[Teams] BATE Borisov vs Arsenal: Confirmed line-ups for the Europa League clash

By on February 14, 2019


Arsenal will look bring home a positive result from the first leg of our Europa League last-32 clash with BATE Borisov this evening – 5.55pm kick-off. 

Unai Emery has recalled Petr Cech in goal while Nacho Monreal once again lines-up alongside Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi in a back three. Sead Kolasinac and Ainsley Maitland-Niles retain their places in the wing-back positions with Stephan Lichtsteiner on the bench.


Lucas Torreira is dropped to the bench with the fit again Granit Xhaka coming in alongside Matteo Guendouzi in midfield. Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan keep their places in attack and they’ll support Alexandre Lacazette with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named among the substitutes after recovering from illness.

Denis Suarez is also named on the bench along with young striker Eddie Nketiah but Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey haven’t travelled with the squad.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:


Scherbitski, Volkov, Filipenko, Filipovic, Milic, Baga, Dragun, Skavysh, Hleb, Ríos, Stasevich.

Subs: Chichkan, Yablonski, Berezkin, Dubajic, Simovic, Moukam, Bessmertney


Cech; Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal; Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Lacazette.

Subs: Leno, Elneny, Torreira, Lichsteiner, Aubameyang, Suarez, Nketiah


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