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Gunners proceed research for European glory versus Portuguese giants as spherical of 16 initially leg tie underway


Mar 9, 2023
Gunners continue search for European glory against Portuguese giants as round of 16 first leg tie underway


Arsenal continue on their pursuit for glory as they return to Europa League motion in opposition to Sporting Lisbon in the round of 16.

The Gunners’ very last Europa League match was in November, but following Barcelona’s elimination, they stand a incredibly good chance of profitable the opposition.

The north Londoners also boast an exceptional file against Sporting and have not conceded a goal in four previous meetings.

But the Portuguese side are dangerous and ruthlessly beat Tottenham 2- previously this yr in the Champions League.

They have also won their previous 4 game titles and Ruben Amorin’s aspect are recognised for playing slick football.

Even so, they struggled in the 1st leg of their previous-16 play-off in opposition to Midtjylland right before turning it around.

  • Europa League spherical of 16 initially leg will kick off at 5:45pm.
  • Sporting XI: Adan, Reis, St. Juste, Coates, Inancio, Esgaio, Morita, Goncalves, Edwards, Trincao, Paulinho.
  • Subs: Israel, Santos, Neto, Rochinha, Issahaku, Diomande, Tanlongo, Gomes, Cabral, Chermiti, Mateus, Essugo.
  • Arsenal XI: Turner, White, Saliba, Kiwior, Zinchenko Vieira, Jorginho, Xhaka, Saka, Martinelli, Nelson.
  • Subs: Ramsdale, Hillson, Partey, Gabriel, Smith Rowe, Keeping, Tomiyasu, Bandeira, Sagoe Jr, Smith, Walters.
  • talkSPORT 2 will have live commentary from Lisbon with Jim Proudfoot and previous England striker Dean Ashton.
  • To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 by the website, simply click Here for the reside stream.
  • You can also hear through the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, as a result of your good speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

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