Bate Borisov edge past Arsenal to hold the advantage in the Europa League knockout…

first_imgAdvertisementBate Borisov edged past the Gunners to hold the advantage in the Europa League knockout tie. Though, the manager of Arsenal, Unai Emery is still backing his side to progress to the round of 16. Bate Borisov will now be confident in the second leg at the Emirates.This was not the night written for the Gunners. Alexandre Lacazette’s goal was disallowed and the player was shown a red card in this match. Unai Emery kept Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Denis Suarez, Bernd Leno and Lucas Torreira in the bench in this match against Bate Borisov. Stanislav Dragun scored the first goal of the match for Bate Borisov in the first half.The Gunners got enough chances to level the scoreline in their favour. However, the defensive unit of Bate Borisov stood firm till the end. Granit Xhaka was shown an yellow card at the 9th minute of the match. Alexander Hleb was replaced by Yevgeniy Berezkin. On the other hand, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang was brought in by Unai Emery in place of Ainsley Maitland Niles. In the second half, Lucas Torreira came in place of Granit Xhaka. However, these substitutions were not able to change the course of the match. The Gunners will have to give their cent percent at the Emirates to reach the round of 16. Advertisementlast_img read more

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