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Match Day Moments - Arsenal (a) Carabao Cup Semi-Final

Match Day Moments - Arsenal (a) Carabao Cup Semi-Final

Chelsea have played Arsenal three times already this season, each of the three fixtures have ended in draws, who`ll get the upper hand tonight in this one?

The Chelsea support making the short trip from SW6 to N5, will be hoping that the side of today can emulate the others that have done Chelsea proud in North London, none more so than the fixture when Wayne Bridge, during Arsenal`s untouchables season, scored that late winner to knock Arsenal out of the Champions League and put Chelsea in the final, sadly Chelsea made a right cock-up of the semi-final, against Monaco, when the trophy was, that year, there for the taking.

There`s also the small matter of revenge for the FA Cup Final defeat Arsenal inflicted upon Chelsea, last May, a defeat that cost us a unique League and FA Cup double in Conte`s first season in charge

As usual, we`re running or popular Match Day Moments feature whereby we encourage you to leave your opinions on a variety of subjects including, but not limited to,

1 - The build-up to the big game.

2 - The starting eleven as selected by Antonio Conte.

3 - The action as it happens over at the Emirates Stadium.

4 - Your thoughts in the immediate period between the final whistle sounding and the match report appearing on Vital Chelsea.

Here`s hoping that come the final whistle that it`ll be Chelsea heading to Wembley to take on Manchester City in the Carabao Cup Final, at Wembley.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Wednesday January 24 2018
Time: 7:00AM

Comments

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Courtois ruled out, Willy to start.
techlec2000
24/01/2018 13:43:00
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Hope we use the same team as last Sat.
Michael Reid
24/01/2018 16:52:00
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just the one change, Pedro replaces Batshuayi.
merlin
24/01/2018 19:08:00
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Willy is a liability, hopefully no moments of madness tonight.
BlackRussian
24/01/2018 19:11:00
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doesn't fill me with confidence but needs must!
merlin
24/01/2018 19:14:00
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Lovely remarks from Willian appearing on the BBC --------------Someone get Willian a transfer to the Brazilian diplomatic service. The Chelsea midfielder planted two size nines right where it hurts during the pre-match press conference. “To lose this kind of player is not easy," he said, when asked about Alexis Sanchez's departure "It would be like losing Eden Hazard here. Is he that important to them? Of course. "They are two great players but, unlike Sanchez, Eden is still here."
merlin
24/01/2018 19:21:00
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So disapointed....no youth. I am sure Musonda, Ampadu and mitchy deserve to start. Conte doesn't play them in cups, in bpl, ucl,..... except for mitch, they aren't even on the bench.
icebluelg
24/01/2018 19:23:00
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The stakes are too high, a place in a Wembley Final is at stake!
merlin
24/01/2018 19:24:00
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What Happened To Batsman?? Or Is This Another Show Of No-confidence On The Poor Lad?
Ken4CFC
24/01/2018 19:31:00
0
I Hope The Famous 3 Can Get The Job Done..Please No Wastefulness Today!
Ken4CFC
24/01/2018 19:34:00
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Batsman should have started over Pedro, especially as Roma just rejected the Dzeko deal again.
Michael Reid
24/01/2018 19:52:00
0
Hazard is the man!!!
BlackRussian
24/01/2018 20:03:00
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Would have loved to see Musonda play a part no matter how short the time. He was not disappointing last time.
Muleya1
24/01/2018 20:23:00
0
Decent first half. Bakayoko looking far more comfortable in this man mid. Again today he's mostly keeping it simple. Couple decent balls switch play out to Moses. Barkley is going to need some time. Not sure I would have thrown him into this match. He must another vote of no confidence in bats by conte.
Eric Clarkson
24/01/2018 20:47:00
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Am Impressed With Our Play So Far, Baka And Kante Have Bossed The Missed. Quite Disappointed With The Soft Goal We Concede But We Are Playing Well And Creating Chances..This Game Is Ours For The Taking!
Ken4CFC
24/01/2018 20:53:00
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Baka definitely making progress the more games he plays.
BlackRussian
24/01/2018 21:03:00
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Conte...how difficult is it to start with the last winning formation. Pray we win these in order to extend the chances of keeping AC.
elemzy
24/01/2018 21:26:00
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Rudigar has been their best player, Moses and Bark have been awful, at least Bark has an excuse . Conte got this one wrong yet again, no Musonda on the bench even .Sad thing is we have been the better team .
Michael Reid
24/01/2018 21:28:00
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Back to 3/5/2 ...FFS why defend when you are losing .
Michael Reid
24/01/2018 21:30:00
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so conte can not win useless wenger anymore?
Timi Ramsey
24/01/2018 21:38:00
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