Repeating the script from the previous round, Arsenal enter the field on Thursday, March 14, at a disadvantage in the match against Rennes by the round of round of the round of 2018/2019 round of the Europa League. The meeting will be held at the Emirates Stadium in London and kick-off scheduled for 17h (Brasília time).In France, the Londoners were defeated by 3 to 1. In this way, visitors will advance to the quarterfinals in case of new success, draw or even loss by margin of a goal. If they manage to score two goals, even a two-goal deficit will help them survive the fight for the trophy. The Gunners have to win by 2 to 0. However, if they have the goal leaked, there will be a need to score three or more goals in order to qualify. If they repeat the score of the match in Rennes, the regulation establishes an extension of 30 minutes in which the goal scored away from home serves as a tiebreaker. Only in case of a goalless draw in extra time will there be decision through penalties charges. For the definition of the crosses of the quarterfinals the Uefa, entity that organizes the competition, will make a new draw, without there being any direction in the confrontations.
Arsenal has a difficult mission before returning to Rennes, from the finals of the Europa League final. The Londoners have lost 1-3 rounds in France, and UEL is the only chance for Unai Emery’s men to conquer a trophy after eliminations from the League Cup and England Cup.
In the second round of the Europa League, the first in the knockout system, Arsenal were also defeated away from home. It took 1 to 0 of Bate Borisov, in Belarus. In the second game, he reversed the situation without major problems making 3 to 0.This time, the difficulty is a little bigger. Not just the marker. But also by the suspension of the defender Sokratis, who was expelled in the game in France. His exclusion was decisive in the game. When it was in numerical equality, the Arsenal won by 1 to 0. It took the turn when staying with one less athlete.It should not be the only casualty to be managed by Unai Emery. Defenders Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding and striker Danny Welbeck are in charge of the medical department and should not be released for Thursday’s meeting.One aspect, however, is quite different in relation to the game against Bate Borisov. This time Arsenal took a confidence boost before the match. On Saturday, March 9, also at Emirates Stadium, won the classic against Manchester United, 2 to 0, and moved up to fourth place in the English Championship standings table version 2018/2019.With 60 points (18 wins, six draws and six defeats), he closed the qualifying zone through the Premier League for the 2019/2020 Champions League season, just over United, who fell to fifth. You’re two points behind.As principal, the performance of the Gunners is even better. Arsenal is the third best owner of the English Championship. Of the 48 points he played at Emirates Stadium, he had 41 (13 wins, two draws and one loss) having scored 37 goals and 12.
It was not a classic, not even the rival was top-notch, but Rennes also gave the message in their commitment on Sunday, March 10, for the twenty-eighth round of the 2018/2019 French Championship. Acting at home, they beat Caen, who are in the relegation zone of Ligue 1, by 3 to 1.This allowed him to move up to eighth on the leaderboard. Has 40 points (11 wins, seven draws and nine losses). He is, however, out of the zone that leads to international tournaments next season. This block is closed by Olympique de Marseille, fourth placed, which has seven more points.As a visitor, the Rennes numbers are lower. The team is the eleventh in this ranking. Of the 39 points played in column two status, he won 15 (four wins, three draws and six losses) having scored 17 goals and suffered 22.They are in the medical department in process of recovery of injury and must remain outside the departure of this Thursday in London the goalkeeper Abdoulaye Diallo; the midfielders Ludovic Baal, Romain Danze and Rafik Guitane; and striker Theoson Siebtcheu.
The shape of the teams and the latest direct results
- Last Dedicated Meeting: Rennes – Arsenal 3-1 (7.03.2019, Europa League)
- Form Arsenal (last 5 games): W W D L W
- Form Rennes (last 5 games): W D W W W
History of the matches Arsenal vs Rennes
The first leg of the Round of 16 was the first involving the teams.
The Europa League is the only trophy you can conquer this season Arsenal. “Tuners” tremendously shake off for qualifying in the quarter-finals after losing 1-3 away with Rennes on the move.Unai Emery’s men recovered their morale in the championship, winning the 2-0 derby Manchester United on Sunday from the Emirates, and climbed fourth in the Premier League, the last to lead the Champions League . Arsenal has two points over Manchester United and three in front of Chelsea, who has a less played game.Arsenal lost even more surprisingly in the first leg of the 16th Europa League, 0-1 with BATE Borisov, scoring in the back (3-0).Rennes failure is the only one of the last six matches for Arsenal in all competitions (it has four wins and a draw).Sokratis, Suspended, and Holding, Bellerin and Welbeck, injured, are missing the Londoners in this match.
Probable Arsenal team: Cech; Maitland-Niles, Koscielny, Monreal, Kolasinac; Torreira, Xhaka; Ozil, Ramsey, Aubameyang; Lacazette.
Rennes has three consecutive wins before returning to Arsenal. He defeated Orleans, the Cup, Arsenal in the tour, and Caen in the last game of the championship (3-1).Rennes ranks 8th in the championship, only three points away from Reims’s 5th place, and is undefeated by five games in all competitions.The Breton have only one game in the last ten games, 0-2 in Reims, and in the previous tour of the Europa League they have somewhat surprising Betis, after 3-3 home and 3-1 away.Siebatcheu, Danze, Diallo and Baal, all injured, can not play for Rennes in the Emirates game.
Probable team Rennes: Koubek; Traore, Silva, Mexer, Bensebain; Sarr, Andre, Grenier, Bourigeaud; Ben Arfa, Hun.
Football Prediction of the Day Arsenal vs Rennes
Arsenal have a prognosis in their success against Rennes as the best guessing option for Thursday’s meeting for the return round of the Round of 16. Liga Europa season 2018/2019.
Bet Tips: Arsenal wins
Arsenal will count everything on the offensive card in this match after the 1-3 round failure. Rennes is also an offensive team that offered a show in the Europa League. His last three European matches were over 2.5 goals, as were six of his last nine games in all competitions. We count on many goals on the Emirates, just like in the tour.
Prediction Today: Over 2.5 goals