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That is the primary assembly between Arsenal and Leeds within the EFL Cup since September 1979 when the Gunners received 7-0 at Highbury, their greatest ever win within the competitors. Leeds have received simply three of their 12 home cup ties in opposition to Arsenal traditionally. A victory right here would undoubtedly enhance their morale.
Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds could have misplaced a few of their lustre from final season however are nonetheless a succesful outfit. The Whites shall be eager to make it into the EFL Cup final eight for simply the second time within the final 9 seasons. They final did so in 2016-17.
Contemporary from defeating Aston Villa right here 3-1 within the Premier League final week, Arsenal now welcome Leeds to the Emirates. The Gunners must be at their finest to make it to the quarter-finals, having come unstuck at residence in opposition to Premier League sides in three of the final 5 seasons.
Mikel Arteta makes 9 adjustments to the Arsenal staff that noticed off Aston Villa. White and Smith Rowe lead a powerful second string, whereas former Leeds loanee Nketiah leads the road. The rotation-shy Bielsa brings in 4 new gamers from Leeds’ 1-1 draw with Wolves. 19-yr-outdated defender Drameh makes his Leeds debut.