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Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Confirmed lineups

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Here. We. Go.  Will the gap to Arsenal be 7, 10, or 13 points after this one?  Only one of those keeps this title race alive, barely, on life support.



Arsenal starting lineup (4-1-4-1):
David Ospina | Nacho Monreal, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Hector Bellerin | Francis Coquelin | Alexis Sánchez, Mesut Özil, Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey | Olivier Giroud

Substitutes from: Wojciech Szczesny, Mathieu Debuchy, Kieran Gibbs, Jack Wilshere, Theo Walcott, Mathieu Flamini, Danny Welbeck

Chelsea starting lineup (4-3-3):
Thibaut Courtois | César Azpilicueta, John Terry, Gary Cahill, Branislav Ivanović | Ramires, Nemanja Matić, Cesc Fàbregas | Eden Hazard, Oscar, Willian

Substitutes from: Petr Čech, Filipe Luis, Kurt Zouma, Mikel, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Juan Cuadrado, Didier Drogba


Well, that's certainly a new and different solution to the striker injury problems.  Oscar as the nominal center forward?  Hazard?  Or somebody else?  Your guess is as good as mine.

Let's go!

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