UEFA Europa League 2020-21: Arsenal vs Villarreal and AS Roma vs Manchester United prediction, preview, team news and more
The UEFA Europa League is back in action this week as Arsenal lock meet with Villarreal at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. Both teams have been inconsistent this season and will need to win this game.
Villarreal might lose out on European football this year after an edge fight against Getafewhich led to a narrow 1-0 victory over the weekend.
Arsenal have endured a disappointing season under Mikel Arteta and will view the Europa League as a shot at redemption. The Gunners beat Newcastle United in their previous game and cannot afford a defeat against Villarreal in this fixture.
Arsenal Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Bernd Leno; Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Granit Xhaka; Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey; Emile Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Villarreal Predicted XI (4-3-3): Geronimo Rulli; Alfonso Pedraza, Pau Torres, Raul Albiol, Mario Gaspar; Francis Coquelin, Manu Trigueros, Dani Parejo; Gerard Moreno, Carlos Bacca, Samuel Chukwueze
Manchester United have one foot in the final as they take on AS Roma in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final tie with a 6-2 lead. Manchester United are well-rested after their match against Liverpool was canceled as the Old Trafford fans invaded the pitch in protest against the Glazer family’s ownership. Meanwhile, AS Roma slipped again and lost 2-0 to Sampdoria.
Roma Predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Antonio Mirante; Ibañez, Chris Smalling, Gianluca Mancini; Bruno Peres, Bryan Cristante, Gonzalo Villar, Rick Karsdorp; Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Lorenzo Pellegrini; Edin Dzeko
Manchester United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Brandon Williams, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Alex Telles; Fred, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood