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Arsenal vs BATE Borisov: Europa League


Theo Walcott scored twice and Olivier Giroud reached a personal milestone as Arsenal beat BATE 4-2 in the Europa League.

Arsenal made it two wins from two in the Europa League with a 4-2 victory away to BATE on Thursday.




Two goals from Theo Walcott, Rob Holding's first goal for the club and Olivier Giroud's 100th gave Arsene Wenger's side all three points in Belarus.



Arsenal vs BATE Borisov: Europa League prediction, team news, line-ups, start time, live, TV

Arsenal have qualified for the Europa League knockout stages and secured top spot in their group to leave nothing riding on the visit of BATE Borisov.

Despite its dead rubber status, the club had sold more than 50,000 tickets as of Tuesday morning with prices reduced and local schools and community groups offered entry.

Arsene Wenger will rotate heavily, with the likes of Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all pushing for more starts in the competition.

Start time

Arsenal host BATE Borisov with kick-off scheduled for 8.05pm on December 7.

TV and live online coverage

The match will be televised live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting from 7.15pm. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.




Alternatively, you can follow all the build-up and action from 7pm with New Gersy blog.

Team News

Arsene Wenger will rotate for Europe's second-tier competition once again, especially with top spot already confirmed.

Jack Wilshere, Mathieu Debuchy and Calum Chambers could all feature as they did last time out, while the likes of Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock Eddie Nketiahare pushing for starts.

Theo  Walcott will be vying for a start with Arsenal's first choice front three of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette all almost certain to be rested.

Shkodran Mustafi will miss the game after picking up a knock against Manchester United.




Predicted line-ups

Arsenal starting XI: Ospina; Debuchy, Chambers, Holding; Nelson, Elneny, Willock, Maitland-Niles, Walcott, Giroud, Wilshere

BATE Borisov starting XI: Scherbitshi; Rios, Gayduchik, Milunovic, Polyakov, Volodko; Dragun, Gordeychuk, Ivanic, Stasevich; Rodionov

More Details:


Arsenal VS Bate Borisov
At Emarites Stadium
8.05pm Thursday
07 Dec. 2017
Europa League

1ST HALF
Arsenal 3-0 Bate Borisov

2ND HALF
Arsenal 6-0 Bate Borisov




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