FK Crvena Zvezda Vs Arsenal: Match Preview & Prediction

Missing Players

Player Status Rating
Milan Borjan Out 7.34
Milan Rodic Out 6.5
Branko Jovicic Out N/A
Vujadin Savic Out 6.74
Player Status Rating
Francis Coquelin Out N/A
Calum Chambers Out N/A
Shkodran Mustafi Out 6.59
David Ospina Out 7.05
Laurent Koscielny Doubtful N/A
Danny Welbeck Doubtful N/A

Team News
  • Red Star Belgrade are without number one goalkeeper Milan Borjan, with Damir Kahriman in line to start between the sticks.
  • Milan Rodic, Branko Jovicic and Vujadin Savic are also injured.
  • Srdjan Babic may get the nod to partner Damien Le Tallec at the heart of the defence.
  • Danny Welbeck and Laurent Koscielny are unlikely to be risked here after the duo picked up knocks in Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Watford.
  • Francis Coquelin, Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi are all ruled out.
  • Arsene Wenger is expected to rotate for the Europa League once more, with Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere all in line to start, while Mathieu Debuchy is set for a rare appearance.
  • David Ospina has not travelled with the team so Petr Cech looks set to start between the sticks.

Match Facts

Arsenal have won 6 of their last 7 matches (UEFA Europa League).

FK Crvena Zvezda have been winning at both half time and full time in 5 of their last 7 matches (UEFA Europa League).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Arsenal‘s last 4games (UEFA Europa League).

FK Crvena Zvezda are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches (UEFA Europa League).


  • Red Star Belgrade sit second in Group H, two points behind Arsenal and have lost just one of their last 10 competitive showings.
  • Arsenal have won only one of their last five away matches and come into this one on the back of a 2-1 loss at Watford. They have impressed in the Europa League this term, though, but this fixture is arguably their toughest in the group stages.
  • This is a tough one to call and a draw may be on the cards.

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