Friday, January 27, 2023

Changes at the back only: Crystal Palace v Arsenal teams

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Ward, Delaney, Dann, Souare, Mutch, Ledley, Puncheon, Zaha, Gayle, Campbell

Subs: Hennessey, Hangeland, Kelly, Jedinak, Bolasie, Ameobi, Murray

Arsenal: Ospina, Chambers, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Welbeck, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud

Subs: Szczesny, Gibbs, Bellerin, Gabriel, Wilshere, Rosicky, Walcott

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happy gunner

I expect 95 goals with this line up. One every minute. (Including added time)




Our attacking options are frightening!! Coyg!!


I know! How good does competition for places feel?! Best squad we’ve had in years and years.


Awesome attack but coquelin is going to need some help!


Agreed, let’s hope he isn’t injured, not sure who would take over from him. Chambers didn’t shine the only time he played there.


The bench alone is ridiculous!!!! COYG

Springbank 1962

Look at that bench and weep.

Me So Hornsey

Can anybody work out the formation for this? I’m totally confused.



Alexis Alexis

It’s the same as against Boro bar some changes at the back. Cazorla in the middle of the park alongside le Coq with Ozil in front of them. Welbz and me on the wings. Giroud in goal.. Just kidding


I’m pretty sure Ozil is in goal today.

I’m not sure about the rest though, but it’s looking like a 5-4-6 formation.

Cape Town Gunner

Five full internationals on our bench. That’s how I like it.

Quite glad McArthur isn’t in their squad, Mutch and Ledley looks a pretty makeshift central duo. 442 from Pardeaux, hope it backfires on him!


Best SQUAD in years! Talent,attitude,togetherness and a perfect blend of youth and experience. It’s nice we don’t have to bake a cake from scratch every transfer window,instead we look for a delicious cherry to sit on top (a la alexis/ozil)
Players can’t waltz off to Barcelona (or wherever their DNA or little boy inside dictates) and stroll back to play for us!

I love this squad,each and every player

Me So Hornsey

Oh ok I think I’ve got it Cazorla is sitting with Coq. Ozil no.10 roll, Sanchez left and Wellbeck right.

Wellbeck absolutely cannot leave Chambers by himself like he did with Bellerin against Spuds.

Henry! Chance!! Goal!!!

It is exactly the same set up as last week. Except for changes at the back. But tactically, there is no difference


Wellbeck shouldn’t be starting ahead of Theo.


Jack’s back. Yesss !!! COYG !



Really, with five top class attackers and one cocky and adept technically-skilled DM Palace stand no chance.


4 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – lot of freedom to roam

glory hunter

Akpom must be pissed lol
lately he’s always been part of the squad, as soon as he extends his contract, he no longer makes the bench. Arsene you sly dog 🙂

Dick Swiveller

I think it has as much to do with Walcott being back as anything else.

Proff Gooner

Options, options…. So many damn options!

Forever COYG!!!


Team that should dominate the ball. Santi has been immense at keeping the ball and with Ozil ahead of him we should create loads of chances

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