Liverpool vs Arsenal: Team Sheets

Teams:

Liverpool: Karius, Gomez, Lovren, Matip, Moreno, Can, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Subs: Ward, Klavan, Alexander-Arnold, Grujic, Milner, Solanke, Sturridge.

Arsenal: Cech, Koscielny, Holding, Monreal, Bellerin, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Xhaka, Ozil, Welbeck, Sanchez.

Subs: Lacazette, Giroud, Ospina, Walcott, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Coquelin

Wenger: “We know we don’t get penalties”

Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger hit out at match officials yesterday after the Gunners’ latest defeat at the hands of Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

Arsenal, who have a terrible away record against Stoke, dominated the game, but were denied by the brilliance of young Jack Butland in the Stoke goal, who made a clutch of key saves, especially in the first half. Continue reading

Arsenal kick off summer of rebuilding with powerful defender

London giants Arsenal on Tuesday confirmed that Bosnian full-back Sead Kolasinac will join them on a long-term contract from July.

An official statement on the club’s website said: “Sead Kolasinac will join us this summer on a long-term contract. Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July.” Continue reading

Season Summary For Arsenal FC – Main Reasons For Failure & What Can We Expect To See Next Year

The number of fans supporting the idea of Arsene Wenger leaving the role of Arsenal FC Manager was never higher than in the last couple of months. The Gunners have lost a lot of derby matches, failed (once again) to achieve any significant result in UEFA Champions League and failed to qualify for the same competition next season.

A lot of experts say that Arsenal is not able to be financially competent to other Premier League giant teams. Arsene Wenger has had a couple of weird transfer requests in the last couple of years, and many were shocked to see so much money being given for the move of Granit Xhaka. Continue reading

Wenger hopes he has done enough to secure himself a new deal

Bolstered by the FA Cup triumph, Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger has said he will go into Tuesday’s board meeting full of confidence in securing a new contract with the capital football giants.

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea 2-1 last Saturday to clinch the title after bossing the game for large parts. It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. Continue reading

Thibaut Courtois: “The first goal should never have been allowed”

Chelsea shotstopper Thibaut Courtois hit out at Referee Anthony Taylor for his decision to award Arsenal an early goal, a decision he believe could have been chalked off for two offences not one.

Speaking to ChelseaFC.com after the Blues’ 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup final, Courtois said, “The first goal should never have been allowed – it was clearly a hand ball and then Ramsey was offside because he was interfering in play. I think it was a handball even if it was maybe not deliberate. His hands were not in a natural position. At the start of every season they tell us the rules and at Manchester and now the hands were not where they should be. Continue reading