Raphinha begins, Aubameyang finally in front

Leeds United inicial XI: Meslier; Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas; Phillips, Klich, Raphinha; Alioski, Harrison, Bamford.

Suplentes del Leeds United: Casilla, Struijk, Davis, Rodrigo, Costa, Roberts, Poveda.

Arsenal inicial XI: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Ceballos; Pepe, Willock, Willian; Aubameyang.

Arsenal substitutes: Runarsson, Mustafi, Maitland-Niles, Saka, Nelson, Nketiah, Lacazette.

Leeds United go with Illan Meslier in goal, behind a family back of four of former Arsenal player Luke Ayling, Robin Koch, Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas.

Kalvin Phillips has been cleared to start in midfield, with Mateusz Klich joining him in the engine room, while Raphinha makes his first Premier League outing as a more advanced midfielder.

Ezgjan Alioski starts on the right, with Jack Harrison on the left and Patrick Bamford leading the line, meaning Helder Costa is alone on the bench.

Rodrigo is also back on the bench, alongside Costa, Kiko Casilla, Pascal Struijk, Leif Davis, Tyler Roberts and Ian Carlo Poveda.

Meanwhile, Bernd Leno starts in Arsenal’s goal, but Mikel Arteta appears to have changed form to more of a 4-2-3-1 this afternoon.

Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney are full backs, with Rob Holding teaming up with Gabriel Magalhaes at the heart of the defense.

Granit Xhaka and Dani Ceballos start in central midfield, and Joe Willock has a chance to shine as Arsenal’s No. 10 today.

Nicolas Pepe and Willian line up wide, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finally starting at the top, as Alexandre Lacazette is only on the bench.

Runar Runarsson, Shkodran Mustafi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Bukayo Saka, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah are the rest of the bank.

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