Arsenal will be restarting their Europa League campaign against Sporting Lisbon on Friday. The Gunners bypassed the playoff stage by being on the top of Group A with five wins and one loss. Sporting welcomed themselves into the tournament by defeating Midtjylland in the playoff fixtures with an aggregate score of 1-5.
Sporting Lisbon witnessed an unfortunate exit from the group stage in the Champions League but now they have high hopes for the Europa League tournament.
Arsenal are leading the Premier League table and they are on a four-match winning streak. Mikel Arteta and his boys will be confident enough to qualify for the next round in the Europa League. Top bookmakers in India have made Arsenal favourite to win this tie.
Verde e brancos are not having a good time in the ongoing season of club football. They already lost their position in the Champions League and currently, they are placed in the 4th spot in the Primeira Liga. The team has already lost hopes of winning the league title but now they will be focusing more on the Europa League contest.
Daniel Braganca is in rehab because of his ligament rupture and won’t be part of the game.
Predicted Lineup: Adan, Inacio, Coates, Juste; Esgaio, Ugarte, Morita, Santos, Edwards, Goncalves, Paulinho
The Gunners have played brilliantly in recent times and they have cemented their position at the top of the Premier League. They are on the right path in the Europa League as well. Arsenal will be travelling to Estadio Jose Alvalade after scoring a thrilling victory over Bournemouth in a Premier League fixture. There is immense confidence in the Arsenal camp and the players are in the right form.
Gabriel Jesus and Mohamed Elneny are still recovering from their knee injuries.
Predicted Lineup: Ramsdale, White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey, Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli, Trossard
Arsenal are in sublime form and the Gunners have the ability to win the Europa League this time around. The squad is confident and will surely ease past Sporting. We are going with a 3-0 win for Arsenal.