Sporting v Arsenal – Probable Lineups – Unai Emery set to make changes to starting XI, Mesut Ozil travels with squad

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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Watford FC at Emirates Stadium on September 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal will be looking to maintain their winning run of form when they take on Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League tonight. Kick off is scheduled for 17:55 (GMT).

The north London based club have registered ten wins in a row and have won their opening two games of Group E.

Meanwhile, Sporting have also won their opening two games and sit level on points with Arsenal.

Jose Peseiro’s side has an impressive record on home soil in Europe. The Portuguese giants have won their last three matches at the Estadio Jose Alvalade without conceding.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is expected to make changes to his starting eleven with a Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on the horizon.

Star playmaker Mesut Ozil has traveled with the rest of the squad to Portugal but is unlikely to start tonight. The 30-year-old has been in impressive form this season with four goals and one assist in nine games for the Gunners.

Meanwhile, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Emile Smith Rowe and Matteo Guendouzi and expected to make starts.

Petr Cech could also return to the starting eleven after recovering from a hamstring injury.

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Sporting v Arsenal – Probable Lineups:

Sporting Lisbon Probable Starting XI: Salin; Gaspar, Coates, Mathieu, Jefferson; Nani, Fernandes, Gudelj, Acuna, Mane; Montero

Arsenal Probable Starting XI: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Sokratis, Lichsteiner; Elneny, Guendouzi; Smith Rowe, Ramsey, Welbeck; Aubameyang