Mesut Ozil returns to the starting lineup and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette start together for the first time as Arsenal face Cardiff.
Unai Emery has finally paid heed to the fans it seems as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette both start together for the first time in the 2018-19 campaign. Mesut Ozil also returns to the starting lineup.
🚨 Here’s our team for #CARARS in text…
Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Ramsey, Ozil, Aubameyang, Lacazette
Subs: Leno, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Elneny, Torreira, Mkhitaryan, Welbeck pic.twitter.com/oBPXwiZOGh
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) September 2, 2018
But, there are a couple of surprises, with Petr Cech still retaining his spot over Bernd Leno and Granit Xhaka being preferred again over summer arrival Lucas Torreira.