I wish Armin had died. I will never love him as much as I loved him at that exact moment. He died a hero, a true Chad. A shame he was brought back. And anyway, Eren already HAD a foil an enemy- Zeke. There was no need for Armin to have a place in the standoff.
It was literally: selfless self loathing antinatalists vs selfish self indulging natalists.