Sporting Portugal hosts Arsenal in the round of 16 first leg of the Europa League on Thursday at 6:45 p.m. TV channel, probable compositions… Here is the information to know about the meeting.
The context of Sporting Portugal – Arsenal
Arsenal travel to Sporting Portugal for the first leg of the Europa League Round of 16. Leaders of the Premier League with five points ahead of Manchester City, the Gunners had hung first place in Group A during the group stage, ahead of PSV Eindhoven, thanks to five victories in six days. The club from the English capital meets a Portuguese team qualified for the round of 16 at the expense of the Danes of Midtjylland (5-1 over the two matches). Last Saturday, Mikel Arteta’s men won in pain against Bournemouth (3-2), at the Emirates Stadium, as part of the 26th day of the Premier League. Led 2-0 on the hour mark by the Cherries, the Londoners turned the tables on goals from Thomas Partey, Ben White and Reiss Nelson.
The probable compositions of Sporting Portugal – Arsenal
Sporting Portugal will be without the services of suspended Manuel Ugarte and knee injury Daniel Braganca. On the Arsenal side, Mikel Arteta should not count on Leandro Trossard, Gabriel Jesus, Mohamed Elneny and Eddie Nketiah.
The probable composition of Sporting Portugal
Adan – Inacio, Coates, St. Just – Esgaio, Tanlongo, Morita, Reis – Edwards, Paulinho, Goncalves.
Coach: Ruben Amorim.
Arsenal’s likely line-up
Turner-White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney-Xhaka, Jorginho-Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe-Martinelli.
Coach: Mikel Arteta.
What time and on which channel to watch Sporting Portugal – Arsenal live?
The match between Sporting Portugal and Arsenal will be broadcast on Thursday at 6:45 p.m. on the channel RMC Sports 1. The complete TV program of the day can be found here.