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The Europa League kicks off this week and on the first matchday, the biggest highlight will be the Eintracht vs Arsenal clash on Thursday.

The Gunners have been pitched in Group F of the UEFA Europa League and they should proceed to the next round without much headache since the other teams in the group are not much of a competition for Unai Emery’s side.

But one big cause of concern for the fans will be the fact that Arsenal drew their previous league match vs Watford and the Hornets should that rattling the Gunners cage is not a massive task.

Eintracht have made a very good start to the 2019-20 season especially in the Europa League playoff(winning all six matches) so beating them on home turf will not be an easy job for the Premier League side.

Eintracht vs Arsenal:

Kick-off: Thursday, September 19 – 5.55pm(UK time).

Stadium: Commerzbank-Arena.

Broadcaster: BT Sport.

Arsenal coach: Unai Emery.

Eintracht Frankfurt coach: Adi Hutter

Eintracht vs Arsenal Trivia:

Eintracht are unbeaten in their past 15 home matches. Only Porto, Inter Milan and Chelsea have avoided defeat at the Commerzbank Arena.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Arsenal‘s last 3 games in the UEFA Europa League.

The German side have scored 17 goals and conceded just one during this year’s Europa League play-offs.

Injuries & Suspensions:

Eintracht:

Russ (Achilles tendon) – Ruled Out.

de Guzman (muscular) – Doubtful.

Gacinovic (groin) – Doubtful.

Arsenal:

Lacazette (ankle) – Ruled Out.

Mavropanos (groin) – Ruled Out.

Bellerin (cruciate ligaments) – Ruled Out.

Tierney (hip) – Ruled Out.

Eintracht vs Arsenal prediction:

Eintracht 1-1 Arsenal

Betting Odds:

Arsenal win: 2.37

Draw: 3.74

Eintracht: 2.99

Injury list via Premier Injuries.

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