Football Predictions

Arsenal vs Olympiacos predictions, live stream options & confirmed line-ups

By Mohamed Moallim

Published: 18:50, 27 February 2020

Arsenal and Olympiacos meet for the 10th time on Thursday evening with a Europa League round-of-16 place up for grabs.

Mikel Arteta’s side are in the box seat after returning from Piraeus with a slender 1-0 win courtesy of Alexandre Lacazette.

Their Greek visitors, who have won at the Emirates Stadium before, are confident of getting a result, but will they be able to eliminate last season’s finalists?

Read on for our preview of Arsenal vs Olympiacos, including predictions, team news and TV coverage information.

When is Arsenal vs Olympiacos and where can I watch live?

Competition: Europa League (round-of-32 second leg)

Venue: Emirates Stadium

Date: Thursday, 27 February 2020

Kick-off: 8:00 PM (UK time)

TV coverage (UK): BT Sport 3

Online & live stream options: UK audiences with a BT Sport subscription can watch online or live stream through their app.

Last five meetings: Arsenal vs Olympiacos

20 February 2020: Olympiacos 0-1 Arsenal (Europa League)

09 December 2015: Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal (Champions League)

29 September 2015: Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos (Champions League)

04 December 2012: Olympiacos 2-1 Arsenal (Champions League)

03 October 2012: Arsenal 3-1 Olympiacos (Champions League)

Aggregate Score: Arsenal (WWLLW) 10-6 Olympiakos (LLWWL)

Ones to watch

Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Others have been making headlines in an Arsenal jersey across their European games this season but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang undoubtedly remains the Gunners’ most potent scoring threat. The Gabonese marksman will be relishing getting his name on the scoresheet later this week.

Key stat: No one has scored more goals in the Premier League than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this season (17).

Olympiacos: Youssef El-Arabi

Youssef El-Arabi has already scored in north London this season and if he is to do so again, the Moroccan striker — who has been effective in Europe this season — will be hoping the result is different. On their last visit Olympiacos, who sensationally raced into a 2-0 lead against Spurs in José Mourinho’s first European game in charge of the club, ultimately lost 4-2.

Key stat: Youssef El-Arabi scored three goals in the Champions League this season, more than any other Olympiacos player.

Team news

Arsenal

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Olympiacos

Squawka prediction

The Gunners will be buoyed by last week’s result and know Olympiacos need to come out swinging, which could play into their hands. Mikel Arteta finally has a forward line firing on all cylinders and with Mesut Ozil pulling the strings it should be enough to see Arsenal reach the next round.

Scoreline prediction: Arsenal 2-0 Olympiacos

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