It was certainly an eventful Sunday at Goodison Park for Arsenal FC. Winger Gabriel Martinelli left the 1-0 victory at Everton with a hamstring injury, and what manager Mikel Arteta had to say about it afterward is not encouraging at all. He might be sidelined for awhile. Elsewhere, Arteta switched it up in between the sticks, replacing the established number 1, Aaron Ramsdale, with summer signing David Raya.
Arteta told the media that he will likely be doing a rotation here among his goalkeepers.
PSV Eindhoven at Arsenal FC FYIs
Kickoff: Wed. Sept. 20, 5:45 pm, Emirates Stadium Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain
Competition: UEFA Champions League Group B
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Fun Fact: both of these sides are undefeated, with 5W1D in their last six across all competitions.
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Who starts in goal, here in the UCL opener vs PSV Eindhoven? Hard to say, it’s all a mystery. In addition to the concerns about Martinelli, Arsenal also have a triad of long-term injury absentees to contend with in Thomas Partey (groin injury, out until sometime in October), Jurrien Timber (knee, out for most of the rest, if not all of the rest of the season) and Mohamed Elneny (back training again after returning from a long-term knee injury).
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