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West Bromwich Albion will face Arsenal in the round two fixture of the EFL Cup tournament. The high voltage game will be played at the Hawthorns on August 26, Thursday at 12:30 am IST.
West Bromwich Albion may add to Arsenal’s miseries in the fixture on Thursday. The Baggies are enjoying a good start in the Championship. Albion’s first game in the competition against Bournemouth ended in a draw.
This was followed by the team scripting back-to-back victories in their next three matches. West Bromwich Albion defeated Luton Town, Sheffield United, and Blackburn to occupy the second position on the points table.
Arsenal, on the other hand, didn’t have an ideal start to their campaign in the Premier League. They lost their first two matches of the Premier League against Brentford and Chelsea.
West Brom vs Arsenal team news
COVID-19 outbreak has hit Mikel Arteta’s squad along with a list of injuries. The Gunners are without Thomas Partey, Eddie Nketiah, and Gabriel Magalhaes due to injuries, while Gabriel Martinelli and Kieran Tierney had to be taken off during the Chelsea clash after picking up knocks.
The duo might not be risked today. Ben White, too misses due to illness. Arsenal, however, will welcome back Alexandre Lacazette and Runar Alex Runarsson, who were out due to a positive COVID-19 test. William too is back to training; however, the player is unlikely to feature with reports suggesting a transfer to Brazil is being worked out. The squad will also welcome Martin Odegaard, who has received clearance to participate after completing formalities around his transfer from Real Madrid.
The EFL Cup West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal match will kickstart at 12:30 am IST.
West Bromwich Albion will be missing the services of Robert Snodgrass as he has been ruled out due to an injury. Arsenal will have a lot of players unavailable for selection due to a variety of reasons. Thomas Partey, Eddie Nketiah, and Gabriel Magalhaes have suffered an injury while Alexandre Lacazette and Willian have tested positive for Covid-19.
West Bromwich Albion possible starting lineup: Kyle Bartley, Matt Clarke, Darnell Furlong, Jake Livermore, Alex Mowatt, Conor Townsend, Grady Diangana, Callum Robinson, Karlan Grant, Sam Johnstone, Dara O’Shea
Arsenal possible starting lineup: Rob Holding, Ben White, Cedric Soares, Kieran Tierney, Granit Xhaka, Albert Sambi, Aaron Ramsdale, Pablo Mari, Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe, Lokonga Emile, Smith Rowe