Live Updates: Arsenal vs Lens in the Champions League

Live Updates: Arsenal vs Lens in the Champions League

The camaraderie between Havertz and Ramsdale is the foundation of this Arsenal team’s dynamic.

Tonight, Arsenal will face Lens in the Champions League. If they win, they will advance to the next round. Mikel Arteta’s team is currently in first place in Group B with nine points, having won against Sevilla in their last two matches. They are ahead by four points from both PSV Eindhoven and Lens, who both have five points and could also potentially move on to the next round.

In a previous match, Lens surprised the London team by defeating them 2-1 at their home stadium. However, the Gunners’ performance was disorganized and slow. It is anticipated that they will be more precise and concentrated at the Emirates, where the French team’s goal will be to avoid losing.

The Gunners have won their last three fixtures across all competitions and are in good form following Kai Havertz’s late winner against Brentford last time out. Can they go on are reach the Champions League knockout rounds tonight?

We will be providing updates on the events mentioned below and you can also find the most recent odds and suggestions for the game here:


Arsenal vs Lens

Arsenal is prepared for the evening’s game.

Luke Baker29 November 2023 19:36

Arsenal vs Lens

so it’s going to take a few weeks for him to recover.”

Arteta commented on Fabio Vieira’s condition, stating that he has been experiencing some discomfort. They attempted alternative treatment, but it did not improve his condition. As a result, he was sent to a specialist and underwent surgery on his groin yesterday. It will take a few weeks for him to fully recover from the procedure.

“We anticipate him being absent for several weeks. It is unlikely that he will return before the break, so we will observe his progress. The surgery was performed yesterday, so we will have to wait and see how he recovers. We will handle the situation as it unfolds.”

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:30

Arsenal vs Lens

The first time Lens hosted a Champions League game in 21 years, they won 2-1 against the Gunners, even though Gabriel Jesus scored for the visitors in the 14th minute. Adrien Thomasson equalized 11 minutes later and Elye Wahi’s goal in the 69th minute secured the victory.

In the 1999/2000 Uefa Cup semi-finals, the teams had a prior encounter where Arsène Wenger’s Arsenal emerged victorious with a 1-0 win at home and a 2-1 win away.

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:25

Arsenal vs Lens

Lens and PSV Eindhoven are currently tied with five points each in the Champions League standings. PSV recently ended their undefeated streak with a 1-0 win against Lens in the Netherlands. However, Lens still have a three-point advantage over fourth-placed Sevilla, who they will face on Matchday 6.

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:20

Arsenal vs Lens

Sitting comfortably with a four-point lead in Group B, Arsenal aims to secure their spot in the Champions League knockout stage by defeating Lens at home.

The Gunners have won three of their four games in this season’s Champions League after six seasons away, the sole exception a 2-1 loss at Lens on Matchday 2 – the Ligue 1 side’s first home Champions League game since 2002.

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:15

Despite making errors in Arsenal’s win over Brentford, Mikel Arteta praises Aaron Ramsdale.

Even though Kai Havertz’s goal secured a win for the Gunners and put them at the top of the Premier League, it couldn’t hide Ramsdale’s disappointing performance.

The 25-year-old returned to the public eye during his first league game since September 3. David Raya, who is currently the club’s clear first choice goalkeeper, is still on loan from Brentford and was unable to play against his own team.

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:10

Lens team news

Here is the Lens team ready to face Arsenal tonight.

Former Nottingham Forest playoff star Brice Samba leads the French team as their goalkeeper, while promising 20-year-old Elye Wahi will be their top offensive player.

Lens XI: Samba; Gradit, Danso, Medina; Frankowski, Mendy, Samed, Haidara; Sotoca, Fulgini, Wahi

Luke Baker29 November 2023 19:05

Arsenal vs Lens

Mikel Arteta, discussing Bukayo Saka: “I am unsure of the definition of ‘world-class,’ but he is undoubtedly an exceptional player. Achieving greatness is one thing.

He has made consistent progress and possesses a determined mindset. He has a supportive circle and is motivated to achieve even more, as there is still much potential for growth.

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:05

Arsenal vs Lens

Lens defender Massadio Haïdara shared his pre-match perspective: “It’s always a pleasure to face strong teams in impressive stadiums. However, it’s important to remember the purpose of our journey. We need to focus on the match and block out any distractions from the surroundings.”

“We will once again put forth our best efforts to secure a victory. However, it will not be a simple task as we will be facing a formidable opponent. In our previous match, we delivered a strong performance.”

“The circumstances will vary tomorrow night, but the team will give their all. We will implement our knowledge to ensure we leave London with a victory. The entire team is aware of the challenge ahead and is preparing diligently.”

Mike Jones29 November 2023 19:00

Arsenal team news

The Arsenal squad has arrived. Tomiyasu will be playing as right-back instead of White, and Saka, Jesus, and Martinelli are the front three.

Following his recent victory, Kai Havertz will be beginning the match with Jorginho as a potential substitute, while David Raya is returning to the goal in place of Aaron Ramsdale.

The starting lineup for Arsenal includes the following players: Raya, Tomiyasu, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko, Rice, Havertz, Odegaard, Saka, Jesus, and Martinelli.

Luke Baker29 November 2023 18:59

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