Search

Gunners to give defender his Euro debut in Olympiakos clash

19:04 04 December 2012

Arsenal

Arsenal's Jernade Meade. Photo credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

Olympiakos v Arsenal line-ups

Arsenal will hand 20-year-old defender Jernade Meade his Champions League debut in tonight’s final Group B clash away to Olympiakos.

With qualification already secure for the knockout stages, if not top spot, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger rests several first-team regulars - and packs tonight’s bench with youngsters Zak Ansah, Swiss defenders Sead Hajrovic, Elton Monteiro and 17-year-old English striker Chuba Akpom.

Northern Ireland keeper Roy Carroll comes into the side for the Greeks, who will be out to repeat last season’s win here to secure seeding for the Europa League.

Olympiakos: Carroll, Diakite, Manolas, Contreras, Torosidis, Paulo Machado, Maniatis, Fejsa, Greco, Djebbour, Abdoun.

Subs: Megyeri, Ibagaza, Pantelic, Mitroglou, Fetfatzidis, David Fuster, Siovas

Arsenal: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Squillaci, Vermaelen, Meade, Coquelin, Rosicky, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chamakh, Gervinho.

Subs: Shea, Arshavin, Angha, Ansah, Hajrovic, Monteiro, Akpom.

Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain)

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 01:25
NLS WK13 15 Hendon's Gary McCann foot on ball

Thursday evening was a special one for Hendon FC, as the club fulfilled its first competitive fixture at new home Silver Jubilee Park. Playing only a few miles away from the site of their old ground Claremont Road,

Fri, 07:16
Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Jordan Nobbs believes Arsenal Ladies are ready to challenge for the league title again after their disappointing slump to fourth place last season.

Thu, 12:00
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck left) and Newcastle United's Remy Cabella (right) battle for the ball at St James' Park,

Even trailing a sequence of six straight victories in their wake, it takes a substantial leap of faith to envisage Arsenal snatching the Premier League title.

Thu, 10:00
NLS WK13 15 Hendon's Gary McCann foot on ball

Manager Gary McCann is looking forward to Hendon’s first competitive match at Silver Jubilee Park tonight (Thursday) as his side take on Corinthian-Casuals in the quarter-finals of the London Senior Cup.

Most read sport

Property Newsletter Sign-up

The latest North London property news and features straight into your inbox.

Other Emails:
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

The lights went off and the cameras came out.

Call it the X Factor, star quality, even ‘something’ but whatever ‘it’ is Ed’s not got it, says the PM.

The Ukip leader doesn’t want to be too scripted for the seven-way televised encounter.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder