Arsenal FC Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Eintracht (UEL)

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The heat on Arsenal manager Unai Emery is absolutely scorching right now. The draw to Southampton on the weekend should have been a loss, and it certainly felt like one to their fan base. The Gunners are certainly sputtering domestically, and it remains to be seen how much more rope Emery will be given.

In Europe however, Arsenal have looked really good, with a chance to secure their place in the UEFA Europa League knockout round tomorrow night if/when they can get a result at home against Eintracht Frankfurt. The Gunners come in sitting atop group F with 10 points. They’re the only team in their group with a positive goal differential (+8), and they’ll take on a side that’s sitting third, but only via tie-breaker, in Frankfurt.

The Bundesliga side is level on points and goal differential with second place Standard Liege, so passage to the UEL round of 32 is there to be had if they can step up.

You know they’ll enter this match with a lot of ambition. With all that said, let’s take a look at what first team Emery may select for this one.

Arsenal FC Starting XI Prediction vs Eintracht Frankfurt 

Smith-Rowe      Nelson     Martinelli

Torreira    Willock 

Tierney    Mustafi    Chambers    Mavropanos     Maitland-Niles  

Martinez

Arsenal vs Eintracht Frankfurt UEFA Europa League FYIs

Kickoff: Emirates Stadium, Thursday Nov 28, 8pm

Form Guide: Arsenal- DWWW  Eintracht Frankfurt LWWL

Odds: Arsenal (19/20)  Eintracht Frankfurt (11/4)

Prediction: Arsenal 3, Eintracht Frankfurt 0

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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  1. Sean Williams says

    Rubbish team. After what has been going on you would choose this team?????? Don’t believe it.

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