Arsenal will face CSKA Moscow in the quarter final of Europa League in April. Arsenal are currently situated at sixth position in the League Table. The top four finish is not seeming to be likely for The Gunners this season. Arsene Wenger will have to win the Europa League if the Gunners want to qualify for the Champions League this season.
‘Arsenal Core’ will today analyse one of the ‘Key Battles’ that supporters will have to look out for this match.
Aaron Ramsey and Aleksandr Golovin will have to dominated the game from the middle of the park, which makes them one of the most reliable performer for their respective side. Both midfielders will be dominant through out the course of both the legs.
The Welsh professional mainly operates in the centre of the field. He has a good balance between attack and defence.
Once upon a time in 2013-14 season, he was compared with Steven Gerrard as he possesses all the attributes that is needed to be an attacking midfielder. His blistering pace along with great technique is makes him superior to the other players. His tackling ability and passing accuracy are also considered to be his strengths.
Ramsey have already scored 7 goals and assisted seven for the Gunners this season. In a big match like this, Ramsey’s experience will be going to be a big factor for Arsenal. His presence in the midfield will help Gunners dominate the game right from its heart.
The Russian professional have been highly linked to a move to Arsenal in the recent past. This is an oppurtunity for young Aleksandr to impress the North Londoners.
Golovin like Aaron Ramsey operates as central midfielder. He has to play a vital role if CSKA Moscow wants to have a chance against the English giants.
Golovin has scored 5 goals and assisted three for CSKA Moscow this season. His passing accuracy is one of the strengths. Golovin’s dribbling success and tackling ability is makes one of the core performer for the Russian side.
Golovin is only 21 years old, he wont posses as much experience as Aaron Ramsey. But here is a chance for Golovin to make and bold statement with entire world watching.