Is Arsenal vs Slavia Prague on TV tonight? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Europa League fixture

Alex Pattle
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Slavia Prague’s Nicolae Stanciu celebrates after scoring (Getty Images)
Slavia Prague’s Nicolae Stanciu celebrates after scoring (Getty Images)

Arsenal face Slavia Prague tonight in the first leg of the teams’ Europa League quarter-final.

Home team Arsenal must produce a better performance than they mustered at the weekend in their 3-0 Premier League loss to Liverpool, especially as Slavia Prague have not lost in their last 21 fixtures.

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The Czech top flight’s leaders have had a man red-carded in their last two games, though, and will want to put to bed such disciplinary problems here as they take on a Premier League side in Europe for the second time this term.

Prague eliminated Leicester City in the last 32before knocking out Scottish champions Rangers in the last 16 – while Arsenal progressed against Olympiacos in the last round despite a second-leg loss.

Here’s everything you need to know about the quarter-final first leg this evening.

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When is it?

The game will kick off at 8pm GMT tonight.

How can I watch it?

The match will air live on BT Sport, with subscribers also able to stream it live on the broadcaster’s website and app.

Confirmed line-ups

Arsenal: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Cedric; Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Smith Rowe, Willian; Lacazette

Slavia Prague: Kolar; Bah, Zima, Holes, Boril; Hromada; Oscar, Stanciu, Provod, Olayinka; Sima

Odds

Arsenal: 11/20

Draw: 16/5

Prague: 5/1

Prediction

Arsenal certainly have the quality in their squad to pick up a home win here, but expect them to make hard work of this game against dangerous opponents. Arsenal 2-1 Prague.