The Gunners take on Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough Stadium in the Capital One Cup
You can find out more about their opponents below:
Sheffield Wednesday Full name: Sheffield Wednesday
Manager: Carlos Carvalhal
Club colours: Blue and white striped shirt, black shorts, white socks
Three facts about Sheffield Wednesday:
- The two sides have met five times in the League Cup, with the Gunners victorious on all five occasions, including in the 1993 final.
- This is the first meeting between Wednesday and Arsenal since May 2000, a 3-3 draw at Highbury in the Owls' penultimate Premier League game before relegation.
- In only two of the previous 25 seasons have Arsenal been eliminated by a non-top tier team (Burnley in 2008/09 and Bradford in 2012/13).
Fernando Forestieri Sheffield WednesdayStar man: Fernando Forestieri
The striker is the man Arsenal need to pay attention to in the box. Forestieri is known for scoring goals and is a dangerous player.
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