1′ Odegaard will get the sport underway for Arsenal!
The groups are out on the pitch now, with kick-off simply moments away!
Arsenal have misplaced simply one in every of their final 13 Premier League away video games in opposition to West Ham (W8 D4), happening 1-0 in January 2019. Overall, at no facet have Arsenal gained extra Premier League matches on the highway than their 13 victories in opposition to the Hammers.
Mikel Arteta makes simply three adjustments from the win over Manchester United final Saturday. Tomiyasu is deemed match to start out after his calf damage, with Holding and Martinelli being introduced in as nicely. Soares and Smith Rowe each begin on the bench, whereas Ben White misses out with a good hamstring.
David Moyes makes 5 adjustments to the facet that misplaced to Frankfurt final day out. Fabianski returns in purpose, with Coufal, Fredericks, Noble and Benrahma additionally coming in. Areola, Soucek and Antonio drop to the bench, the place Diop can also be named after recovering from an ankle damage. Craig Dawson is suspended after his pink card in opposition to Chelsea final weekend.
ARSENAL SUBS: Bernd Leno, Alexandre Lacazette, Emile Smith Rowe, Cedric Soares, Nicolas Pepe, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Alex Kirk, Salah Oulas M’Hand, Zack Swanson.
ARSENAL STARTING XI (4-3-3): Aaron Ramsdale; Takehiro Tomiyasu, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Nuno Taveres; Martin Odegaard, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka; Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah, Gabriel Martinelli.
WEST HAM SUBS: Alphonse Areola, Andriy Yarmolenko, Michail Antonio, Nikola Vlasic, Issa Diop, Arthur Masuaku, Tomas Soucek, Alex Kral, Ajibola Alese.
WEST HAM STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): Lukasz Fabianski; Ryan Fredericks, Vladimir Coufal, Kurt Zouma, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice, Mark Noble; Jarrod Bowen, Manuel Lanzini, Pablo Fornals; Said Benrahma.
Arsenal’s destiny is in their very own arms as they proceed to go for a top-four end and, after Tottenham’s win earlier, they’ve the prospect to leapfrog their rivals again into fourth if they’ll get a victory right here. The Gunners have gained back-to-back matches in opposition to Chelsea and Manchester United, ending their three-game dropping run firstly of final month. West Ham suffered a slim 2-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt of their semi-final first leg on Thursday, they usually’ll be hoping to get their league type again on monitor earlier than the return leg. They’ve gained simply one in every of their final 5 league video games (D1 L3): a 2-1 victory over Everton in early April.
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2′ Arsenal’s early nook is cleared by Zouma and West Ham break shortly on the counter. Bowen makes an important run by way of the center, nevertheless it’s lower out when Xhaka slides in to win the ball.