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Arsenal v Chelsea Team Lineups

Arsenal v Chelsea Team Lineups

Brice was busy with school work and I was busy with mom and grandma today. Sorry about the lack of a match preview. Here are the team lineups:

The most interesting absentees are Almunia and Arshavin, while Adebayor, Djourou, Bendtner, Denilson and Eboue are left on the bench.

Arsenal
Lukasz Fabianski; Bacary Sagna, Kolo Toure, Mikael Silvestre, Kieran Gibbs; Theo Walcott, Alex Song, Abou Diaby, Samir Nasri; Cesc Fabregas (C); Robin Van Persie

Substitutes:
Denilson, Aaron Ramsey, Johan Djourou, Vito Mannone, Emmanuel Adebayor, Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner

Chelsea
Petr Cech; Mikel, Alex, John Terry (c), Ashley Cole; José Bosingwa, Michael Essien, Frank Lampard; Florent Malouda, Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka

Substitutes:
Branislav Ivanovic, Franco Di Santo, Michael Ballack, Salomon Kalou, Juliano Belletti, Henrique Hilario, Michael Mancienne

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Writer:Gooner Lou
Date:Sunday May 10 2009
Time: 3:35PM

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Comments

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Predictable wasn't it?
GoonerLou
10/05/2009 16:47:00
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don't know why anyone expects anything else - we have no end product - wasted chance after wasted chance - our team consist of a bunch of good players - not enough world class. 4th is the best we can hope for every season
D4NNYT
10/05/2009 16:52:00
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This is depressing......has reached a degree of indifference
kanav_gooner
10/05/2009 16:55:00
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i agree but not been smart, expect a busy sumer for wenger if ye want to challenge 4 big name players to slot in should be a start
123spurs
10/05/2009 17:02:00
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tell her keeper dont leave the 6 yard box be a lot safer
123spurs
10/05/2009 17:05:00
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This is embarrasing, truly embarrasing.
Gooner_Vin
10/05/2009 17:08:00
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Let's not turn this into yet another summer thread - we have other places in the forum for that. The 1st and 3rd goals were bad luck. But buildup =/= goals. I feel like we're watching the Arsenal of 2006-07.
GoonerLou
10/05/2009 17:08:00
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Thing is, Chelsea haven't even done anything exceptional to be in this position.
Gooner_Vin
10/05/2009 17:14:00
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This is the sort of game that screams out loud for AA, and I'm screaming too.
GoonerLou
10/05/2009 17:15:00
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Exactly Vin, that's why I wouldn't call this one an 'embarrassment' as the guys are suggesting in the match thread in the forums. There's performance and there's scoreline. At least we're trying hard despite going 3 goals down, something that we didn't do enough against ManU.
GoonerLou
10/05/2009 17:17:00
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