Chelsea v Arsenal – Confirmed Lineups – Iwobi starts for Gunners in place of Ozil, Conte receives huge boost
Arsenal take a trip to London to Stamford Bridge for tonight’s Carabao Cup clash against Chelsea. The semi-final fixture is scheduled to kick-off at 20:00 (GMT)
The Gunners will be desperate to bounce back from their humiliating weekend defeat at the hands of Nottingham Forrest in the FA Cup.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is without Sead Kolasinac, Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud and Nacho Monreal due to injuries.
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte received a huge boost in the lead up to tonight’s clash after Eden Hazard was declared fit after recovering from a calf injury.
The Belgium international has been included in Conte’s starting eleven.
Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger has left Mesut Ozil out of the squad with Nigeria international Alex Iwobi starting in his place.
Chile international Alexis Sanchez has also been left out but starts tonight’s clash on the bench.
Chelsea v Arsenal – Confirmed Lineups
Chelsea Confirmed Lineups: Courtois; Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Drinkwater, Alonso; Hazard, Morata
Subs: Eduardo, David Luiz, Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Willian, Pedro, Batshuayi
Arsenal Confirmed Lineups: Ospina, Chambers, Mustafi, Holding, Bellerin, Wilshere, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles, Iwobi, Welbeck, Lacazette
Subs: Macey, Mavropanos, Mertesacker, Elneny, Nelson, Walcott, Alexis