Arsenal and Slavia enter the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg to be played on 15 April at 21:00 CET after a 1-1 draw in the first leg. This preview will be updated with news from both teams, statements by the protagonists, analysis by experts and much more.
Last minute for Slavia – Arsenal
What happened in the first leg?
Arsenal 1-1 Prague Slavia (2 minutes)
The gunners they fired twice at the post, first after a foul by Willian just after the break and then with a shot from Alexandre Lacazette who was looking for the squad. And everything pointed to the fact that Mikel Arteta’s team was going to take the victory when Nicolas Pépé put the London team ahead after coming off the bench with four minutes remaining. But in injury time defender Tomáš Holeš leveled the contest.
Where to watch the game on TV
Fans can check the operators that broadcast the UEFA Europa League in their territory here.
State of form
Slavia de Prague
Latest results: EEVVVE
Next match: Slavia of Prague – Sparta of Prague, 11/04
Position in your league: 1st in the Czech First Division
Latest results: EDEDVV
Next match: Sheffield United – Arsenal, 11/04
Position in your league: 10th in the Premier League
Slavia: Kolář; Bah, Deli, Winter, Boril; Dorley, Stanciu, Holeš, Provod, Olayinka; Sima
Arsenal: Leno; Cédric, Holding, Gabriel, Bellerín; Willian, Smith Rowe, Xhaka, Elneny, Saka; Aubameyang
Leicester – Slavia Prague 0-2
Ondřej Zlámal, reporter of the Slavia: The first leg was not Slavia’s best performance this season, but they never lost faith and fought to the end. Although the Czech champion had some fortune, the result is promising for the return.
Samantha Miller, reportera del Arsenal: The first leg was all frustration for Arsenal, who conceded just the draw after fighting all game to get ahead. The gunners they need to take advantage of their chances in the second leg.
Declarations of the protagonists
Jindřich Trpišovský, entrant of Slavia: “We have a very promising result for the second leg and we have the opportunity to finish the work at home. Arsenal have to score a goal, and we have to avoid conceding goals like the one we scored from set pieces. Our defensive performance has to be perfect “.
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager: “Slavia are really good opponents. They have beaten great teams and it is very difficult to play against them. We need to win the game. The idea is to win the game. We need to score, we have done it in the past and we will do it again.” .