31
Mar

Fabregas & Gallas start, Henry on the bench for European Champs


Written by Chris Wheatley

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As expected, Cesc Fabregas & William Gallas start tonight for Arsenal in their Champions League crunch clash with Barcelona.

Almunia
Sagna – Gallas – Vermaelen – Clichy
Fabregas – Song – Diaby
Nasri – Bendtner – Arshavin

Subs: Fabianski (GK), Campbell, Eboue, Denilson, Rosicky, Walcott, Eduardo.


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damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

where did u get this chris?

CaliforniaGooner
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CaliforniaGooner
6 years 4 months ago

Is this from MARCA

VanDaManPersie
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VanDaManPersie
6 years 4 months ago

——-Almunia
Sagna-Gallas-Verm-Clichy
—Fabre-Song-Diaby
Nasri-Bendtner-Ashavin

Thats my predicted line up

Chris
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Chris
6 years 4 months ago

It’s on goal.com

Emperor Gooner
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Emperor Gooner
6 years 4 months ago

this is a strong strong line-up..come lads!! lets bury em catalans!!!!!

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

i wonder why they didnt play yaya…pep has more faith in busquet than yaya…i will take yaya at anytime for arsenal.. if arsene want him..i will prefer him to denilson..

Dan
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Dan
6 years 4 months ago

So only RVP missing from our strongest team now then and he’ll be back (though probably not at his best) in 2/3 weeks!!!!

My Name Is Earl
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My Name Is Earl
6 years 4 months ago

is anybody else really nervous about this game?! lol

GoonerDareMKD
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GoonerDareMKD
6 years 4 months ago

NO! LOL :)@My Name Is Earl:

davies
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davies
6 years 4 months ago

Bendner starting again. We are going to lose, tonight everyone will see why Bentdner should not play. He is pathetic, the worst player on arsenal and he gets to start. Barca are a technically gifted team and Bendtner has no qualities too match them. I love the gunners and hope for a win but with Bendtner leading the attack we are doomed. Arsene Wenger usually has great jusdgments about players however for the big dane he is wrong. Mark my words, Bendtner will do nothing tonight, he will be his usual pathetic self.

A TRue GOon
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A TRue GOon
6 years 4 months ago

GOOD JOB GOONER CHRIS!!!!!!!!!! U got this news about an hour before the others.
COMMON ARSENAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOO I’M PUMPED!!!!!!!!!LET’S HOPE I’M NOT CUSSING BY THE END OF THE MATCH

Mohammad Hasan
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Mohammad Hasan
6 years 4 months ago

I heard now tht it’s not yet confirmed tht Fabregas will start. That will only be decided after the warm up.

GoonerT
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GoonerT
6 years 4 months ago

i’m so fucking nervous. i dont really know what to expect. messi and xavi are the two guys that worry me the most. as long as the lads give it everything then thats enough for me. a clean sheet tonight would obviously be fantastic

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

if we can get a cleansheet tonight at the emirate, and maybe get like 2 goals, we gonna be in the semi final…

Emperor Gooner
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Emperor Gooner
6 years 4 months ago

2o min to go…..

an arse worth having
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an arse worth having
6 years 4 months ago

No Abidal and Toure on the bench. That Barca defence is not watertight. If we can find a way of occasionally putting up a dam to curb the Messi flood we may have a chance.

Emperor Gooner
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Emperor Gooner
6 years 4 months ago

come onnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn ya gooooooooooooooonerss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

total barca here i have no words how to describe almunia

GoonerT
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GoonerT
6 years 4 months ago

we’re being taken to the cleaners here

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

omg…am fucking sweating and shaking

jason
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jason
6 years 4 months ago

all Barca in the first half

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

gallas????hope we not gonna get fucked in the second half by them…

Topgunwenger
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Topgunwenger
6 years 4 months ago

Ibrahimovitch is shit , best 2 players are Messi and Busquets

harrison
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harrison
6 years 4 months ago

well fabregas is outta second leg but come on we can nick this they’ve missed loads now lets make em rue missed chances come on the gunners

George
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George
6 years 4 months ago

We need to step our back line up and put them under pressure; we’re not adapted to soak it up. Fabregas booking was a joke.

