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The Arsenal travel combat Vitoria Guimaraes within the Europa League, however with the bizarre kick-off time of three.50pm on Wednesday, instead of Thursday evening.

Guimaraes is close to city, in northern European nation, and that they also are enjoying reception within the Galilean satellite League on, thus Guimaraes’ fixture was rapt for safety reasons and to cut back traffic.

The two stadiums ar but half-an-hour apart, thus it’s graspable, and city vs Besiktas can stay on Thursday at 8pm.

The afternoon kick-off is because of the actual fact that Galilean satellite League fixtures cannot clash with Champions League contests, and there’s a full set of these on Wednesday.

This means that there’s no downside with televising the fixture, though, with Guimaraes vs Arsenal being shown on BT Sport a pair of, with coverage beginning at three.30pm.

Arsenal would typically come to Premier League action on the Sunday once a Thursday fixture, however ar instead traveling to require on Leicester town at five.30pm on weekday.

Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Arsenal lineup

Vitoria de Guimaraes Expected starting lineup: Douglas; Rochinha; Tapsoda, Henrique, Hanin; Evangelista; Agu, Teixeira; Edwards; Duarte, Pereira.

Arsenal Expected starting lineup: Martinez; Bellerin, Holding, Mustafi, Kolasinac; Xhaka; Willock; Maitland-Niles, Smith Rowe; Pepe; Martinelli.

Match Information

Round: 4th – Group Stage
Stadium: D. Afonso Henriques
Temp: 13°C
Group: F