David Ospina preferred to Petr Cech
Arsene Wenger has done it again. The veteran French manager was criticised last season for resting Petr Cech in big Champions League games and he’d done it again tonight.
Arsenal’s starting XI for tonight’s massive Champions League opener away at PSG caused outrage among the Arsenal fan base on social media. The hate was directed at Arsene Wenger.
Colombian stopper David Opina was picked ahead of Petr Cech whilst Granit Xhaka, Olivier Giroud and Lucas Perez all started on the bench.
Wenger explains his decision
In his pre-match interview, the Arsenal manager was asked to explain his decision to drop Petr Cech for David Ospina.
Arsene Wenger insisted he has two world class goalkeepers. Watch the short interview below.
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