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Arsenal vs Liverpool confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Carabao Cup semi-final tonight

The Independent
The Independent
 2022-01-20

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It was honours even in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final, with ten-man Arsenal clinging on to a 0-0 draw against Liverpool .

Mikel Arteta ’s side have since seen their Premier League encounter with Tottenham postponed due to a depleted squad, but are seemingly ready for the second leg at the Emirates Stadium.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Arsenal face Liverpool in the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg

With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane away at the Africa Cup of Nations, Jurgen Klopp will hope an alternative forward-line can build on a dominant showing against Brentford.

Chelsea are already through to the final, and await the victor of the second leg.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 7:45pm GMT on Thursday 20 January at the Emirates Stadium.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football and Ultra HD, with coverage beginning at 7pm. Subscribers can stream the fixture via the Sky Go app.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription. We may earn commission from some of the links in this article, but we never allow this to influence our content. This revenue helps to fund journalism across The Independent.

Confirmed line-ups

Arsenal: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tierney; Lokonga, Odegaard; Saka, Smith Rowe, Martinelli; Lacazette

Liverpool: Kelleher; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Jones; Gordon, Firmino, Jota

Odds

Arsenal 34/13

Draw 45/17

Liverpool 11/10

Prediction

This has been a truly strange Carabao Cup tie, so don’t rule out a shock, but a depleted Arsenal will surely struggle to keep Liverpool at bay for another 90 minutes. Arsenal 1-2 Liverpool

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