There has been a lot of speculation about how many changes to the Arsenal starting line up Arsene Wenger will make for the second Champions League group match against the Swiss champions Basel tonight, even more so with Francis Coquelin reminding the Gunners boss of how injury problems have plagued the club in recent years.
Apart from having to replace the defensive midfielder though, with Granit Xhaka the obvious choice, I think we will see just one other change from the 11 players that started and did so well against Chelsea in the Premier League at the weekend. Arsenal do have an EPL match on Sunday to consider but after that is the international break and the trip to Burnley is a game we expect to win anyway.
I think Wenger will want to continue the good form and momentum that Arsenal have been building and that would surely be easier if you keep the same players on the pitch, especially when all of them are playing well and looking like a solid unit.
The only other change I think Arsenal will make is to bring Ospina in for Cech after his heroics in the first group game away to PSG. Is this how you would set up for Basel?