Arsenal will face one of the capital’s sides as AFC Wimbledon comes to the Emirates in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
Ahead of Sunday’s north London derby against Tottenham, Wednesday night’s fixture will be Arsenal’s first against AFC Wimbledon.
Mikel Arteta’s men have calmed the ship with successive 1-0 Premier League wins, against Norwich and Burnley, after starting the new campaign with three defeats in a row.
AFC Wimbledon has taken care of Northampton Town and Charlton to reach this stage, while Arsenal hammered a youthful West Brom side 6-0 in the last round.
Arsenal vs AFC Wimbledon team news
With no Europa League this season, Mikel Arteta will start some young players.
Folarin Balogun is the most likely to start as well as summer signing Nuno Tavares. Bernd Leno should come in goal, having lost his Premier League place to Aaron Ramsdale.
Arsenal vs AFC Wimbledon prediction
Without European football, the Carabao Cup represents one of only two trophy chances for Arsenal this season and they will likely treat it as such.
Arsenal 4-0 AFC Wimbledon
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