Arsenal will host Rapid Wien at home in the fifth leg of their Europa League group stage match, which takes place at 8:00pm on Tuesday 3rd December .
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Host Wolves at home in the 10th round of the Premier League. The Gunners continued to disappoint by leaving the Wolves 2-1 up. It can be said that Arsenal are constantly performing a very pale performance in the most prestigious playground of football in the foggy country. Even in the last 5 rounds they have won only 1, drew 1 and received 3 defeats. On the rankings at the moment, Mikel Arteta’s army is in 14th place in the standings with 13 points after 10 rounds. Arsenal’s biggest highlight at the moment is the Europa League ground, where they soon have tickets to go forward with a record of winning all four of their past four legs. The Gunners now need just one point from the last two legs to secure their first place. It was a difficult task for Arsenal as they scored at home. In addition, their opponents were only the weak Rapid Vienna, which Arsenal also won 2–1 in the first leg away from home.
The only thing that can comfort Manager Mikel Arteta at the moment is probably his record of winning the Europa League. Although it was soon to qualify for the next round and the upcoming match didn’t make too much sense, however, after a poor performance in NHA, surely the Gunners will aim for a win over Rapid Wien to regain the trust of their fans.
On the other side of the line, Rapid Wien is also showing impressive form, representing Austria having not won in three consecutive domestic matches (similar to Arsenal’s case).
In the Europa League, Dietmar Kuhbauer’s side are currently third in Group B with six points and face the risk of breaking up the league early. In order to compete for a ticket going forward, Rapid Wien will definitely need to win against Arsenal, however, this will not be easy when the level between the two teams is quite skewed.
In the first leg, Arsenal won 2–1 at Rapid Wien and in the upcoming match, with the Gunners’ goal home fulcfulcies surely aiming for a fifth consecutive Europa League win.
Arsenal: Runarsson; Cedric, Mustafi, Holding, Maitland-Niles; Xhaka, Elneny; Pepe, Smith Rowe, Nelson; Lacazette
Rapid Wien: Gartler; Stojkovic, Hofmann, Barac, Ullmann; Grahovac, Knasmullner; Schick, Demir, Fountas; Kara