Arsenal predicted lineup vs Villarreal, Preview, Prediction, Latest Team News, Livestream: UEFA Europa League 2020/21 Semifinals Leg 1
The Gunners return to Europa League action with a semifinal contest. Alley Sport brings Arsenal predicted lineup vs Villarreal and the buildup to the game.
Arsenal face a difficult game against Spanish team Villarreal, as they look to turnaround a miserable season, especially in their domestic campaign, where they currently lie in the 10th position, with the Europa League victory the only real chance they have to qualify for the lucrative European football next season.
Arsenal vs Villarreal: Preview
Arsenal’s disappointing season continues after they lost 1-0 to Everton, at the Emirates, in the Premier League, courtesy of a poor own goal by goal keeper Bernd Leno. Arsenal, have given up hopes to qualify for European spots, and look at Europa League as the only option to win back a place in the Champions League. Arsenal had a tipsy turvy campaign in the Europa League, having beaten Slavia Prague to set up this quarterfinal clash against Villarreal.
Arsenal had a tough run to the semifinals, after a shock 1-1 draw at the Emirates against Slavia Prague in the quarterfinal leg 1, followed by an aggressive response by the Gunners as they thumped the Czech side 4-0 to face a tricky opponent in Villarreal. Villarreal can upset the Gunners with their tactical football, with Arteta and his side needing a top level performance to see off this daunting task.
Arsenal vs Villarreal: Prediction
Arsenal are on track to reach yet another finals of the Europa League, and are expected to resist this Villarreal side as they aim to set up an all English affairs in the finals against Manchester United. Our prediction is Arsenal beating Villarreal in the semifinals, as the squad are boosted by returns of key players and this competition being the sole chance of qualifying for Europe.
Arsenal vs Villarreal: Latest Team News
Pierre-Emrick Aubameyang is expected to feature in one of the semifinal games after recovering from malaria. Alexandre Lacazette is also expected to be fit again after a minor hamstring problem, but David Luiz and Kieran Tiernay are ruled out of the contest. Mikel Arteta is hoping to rely on young guns like Bukayo Saka and Smith-Rowe to beat tricky opponents Villarreal, as they look to turnaround their fortunes of a season to forget.
Arsenal predicted lineup vs Villarreal
Here’s our Arsenal predicted lineup-
GK: Bernd Leno
LB: Granit Xhaka
LCB: Pablo Mari
RCB: Rob Holding
RB: Calum Chambers
CDM: Thomas Partey
CDM: Dani Ceballos
LW: Nicolas Pepe
CAM: Emile Smith-Rowe
RW: Bukayo Saka
ST: Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal vs Villarreal Livestream
UEFA Europa League matches will be broadcasted in India by the Sony Entertainment network, while fans also have the option of streaming the game from the SONY LIV app, Friday 30th April 12:30 AM IST. What are your thoughts on our Arsenal predicted lineup vs Villarreal?
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