LIVE, League Cup semifinal: Arsenal v Chelsea, 2nd leg

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Arsenal host Chelsea in the second leg of their League Cup semifinal at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.

Locked at 0-0 following the first leg at Stamford Bridge two weeks ago, you might say that the Gunners have the upper hand with Arsene Wenger eyeing up a spot in the League Cup final for the first time since 2011.

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Arsenal haven’t won the League Cup since the 1992-93 campaign, while Chelsea have won it three times since 2005.

The winner of this tie face Manchester City in the final at Wembley on Feb. 25 after Pep Guardiola‘s men beat second-tier Bristol City 5-3 on aggregate over their two legs.

In team news Arsenal go for a 4-2-3-1 formation with David Ospina in goal as the only change, as Mesut Ozil starts in support of Alexandre Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey is on the bench.

Chelsea make one change from the team which beat Brighton 4-0 at the weekend with Willy Caballero continuing in goal, while Michy Batshuayi is replaced by Pedro.


Arsenal: Ospina; Bellerin, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Wilshere, Iwobi, Ozil, Lacazette. Subs: Macey, Chambers, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Nelson, Nketiah.

Chelsea: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Alonso; Willian, Hazard, Pedro. Subs: Eduardo, Cahill, David Luiz, Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Barkley, Batshuayi.