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Players to watch at the Carabao Final

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This weekend is the Carabao final and there are four key battles you should look forward to.

 PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEUYANG VS AYMERIC LAPORTE

Pierre-Emerick started off in a good form in his new club Arsenal where he scored a goal.The same form was also seen in his second game thus impressing the fans of Arsenal.

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Laporte has however struggled to have an impact for his club this season.

 

Laporte weakness was however exposed by Leicester pace-man Jamie Vardy who took the ball from the young Frenchman and even opening the scoring against Manchester City.Aubamayeng was however unlucky during Tottenham game where arsenal was outclassed and even beaten one nill.

With the silverware battle this weekend,the two will certainly push themselves to the limits.Aubamayeng two and a half year record in Europe has seen him score 70 goals in 71 games, a record that only Robert Lewandoski,Lionel Messi,Harry Kane and Luis Suarez have scored more in Europe’s top five teams with Aubamayeng goals per ratio being high.

Arsenal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan to make the passes,Laporte will definitely be troubled by Aubamayeng.

 KEVIN DE BRUYNE VS GRANIT XHAKA

 De Bruyne is having an incredible season with City providing many assist and even accomplishing a hat trick against Leicester over the weekend.He is on course to a Ballon D’Or.

Granit Xhaka has started for Arsenal recent games and has also provided four assist this season.His main task will however be to hold De Bruyne and make sure he doesn’t cross the ball to City’s strikers.

 SERGIO AGUERO VS LAURENT KOSCIELNY

Sergio Aguero is one striker that has come this season with a good scoring record where he now has a total of 14 goals in twelve matches.A record that no striker has score in the top five European leagues in 2018.

In the 14 gaols,Auguero has made two hat-tricks and a double.He is a striker on fire right now.

Koscienly on the other hand is a defender with high interceptions and clearance.A record higher than any Arsenal or Manchester City defender.

His defensive capabilities will however be tested by City’s forward.

RAHEEM STERLING VS HECTOR BELLERIN

Raheem Sterling is a player under criticism following a poor start to the season with only three goals in 10 appearances.The three goals have however rejovinated City’s fans.

He is not new to criticism and will definitely bounce back to form.

Hector Bellerin is an ever present defender who is not new to Raheem Sterling.With the Carabao final coming,Bellerin knows what a tough task he has to hold him.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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