Live, Europa League: Vitoria v. Arsenal

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Wednesday Europa League action? Yes, it’s happening.

Arsenal play at Vitoria SC in Portugal on Wednesday, as Unai Emery‘s aim to secure their qualification to the Round of 32 with a victory at the Estadio D. Afonso Henriques.

A win for Arsenal combined with Standard Liege failing to beat Eintracht Frankfurt would secure their spot in the knockout rounds of the competition.

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The game is being played on a Wednesday afternoon (Portuguese time) due to Vitoria’s local rivals Braga playing at home in the Europa League on Thursday.

It is being played early on Wednesday due to UEFA rules about the Europa League games not clashing with Champions League games.

Click on the link above to follow the action live, while Arsenal’s starting lineup includes Rob Holding as captain and Emery has decided to rotate his team with Pepe, Saka and Martinelli in attack.

Kieran Tierney and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are at wing back for the Gunners with Shkodran Mustafi in central defense.