Arsenal will host AFC Wimbledon on the EFL cup. Arsenal made eleven changes from the past game where in goal Leno replaces Ramsdale.
In defence, White and Gabriel make way for Mari and Holding. Whereas Kieran Tierney is replaced by highly rated summer signing Tavares. The right back position is filled by Cedric who replaced the Japanese international.
In midfield Party kept his place from the weekend game. He was partnered with AM Niles and Sambi Lokonga in a three man midfield. It is recalled that in the previous game partey anchored the midfield while ESR and Odegaard sitting infrint of him.
In attrack, Aubameyang is replaced with experienced striker Lacazette taking the arm band on the day. He is flanked with Gabriel Martinelli and Eddie Nekitah. These two positions were reserved for Pepe and Bukayo Saka in the league.
Mikel Arteta is hoping to provide much needed win to keep the momentum building after two 1-0 wins in the league and sitting 13th at the time of writing. In the league Arsenal will host archival Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates.
Both teams are obliged to bring the win home as they are under heavy pressure as Arsenal lost the first three games of the season conceding nine goals and registering none. Where as, Spurs are defeated in their last two games surprisingly by Crystal Palace and European champions Chelsea at home with similar score line of 3-0.
Post match report,
Arsenal won their third round league cup fixture thanks to a penalty goal from Alexander Lacazette, a wonderful strike from Emlie Smith Rowe and a back hill goal from Eddie Nekitah.