My Name Is Earl
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My Name Is Earl
6 years 4 months ago

Cesc is fit to start???? hmmm….

Dan
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Dan
6 years 4 months ago

This is embarrassing!!

I’ve always wondered what he feels like to be a spurs fan?! Getting totally outclassed but still in the game… some how?

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

with denilson in the midfield in the second half, God save us!!!!!!!!!!11

Emperor Gooner
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Emperor Gooner
6 years 4 months ago

they battered us in the first 15..but have they got anything to show for it?? NO….we’ll be more settled in the 2nd half…come on ya gooners!!

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

arshavin is getting ridiculous nowadays….for real…eboue should be starting ahead of him…..the zeal is not in him anymore like last season…

tyga
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tyga
6 years 4 months ago

these comentators seem like they want us to get beaten

Impeccable1
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Impeccable1
6 years 4 months ago

Wow, I don’t remember seeing Arsenal get dominated by that ever. We were on the ropes but Almunia has kept us in it. Hopefully we can do something because that was a blitz but they didn’t capitalize so I hope it works the opposite way this time around as usually we are the ones who dominate a team and not score and then the team gets one chance and put it away.

gooner514
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gooner514
6 years 4 months ago

Damn ref. Should not have been a yellow for fabregas. He got the ball. If anything the ref should have talked to him and told him to chill out on the tackles. Dumbass ref.

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

wht a start to the half wow !!!!

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

Tie Over !!!!

GoonerT
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GoonerT
6 years 4 months ago

we’re getting spanked. fuck

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

diaby is shit today

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

i cannot believe whts happening

Hatta
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Hatta
6 years 4 months ago

Because diaby cut his hair

Adam_Gunner
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Adam_Gunner
6 years 4 months ago

im speechless !!!! amazing match

Topgunwenger
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Topgunwenger
6 years 4 months ago

Both Arsenal goals set up by Bendtner

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

lets hope we can get gallas arshavin back for the return leg

damstar
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damstar
6 years 4 months ago

we still have a chance…puyol and pique are off for the return leg…

jason
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jason
6 years 4 months ago

Cecs’s knee busted i think.

Dan
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Dan
6 years 4 months ago

Denilson was awesome when he came on.

Song was awful as a CB.

Diaby was poor.

Cesc was very poor.

Theo showed desire and hunger with the ball that the rest of them lacked.

Almunia was brilliant other than the 1st goal.

Bendtner was pretty decent considering.

2-2 is more than we deserved. Kinda scared of the Nou camp now, especially without Gallas, Arshavin and Cesc.

superfly
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superfly
6 years 4 months ago

Arshavin been poor during his last few games….missed a sitter, falls over, loses the ball, looking clueless at Hull, Birmingham and stoke. I think he needs a rest it might be that playing centre forward for so long has taken it out of him. I think we’ve got a great chance at Nou camp…as long as the players aren’t overawed by at Nou we have a great chance

CaliforniaGooner
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CaliforniaGooner
6 years 4 months ago

I’m crying right now…Unbeliable match..This was not even our first team and we fought back…Some poeple will say that we didn’t deserve the penalty but how many times have we seen that happen to us? Fabregas thank you…Walcott thank you. Come on ye Gooners!!!! Believe!!!!

Impeccable1
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Impeccable1
6 years 4 months ago

Based on the circumstances, it was a good result. We could have been out after the 1st leg but we still have a fighting chance. Diaby showed his inconsistency again; he had a very poor performance. Denilson was actually good when he came on. Great maturity and fighting spirit to come back. Kudos to Walcott as his pace bothered their defence.

Angry fan
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Angry fan
6 years 4 months ago

Great chance at the nou camp? R u for real? We are seriously not good enough to beat barca. This is what we need to aspire to. I think we are at least 4-6 years away from ever winning this or the premier league. To many average players that wenger thinks are good enough!!!

Emperor Gooner
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Emperor Gooner
6 years 4 months ago

f****n hell!! i’m almsot in tears!!! what an absolute m***********R of a match..i love this club…great great character shown tonight..we can do this!!!

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