FA Cup is once again Arsenal’s best chance of winning a silverware and manager Arsene Wenger has named a very strong starting XI against Conference leaders Lincoln City.
In the back line, England international Kieran Gibbs has replaced Spanish defender Nacho Monreal in the left back position. Petr Cech replaces David Ospina in the goal. The Colombian goalie got ruled out of the quarter final due to a groin injury (via Mirror).
Welsh international Aaron Ramsey will partner former Borussia Monchengladbach star Granit Xhaka in the center of the park. Record signing Mesut Ozil started on the bench vs Bayern Munich and he is on the bench for today’s contest as well.
In the attacking third, the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott and star playmaker Alexis Sanchez retain their starting places. French star Olivier Giroud returns in place of Danny Welbeck to start in the No. 9 position.
Here is Arsenal’s confirmed 4-2-3-1 XI formation vs Lincoln.