Arsenal vs Sevilla: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast
The Gunners host Los Nervionenses at Emirates after a thrilling encounter between them in the first leg at Seville in UEFA Champions League.
It’s the UCL week and we have got a mouthwatering clash in front of us! It’s Arsenal vs Sevilla second leg at the Emirates Stadium. The last time these two teams met, Arsenal prevailed quite comfortably. Arsenal currently sits on top of the group table while Sevilla is in poor form. Even though Sevilla has got huge experience in European football, they still lack the lustre.
Arsenal lost their last game to Newcastle by barest of margins. But with the quality they possess, the team can turn the tie around at any moment. The Gunners will be highly motivated to win this match and stay on top of the table. Sevilla on the other hand, faced a draw against Celta Vigo. They are good on counter attack and the fans can expect a classic game among the two giants of football.
Thursday, 9 November 2023 at 1:30 AM IST
Location: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal (in all competitions): L-L-W-W-D
Sevilla (in all competitions): D-W-D-L-D
Players to Watch
Gabriel Martinelli – Arsenal
Gabriel Martinelli is a Brazilian forward who has proven to be a promising player for Arsenal in past few years. Even though he has not got much G/A this season, he still poses the quality to open defences of opponents. Mikel Arteta will have high expectations from him since he is his impact player. Martinelli’s speed and dribbling skills can prove to be deadly for Sevilla defence as he will look to provide Arsenal Round of 16 ticket in this season’s UCL.
Youssef En-Nesyri – Sevilla
The Moroccan striker can never be out of the sight in European football. He is a key player in the Sevilla squad and team relies on his forward heroics heavily. He has four goals this season and will look to score more to make his team win this much important match day four of the UEFA Champions League. He is definitely the one to watch out !
Match Facts for Arsenal vs Sevilla
- Sevilla are aiming to win the UEFA Champions League on the away side for the first time since December 2020.
- Sevilla have only prevailed once in 11 away games against English teams in all of European competition, while Arsenal has only came out on top three times in its eleven group stage matches against Spanish teams in the UEFA Champions League.
- Under Mikel Arteta, Arsenal won 4-0 in their first home match in the UEFA Champions League, and the Gunners haven’t dropped a point at home during the competition’s group phase.
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Injury & Team News
A number of injuries to significant players are affecting both Arsenal and Sevilla, which could have a big impact on the depth and performance of their teams. Arsenal’s prolific forward Gabriel Jesus is out due to a hamstring injury, and midfielder Thomas Partey is dealing with an undisclosed injury. Key midfielder E. Smith Rowe and Timber are both recovering from injuries, but it’s unclear when they’ll be able to play again.
Within Sevilla’s team, midfielder Fernando is dealing with a back injury, and defender Marcão is out with a hamstring injury. An unspecified injury to Sergio Ramos has further complicated matters. Both teams must overcome these injuries as they navigate forthcoming fixture.
Head to Head
Total Matches – 3
Arsenal wins – 2
Sevilla wins – 1
Draws – 0
Arsenal predicted lineup (4-3-3) :
David Raya (GK); White, Tomiyasu, Gabriel, Kiwior; Vieira, Jorginho, Havertz; Nelson, Nketiah, Martinelli
Sevilla predicted lineup (4-3-3):
Nyland (GK); Navas, Gudelj, Bade, Acuna; Sow, Soumare, Rakitic; Lukebakio, En-Nesyri, Ocampos
Match Prediction for Arsenal vs Sevilla
The upcoming match between Arsenal and Sevilla is sure to be an exciting one, full of rivalry. Both teams are dedicated to playing attractive, attacking football and have huge fan bases. Arsenal will have an advantage at home and are on top of the table. Even though they lost last game to Newcastle, they are still strong team with high quality players. Sevilla on the other hand have good European experience and will look to climb the table with a win.The outcome of the game is unpredictable, which heightens the tension and makes it a must-watch game in the world football.
Prediction: Arsenal 2:1 Sevilla
Telecast for Arsenal vs Sevilla
India – Sony LIV, Sony Sports Network
UK – TNT Sports
US – CBS Sports
Nigeria – Supersport