Arsenal vs Sporting - highbet UEFA Europa League Pre-Match Analysis

Arsenal vs Sporting - highbet UEFA Europa League Pre-Match Analysis

This Thursday evening you can enjoy the attractive Europa League 1/8-finals match-up between Arsenal and Sporting. The outcome of the first duel that took place in Lisbon was 2:2. Hence tonight’s rematch will definitely be an interesting one. 

Arsenal FC

The Gunners have had an excellent season so far. They are the 1st placed team in the Premier League with a score of 21 wins, 3 draws, and 3 losses. Their last defeat was against Manchester City by 1:3. But after this disappointment Arsenal won the following 5 Premier League duels. Their last one was on Sunday against Fulham with a final score of 0:3. Therefore, tonight the Gunners will definitely attack hard and go for the victory against the guests from Portugal.

Sporting CP

The Lions on the other hand currently sit in 4th position in Liga Portugal with a score of 16 wins, 2 draws, and 6 defeats. But after losing to FC Porto (1:2), Sportin started a winning streak. Namely, they won 4 consecutive duels in Liga Portugal. The last one was against Boavista with a final score of 3:0 for the Green and Whites.
So tonight Sporting will definitely bring their best in London and try to surprise the strong squad of Arsenal.

H2H Brief History

In the 1st leg. the opening goal was scored by Arsenal’s William Saliba in the 22nd minute of the game. The equalizer came in the 34th minute through Goncalo Inacio.

In the second half, Sporting took the lead in the 55th minute through Paulinho. But unfortunately, Hidemasa Morita scored an unlucky own goal in the 62nd minute, placing the final outcome for the match, 2:2.


We expect to see another dramatic match with many goal-scoring chances. The favorite for the win will be Arsenal FC because of the home pitch advantage.

Our prediction for this match: Market (OVER/UNDER) Tip: OVER 2.5

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