BATE – Arsenal, Europa League Prediction
ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION FOR BATE - ARSENAL
BATE Borisov has not played an official match for 2 months. Something normal for the Ukrainian and Russian teams, whose championships have a huge winter break. Of course, this should be mentioned, because it will have some influence. On Tuesday Zenit lost their visit to Fenerbahce. BATE played a friendly game with a few very weak opponents to prepare for the match with Arsenal. In 4 of their last 5 games in all the competitions, however, BATE allowed a goal.
Several major players, including Aubameyang, have returned to Arsenal. Gunners are out of home cups so they now have the opportunity to make a strong campaign in Europa League because the 4th place is not sure for them, and they seem more likely to enter the Champions League by winning a LE. Emery knows how to do this. Arsenal’s last 4 games ended in the “BTTS + Over 2.5 Goals” format.
Arsenal already played twice with BATE in Europa League group stage last campaign and as a host defeated the Ukrainians by 6-0. As guest they won 4-2. BATE sold 4 main players in January, so this will have an impact. Still, it all depends on how serious and focused the gunners approach. We will rely on the fact that until now Emery showed a very serious attitude in this tournament. It is clear to everyone that the Spaniard will need time, but the Champions League entering will be a huge achievement, so we think Arsenal will be able to overcome BATE. Prediction – Arsenal – Over 1.5 goals at 1.48
- Arsenal have scored 7 goals in their last 3 away games in the Europa League
- BATE has only 1 clean sheet in their last 5 matches in Europa League
BATE TEAM NEWS
ARSENAL TEAM NEWS
Ozil(14/3 M), Ramsey(22/2 M), Sokratis(16/0 D), Bellerin(19/0 D), Holding(10/0 D) and Welbeck(8/1 F) are out