Carabao Cup: Guardiola To Play Bravo In "Special" Final, Sterling Doubtful

Carrie Guzman
February 23, 2018

Arsenal are notoriously poor against the top six sides.

"I play the stuff that I listen to anyway and the other players seem to like it".

Many have rightly chosen to pin that on Arsene Wenger. "This is a club that every year needs to grow up and win titles". And the stats, for Wenger and the club, do not read prettily. Speaking with Sky Sports, the Czech admitted that being a spectator is not ideal.

Asked about Jesus" chances of being involved at Wembley, Guardiola replied: "We will see'.

"Sergio has been incredible, but sometimes you need to be fresh".

It has become a problem for Arsenal and Wenger over recent seasons - but it was not always the case.

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And that is all true and worrying and has been debated, discussed and bemoaned ad nauseam.

It was claimed that there remained hope that an intensive treatment programme would ensure that a player who has previously netted two FA Cup final goals for Arsenal at the home of English football might at least make the bench. The fear is that City may come out like a wounded animal and play with even greater determination to put things right and register the first silverware for Guardiola since his arrival in England.

Wenger has won the FA Cup a record seven times since he took the helm at Arsenal but has twice been beaten in the final of the League Cup, by Chelsea in 2007 and Birmingham City in 2011. While Claudio Bravo has been the mainstay during the Carabao Cup games, Ederson is expected to be the first name on the sheet in both the encounters, and he is our pick for this combined eleven. Arsenal lost the game 2-1 but reached the last 16 4-2 on aggregate.

Arsenal have breezed through their Europa League campaign so far, while the Premier League has been a bit more of a struggle. In fact, the very opposite is true: they have excelled when the competition has been at its highest.

Ospina has been playing in cup competitions for the Gunners, while Petr Cech mans the posts in Premier League duty. Guardiola's side were then made to sweat in the fourth round as they were held 0-0 at home to Championship leaders Wolves in 90 minutes.

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