home.

Always wanted it even if it's the 4th of 4...they all count.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby arsenalpan » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:19 pm

It's a game we need to fight hard in the midfield all 90 minutes. So no Iwobi, no Xhaka. I would like to see Wilshere, Monreal, Elneny,Kola and Ramsey all on the pitch. Just fight, make the game as physically as possible. One little chance Ozil could get linked to Auba, and we win 1-0.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Ach » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:52 pm

Auba will be on the bench.
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby Marsbar100 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:21 pm

Can't see how we win this without ramsey, he is key man for this
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Re: 25/02/18 | Arsenal vs Manchester City | Carabao Cup

Postby DiamondGooner » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:22 pm

No mkhitarayn, no Lacazette, no Ramsey.

This could be a frustrating night for us.
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