Belarus side BATE Borisov clashes with English giants Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League knockout both sides keen to clinch the crucial first-leg advantage and advance in the next stage of the Cup competition in what Arsenal appear favorites on paper.
BATE will be counting on the ever vibrant home support to get the job done and down the Gunners, as they seek for a rare European Cup glory.
The home side heads into the match buoyed by their 2-0 home win over Vovojdina in a Club friendly match and they will be hoping for more of the same against the North Londoners.
The hosts head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, suffered two defeats and registered one draw in their last five matches and they will be craving for consistency in their upcoming encounter.
Arsenal travel to Belarus hoping bag a crucial away win in the European Cup competition they will be paying huge attention as a gateway to the UEFA Champions League.
The Gunners head into the match buoyed by their 2-1 away win over Huddersfield Town and they will be hoping for more of the same on the European trip.
Unai Emery charges head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing three wins and suffered two defeats and the Spanish tactician will be keen to see his charges produce more consistent results to get their campaign that seems to derail back on track.
The Gunners will be counting on their lethal strike partnership comprising of Gabonese hitman Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and French marksman Alexandre Lacazette to get the goals upfront.
Head to Head
Arsenal has won the last competitive matches between the two sides.