High-flying Arsenal faces Irish Club Dundalk in their 2nd group stage fixture of UEFA Europa League 2020-21.
Match Timings: Oct 30, 1:30 AM
Arsenal hosts Dundalk at Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening to extend their winning run in Europa League 2020-21. The Gunners kicked off their campaign with a 2-1 victory over Rapid Vienna. The English outfit was one goal behind to their Austrian opponent. David Luiz netted an equaliser in 70th minute and Aubameyang shipped the winning goal after 4 minutes to guide Arsenal home. Gunner’s Premier League campaign has been poor so far. After defeating Sheffield United 2-1, they lost two straight matches to Man City and Leicester City with the same scoreline 1-0. Arteta’s men have just one victory in Premier League 2020-21 but they can aim for a turnaround as they have been slightly better in other competitions. They edged past Liverpool in Community Shield and EFL Cup last month.
Meanwhile, Dundalk are heading into this game with a 2-1 defeat to Molde last week. Despite, the one-goal advantage, the Norwegian side netted twice in the last 10-minutes to seal the game. The Irish Club suffered 1-0 defeat agaisnt Waterford on Sunday. Dundalk are placed at third in their domestic league, Ireland Premier Division, 9 points behind to 2nd placed Bohemians. Filippo Giovagnoli has a huge task to stop Arsenal at Emirates.
Possible Lineups & Current Form
Lineup: Runarsson; Soares, Mustafi, Gabriel, Kolasinac; Elneny, Ceballos; Nelson, Willock, Pepe; Nketiah
Current Form: L D W L W L
Lineup: Rogers; Gannon, Cleary, Boyle, Dummigan; Mountney, Murray, Shields, Sloggett, Duffy; Hoban
Current Form: D W D W L L