And the latest on Crisis FC from Jacob Steinberg.

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A couple of lines from this week from the excellent Nick Ames.

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Arsenal: Leno, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney, Bellerin, Ceballos,
Xhaka, Saka, Willian, Lacazette, Aubameyang.
Subs: Maitland-Niles, Pepe, Luiz, Elneny, Nketiah, Kolasinac, Macey.

West Ham: Fabianski, Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell,
Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Fornals, Masuaku, Antonio.

Subs: Balbuena, Yarmolenko, Felipe Anderson, Lanzini, Haller, Johnson, Randolph.

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Let’s face it, a West Ham win here would be a severe shock. Last week against Newcastle they were hopeless, and the best thing that could be said was that at least the fans were not there to watch them at the London Stadium. David Moyes’ is an unhappy ship while Arsenal’s garden is relatively rosy after their 3-0 win at Fulham last week. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing up to a contract extension has also lifted spirits further for the FA Cup winners. It is five long years since Dimitri Payet inspired a 2-0 win at Emirates and a repeat of that would probably be one of the biggest surprises of the entire 2020-21 season.

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