It’s time for the first round of the 2022 UEFA Europa League and Arsenal will be taken on Bodo/Glimt. This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides.
Arsenal qualified for the Europa League by finishing eighth in the 2020-21 Premier League. They will look to make it past the group stage for the first time since 2017-18.
Bodo/Glimt qualified for the Europa League by winning the 2020 Norwegian Eliteserie. This will be the club’s first ever appearance in a European competition.
The match will be held at the Aspmyra Stadion on Thursday, October 13, 2022. It will kick off at 17:45 BST (10:45pm ET).
Arsenal vs Bodo/Glimt will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the UK. In the US, the match will be available on ESPN+.
Arsenal will look to get off to a good start in the Europa League when they take on Bodo/Glimt.
The Gunners had a disappointing 2020-21 season, finishing eighth in the Premier League. However, they reached the semi-finals of both the FA Cup and the Europa League.
Mikel Arteta’s side will hope to go one step further in the Europa League this season and they will look to make a strong start against Bodo/Glimt.
Arsenal will be without several key players for the match, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil.
Bodo/Glimtwill make their debut in a European competition.
The Norwegian side qualified for the Europa League by winning the 2020 Eliteserie. This will be their first appearance in a European competition.
Bodo/Glimt will look to make a good impression in their first match and they will hope to cause an upset against Arsenal.
Arsenal and Bodo/Glimt have never met before in a competitive match.
Arsenal qualified for the Europa League by finishing eighth in the 2020-21 Premier League. They last won the competition in 2016.
Arsenal may be without some of their key players for this match, but they should still have enough quality to get the win. Bodo/Glimt will make their debut in a European competition and they are unlikely to cause an upset. I think Arsenal will win this match 2-0.
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