Arsenal vs Birmingham City: Carling Cup Final

by Punter's Hero on February 27, 2011

in Football, Latest News

Arsenal vs Birmingham City: Carling Cup Final

Arsenal Will look to pick up their first piece of silverware in 6 years when they meet Birmingham City later today. Arsenal will be without skipper Cesc Fabregas after the midfielder was injured in midweek.

Arsenal have just two players form the last time they won silverware with Fabregas and Van Persie and with their captain out with a hamstring strain Van Persie will get the armband and will lead the squad out for today’s final.

Birmingham are looking to cause an upset later today when Alex McLeish takes his squad to Wembley as he looks to beat an impressive Arsenal squad.

Birmingham maybe without ex Arsenal winger Hleb after the midfielder picked up an injury on Wednesday night against Sheffield Wednesday.

Arsenal will be strong favourites for this clash with Van Persie’s recent form and eye for goal Birmingham will have to not get caught in the big occasion.

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