Soccer Prediction for 9 November 2018 – Arsenal vs Sporting CP

After successfully continuing the unbeatable trend, Arsenal must immediately prepare to face one of the Portuguese League giants, Sporting CP in the second round of the Europa League group stage this season. You could say the Gunners are in a positive trend ahead of the match, victory in the party can make them automatically step into the last 32.

Meanwhile, this super big match will take place on Friday morning, November 9, 2018 at Emirates Stadium, Arsenal.

Playing as a host, Arsenal are clearly more favored than Sporting CP, on paper they are also superior to the Portuguese representative. Unai Emery’s squad recorded an impressive start to the beginning of this season. After being defeated in the first two games against Manchester City and Liverpool, the Premier League giants immediately stepped on the gas by packing 12 wins from the last 14 games and held back by a draw twice, including when entertaining Liverpool last weekend.

It means that Arsenal are in a positive trend, they are also at the top of the standings with a total of 9 points collected from three matches that have taken place. Meanwhile, Sporting CP sit at ranked 2nd in the standings, the defeat of Arsenal at the previous meeting was their only defeat of the three group stages. While in the last five games, the former club Cristiano Ronaldo managed to pack 3 wins and lost twice. However they were not seeded to win when they travel to Arsenal headquarters later.

Head to head Matches – Arsenal vs Sporting CP:
25-10-2018 Sporting 0-1 Arsenal (UEL)

Arsenal’s Last 5 Matches:
23-10-2018 Arsenal 3-1 Leicester (EPL)
25-10-2018 Sporting 0-1 Arsenal (UEL)
28-10-2018 Palace 2-2 Arsenal (EPL)
11-11-2018 Arsenal 2-1 Blackpool (League Cup)
04-11-2018 Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool (EPL)

Sporting CP’s Last 5 Matches:
10-21-2018 Loures 1-2 Sporting (Taca de Portugal)
25-10-2018 Sporting 0-1 Arsenal (UEL)
29-10-2018 Sporting 3-0 Boavista (Liga NOS)
11-11-2018 Sporting 1-2 Estoril (Carlsberg Cup)
11-05-2018 Santa Clara 1-2 Sporting (Liga NOS)

Team Player:
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Cech; Kolasinac, Sokratis, Holding, Lichtsteiner; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Welbeck, Ramsey, Iwobi; Aubameyang.
Coach: Unai Emery.
Sporting CP (4-2-3-1): Ribeiro; Acuna, Mathieu, Coates, Gaspar; Petrovic, Gudelj; Cabral, Fernandes, Nani; Bas Dost.
Coach: Tiago Fernandes.

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