ARSENAL travel to BATE Borisov as favourites in this Europa League Round of 32 first leg. The Gunners reached the semi-final stage last season R
ARSENAL travel to BATE Borisov as favourites in this Europa League Round of 32 first leg.
The Gunners reached the semi-final stage last season – losing out to Atletico Madrid – and are among those tipped to go all the way this time around.
What time does BATE vs Arsenal kick off?
This Europa League tie will take place on Thursday, February 14.
It will kick off at 5.55pm – that is 8.55pm in Barysaw.
The match will be held at Borisov Arena.
The reverse fixture will be played on Thursday, February 21 at Emirates Stadium.
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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
BATE vs Arsenal will be shown live on BT Sport 2 with coverage starting at 5.30pm.
BT Sport customers can live stream the match online, on mobile and on tablet via their app.
Meanwhile, EE phone subscribers can catch the action by signing up for a free three-month trial – all you have to do is text SPORT to 150 and follow the instructions.
Alternatively, you can follow all the latest updates via our dedicated SunSport LIVE BLOG.
What is the team news?
Arsenal have a lengthy injury list with Danny Welbeck, Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding all out for the season.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey are also sidelined – but Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could return.
Denis Suarez could make his first start for the Gunners, despite playing for Barcelona in the Champions League.