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Thursday, 29 April 2021 21:00
Villarreal CF
Villarreal
  • Trigueros (5')
  • Raúl Albiol (29')
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match about to start
Arsenal FC
Arsenal
  • N. Pépé (73')
Estadio de la Cerámica (Villarreal, Spain)
Europa League − 2020/2021 − Semi-finals (first leg)

betting tip & odds comparison 29/04/21 Villarreal CF - Arsenal FC

Betting Tip for matchday 1 of the 2020/2021 Europa League between Villarreal CF and Arsenal FC. The game will be played at Estadio de la Cerámica (Villarreal, Spain) on the 29.04.2021 at 21:00.

Villarreal vs Arsenal, EUROPA LEAGUE 29.04.2021

On Thursday, Unai Emery will invite former rivals Arsenal to the Estadio de la Ceramica for the first leg of Villarreal’s Europa League semi-final clash. The Yellow Submarine advanced to the final four after defeating Dinamo Zagreb 3-1 on aggregate, while Arsenal beat Slavia Prague 5-1 over two legs.

We expect a tough first leg which might go either way. Take advantage of the Livescorebet Welcome Bonus and our betting tips and continue winning big.

VILLARREAL

In search for their spot in the Europe League finals, Unai Emery’s Villarreal takes on his former club Arsenal. Villarreal have had a perfect record in the tournament so far, with no defeats. They have earned emphatic wins in the knockout process so far and will be looking for more of the same.

They have won 11 of their 12 Europa League games so far this season, including a flawless six-game home streak and, have scored at least twice in each of their six tournament matches. However, as they welcome Arsenal to Spain they have suffered two consecutive league losses to Alaves and title-chasing Barcelona.

Villarreal defeated Dynamo Zagreb 3-1 on aggregate in the quarter-finals. They earned a crucial 1-1 draw on the road in the first leg before turning up the pressure on Zagreb and winning 2-1 in the decider. Alcacer and Moreno were on track to bring the game to rest before Orsic netted a consolation goal for the defeated side.

This is definitely going to be an interesting clash, and Villarreal will try all they can to make a mark as they try and secure their spot for the Europe League finals and redeem themselves from the last two consecutive defeats from the league matches.

 

 

ARSENAL

Under Emery, the Gunners were finalists two years ago but were beaten by London rivals Chelsea and the Spaniard was fired later in the following season.

Arsenal are languishing in tenth place in the Premier League after losing to Everton, and as it stands, the Europa League has long been a offers them, their best hope at salvaging the season by qualifying for next season’s Champions League.

The Gunners, were unplayable in Prague, storming to a 4-0 victory following another poor first leg at home. As they travel to Villarreal, they are enjoying a seven-away games unbeaten streak in all competitions and managed at least three goals in their last four away matches.

Arteta is forced to choose continental glory over a season without European football, missing both Champions and Europa league which will definitely impact them financially. We expect them to have all their guns blazing and make their road to final smooth and easy.

Possible Line Ups

 

VILLARREAL ARSENAL
  • Asenjo
  • Foyth
  • Albiol
  • Torres
  • Moreno
  • Chukwueze
  • Capoue
  • Parejo
  • Trigueros
  • Moreno
  • Alcacer
  • Coach: Unai Emery
  • Leno
  • Chambers
  • Holding
  • Mari
  • Xhaka
  • Thomas
  • Ceballos
  • Saka
  • Smith-Rowe
  • Pepe
  • Nketiah
  • Coach: Mikel Arteta
Injured: None and Lacazette (Hamstring), Tierney (Knee), Luiz (Knee), Aubameyang (Malaria)

 

 

VILLARREAL VS ARSENAL BETTING TIPS

Villarreal have shown without any reasonable doubt on their mightiness in the Europa league. They have won 11 of their 12 Europa League games so far this season, including a perfect six-game home run. They as well have a home advantage and will be confident heading to this match. Despite recent league two league defeats, Emery has predictably led Villarreal to a successful run on the European stage as they seek their first Europa League title. However, the last time they reached the semi-finals was in the 2015-16 season, they were knocked out.

 

Villarreal vs Arsenal Europa League betting tip

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Arsenal is still undefeated in four matches with Villarreal since 2005, winning two and drawing two, but those two draws came on Villarreal’s turf. Mikel Arteta, has every reason to put all his effort toward winning this match and he as well knows how Villarreal has been good in Europa.

This is turning out to be one of those tactical matches, and for our first betting predictions today, we are predicting an under 2.5 goal scored in this game.

Considering both teams, Villarreal home form, and Arsenal away form, they have not missed scoring at least a goal in them we as well predict both teams having the ball behind each other’s net.

Follow our betting strategies to increase the chances of making decent returns on your bets, much like our pro punters.

 

Performance

Villarreal CF
Last games
Arsenal FC
Last games

Villarreal CF performance of the last 6 home matches

Victories
Over 2.5

Arsenal FC performance of the last 4 away matches

Victories
Over 2.5