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 Arsenal will welcome its Portuguese rival, Sporting Lisbon, at its difficult stadium this season, in the second leg in the round of sixteen of the European League for the 2022-2023 season.

Arsenal fell into the trap of a positive tie in the last match at the “Jose Alvaladi” stadium with two goals for the same, so that the ticket to the quarter-finals remains pending between the two teams, to be decided by the confrontation with the “Emirates” stadium.

Coach Mikel Arteta's team is competing this season on more than one front, the most important front for him is the English Premier League, which is completely led by Arsenal, with a comfortable difference from his closest competitors.

On the other hand, he wants to reach as far as possible in the European League so that he can compete for the championship strongly as well, and even aspires to achieve the big double this season.

And after he failed to continue this season in the Champions League beyond the group stage, Sporting Lisbon moved to the European League to complete his European competitions there, and he was able to start his career in it with great success, when he knocked out the Danish Maitland from the last elimination round after defeating him on aggregate in the two-legged matches. 5-1, and now it was Arsenal's turn to try to get him out of the tournament as well.

The date of the Arsenal and Sporting Lisbon match in the European League

The date for the Arsenal match and the Portuguese guest, Lisbon, has been set for this evening, Thursday, March 16, 2023, and the match will start at 22:00 Egyptian and Libyan time, 23:00 Saudi Arabia and Qatar time, 00:00 UAE and Oman time.

Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Turner; Tomiyasu, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Jorginho, Partey, Vieira; Nelson, Trossard, Smith Rowe

Sporting Lisbon possible starting lineup:
Adan; St. Juste, Inacio, Reis; Esgaio, Ugarte, Goncalves, Santos; Edwards, Paulinho, Trincao