How to follow Chelsea vs Arsenal in India

How to follow Chelsea vs Arsenal in India

How to follow Chelsea vs Arsenal in India

"I have not to justify every decision I make, you know", he said.

Chelsea will host Arsenal in the first leg of a Carabao Cup semifinal tie on Wednesday.

It was a decision, Wenger insisted, that had nothing to do with Sanchez being targeted by Manchester City in the January transfer window.

If the sight of Sanchez on the bench was unusual, so too was Wenger watching his own team play from the press tribune as he served the second game of a touchline ban for misconduct toward a referee.

What Wenger did benefit from for once were clear video replays.

Wenger was given marching orders for the successive three Arsenal matches and he was also fined £40,000 for verbally abusing referee Mike Dean in the referee's changing room and questioning the referee's integrity.

Fabregas should have given Chelsea the lead just before half-time, but the former Arsenal midfielder wastefully headed straight at Ospina from close range.

Eden Hazard hasn't done much in the second half and was justifiably replaced on 83 minutes by Tiemoure Bakayoko.

Jack Wilshere was probably Arsenal's best performer but, worryingly, had to be subbed off early in the second half with an ankle injury.

"You have to accept as well when you play so many games, and Sanchez plays every game, that sometimes a breather in the middle of the season helps them a little bit".

"When you have the chance, you have to score". "We have to improve with all the players, not only the strikers". "It was by blocking a shot that turned his ankle". I knew I clearly got the ball so I wasn't anxious at all. The victor will be decided at the Emirates stadium for the return leg.

Arsene Wenger's side have won just one of their last six outings in all competitions and patience amongst the Arsenal supporters is understandably wearing thin. This is my only worry, not that we are playing three games versus Arsenal, but because we are playing three massive games in a short time and we have to play the league and we have to play FA Cup'.

Meanwhile, Chelsea will play Leicester City at 4am this Sunday in the English Premier League while Arsenal will play Bournemouth at 1.30am Monday.

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