RSS
Villa v Arsenal team news: El Ahmadi returns in only change
Team news ahead of Gunners clash.
24th Nov 2012
Villa v Arsenal team news: El Ahmadi returns in only change


By Dan Harrison at Villa Park

Karim El Ahmadi has been recalled to the Villa starting line-up for this evening's clash against Arsenal.

El Ahmadi replaces Stephen Ireland in midfield as Paul Lambert makes one change from last weekend's defeat at Manchester City.

Enda Stevens keeps his place at left-back despite Eric Lichaj's return from injury.

The Gunners have made three changes from their midweek Champions League clash against Montpellier.

Carl Jenkinson, Kieran Gibbs and Aaron Ramsey come in to the line-up with Bacary Sagna, Thomas Vermaelen and Jack Wilshere missing out.

VILLA: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Stevens, El Ahmadi, Westwood, Bannan, Weimann, Agbonlahor, Benteke. Subs: Given, Ireland, Albrighton, Holman, Delph, Bowery, Lichaj.

ARSENAL: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Podolski, Giroud. Subs: Sagna, Vermaelen, Wilshere, Coquelin, Arshavin, Mannone, Gervinho.

Match Centre

Adobe Flash Plug-in Needed

This website requires a Adobe Flash plug-in. Please download the latest version of the Flash plug-in by clicking here

Swansea City v
Aston Villa
competition logo
Liberty Stadium
26 Apr, 3:00pm
Countdown until kick-off

Tickets

Tickets
Hull
on sale

Shopping

Store
Home shirts available
from £10
  • dafabet
  • Macron

  • Fiat
  • Carlsberg
  • Turkish Airlines
  • EA Sports
  • Viagogo
  • Acorns
Privacy | Terms & Conditions | © Aston Villa Football Club