Gareth Bale Impresses for Tottenham in FA Cup Triumph

Tottenham advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup as they got past Wycombe Wanderers 4-1 tonight. One of the stars of the match was Gareth Bale and Jose Mourinho praised the Welsh winger after the game.

Spurs had looked like they were heading for extra time when the game had changed on its head in the last five minutes. Two goals from Tanguy Ndombele and one from Harry Winks eventually gave the North Londoners the win.

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Manchester City Team News Starting XI Prediction vs West Brom

Manchester City advanced to the next round of the FA Cup on Saturday and will now shift their focus towards the Premier League. Let’s take a look at how they will be lined up against West Brom and what kind of changes Pep Guardiola might make to his team.

City left it late against Cheltenham, but came from being a goal down to get the win, and did so with a flurry in the final minutes. They have been on a great run recently and should keep that going against a team that is in the relegation zone.

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Arsenal Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Southampton

Arsenal will look to get over the disappointment of exiting the FA Cup as they once again take on Southampton on Tuesday. How will Mikel Arteta react to the defeat and respond with his team selection in this one?

The North London club crashed out of the world’s oldest domestic football competition in the fourth round at the hands of the Saints on the weekend. Now they have a chance to make amends for that defeat as they take on the same team in the Premier League competition.

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Pep Guardiola Has No Regret Over How Man City Beat Cheltenham

Manchester City moved on to the next round of the FA cup after a 3-1 win over Cheltenham Town and Pep Guardiola was impressed with his team’s response after going down, and having to leave it very late, per Yahoo News.

For a major part of the game, it looked like City were in danger of being knocked out of the competition. Cheltenham took the lead in the 59th minute and it was a deserved lead for the hosts.

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Tottenham Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Wycombe Wanderers

Tottenham will be in FA cup action in the fourth round of the competition as they will be away to Wycombe Wanderers. Will Jose Mourinho look to tweak his team for this game, and if so, how?

Spurs got back to winning ways in the Premier League last week and they will want to keep that run of form going. They have a great opportunity to advance to the next round here, as they will face a lower division side on Monday night.

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Mikel Arteta Provides Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Status Update

Arsenal crashed out of the FA cup today after a fourth-round defeat to Southampton FC. One of the major talking points of the game was the absence of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Mikel Arteta provided an update on this situation after the game.

The Gunners began the game on a bright note, and it looked like the teams were evenly matched. But an own goal from Gabriel gave the hosts the lead and Saints made sure to hang on to it, ending the Gunners’ FA Cup title defense.

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Arsenal FC Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Southampton

Arsenal will be in fourth round FA Cup action as they take on Premier League rivals Southampton on Saturday. Will Mikel Arteta be making any changes to the team that beat Newcastle United in midweek?

The current holders of the Cup will have a real challenge on their hands when they take on a formidable Saints team on the weekend. Lets take a look at the team news.

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Manchester City Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Cheltenham Town

Manchester City continue their journey in the FA Cup as they will be away to Cheltenham Town on Saturday for a 4th round clash. After their midweek win in the Premier League, can we expect to see many changes to the team for this game?

City further strengthened their bid for the Premier League title in midweek, with another win over Aston Villa. They now will have to focus on the domestic cup where they will be facing a team from a much lower tier. Despite this disparity, it still promises to be a tough fixture for the visitors.

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Pep Guardiola Provides Injury Updates on Kevin De Bruyne and Kyle Walker

Manchester City got another win under their belt today as they overcame Aston Villa 2-0. One of the major talking points after the game was the fitness situation surrounding Kevin De Bruyne and Kyle Walker. Pep Guardiola provided an update on the duo.

It was not an easy win as City had to toil hard to get the opening goal. It came after a brilliantly taken effort from Bernardo Silva. Another goal was added on at the end of the game in the form of a penalty from Ilkay Gundogan.

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Development of Arsenal Youngsters Impressing Manager Mikel Arteta

Arsenal got back to winning ways in the Premier League as they got past Newcastle United 3-0 on Monday. One of the biggest reasons for that was the performance of the youngsters in the squad and that has put a smile on Mikel Arteta’s face per Sky Sports (via talkSPORT).

The North London club could not get going in the first half as it remained goalless at the break. It was a different story in the second half as they were able to get three goals, of which two came from captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

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Arsenal Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Newcastle United

Arsenal FC will be back in Premier League action on Monday night when they will be hosting Newcastle United. The North London club could only manage a point against Crystal Palace in midweek and that put a halt to their four match winning streak.

They will look to get it going again versus the Magpies on Monday and they’ll be feeling very confident having recently beaten them in the FA Cup.

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Mikel Arteta Praises Arsenal’s Spirit, Laments Team Fatigue

Arsenal’s winning streak was halted on Thursday as they could only manage a draw against Crystal Palace. Despite not getting the three points, the players showed enough spirit in the game, manager Mikel Arteta told Sky Sports via Goal.

The Gunners came into this game on the back of a four-match winning streak but that came to a halt. Even though they had a lot of attacking talent on the pitch, they could not breach the Palace defence.

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