Villarreal v Arsenal
VENUE: Estadio de la Ceramica
EUROPE: Europa League – Play-Offs – Semi-finals
The Gunners make a trip to the Estadio de la Ceramica to take on Villarreal in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-final fixtures.
Villarreal advanced to the semis after a (3-1) aggregate win over Dynamo Zagreb, while the English side edged past Slavia Prague with a (5-1) aggregate win.
The Spanish side approaches this home fixture following a (1-2) La Liga home loss to Barcelona.
Arteta’s men come into this away tie on the back of a (0-1) Premier League loss to Everton at the Emirates Stadium.
Last Four Head to Head
Arsenal v Villarreal 3:0 – UEFA Champions League
Villarreal v Arsenal 1:1 – UEFA Champions League
Villarreal v Arsenal 0:0 – UEFA Champions League
Arsenal v Villarreal 1:0 – UEFA Champions League
Prediction: Arsenal Win or Draw
Arsenal is undefeated in each of their last four meetings against Villarreal.
The Gunners are unbeaten in each of their last 7 games in all competitions away from the Emirates.