Arsenal FC v Coventry: Starting Teams

Updated: January 24, 2014
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Arsenal welcome Coventry to the Emirates Stadium for this fourth round FA Cup tie, we have the starting teams from tonights match.

• Arsenal have progressed on both occasions that these sides have met in the FA Cup. They won 3-0 in a replay at Highbury in 1975 (after a 1-1 draw at Highfield Road) and 3-1 at Highbury in 1977.

• Arsenal won the last meeting in all competitions 6-1 in the League Cup at the Emirates in 2012.

• Arsenal have won the FA Cup 10 times – most recently in 2005. Only Manchester United (11) have won the competition more times than the Gunners.

• Coventry’s only success came when they beat Tottenham 3-2 in the 1987 final at Wembley. It is their only appearance in the FA Cup final.


Arsenal :  Fabianski, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Gnabry, Podolski, Bendtner

Coventry : Murphy, Christie, Webster, Seaborne, Adams, Baker, Thomas, Fleck, Daniels, Moussa, L Clarke

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