5 tips for Thursday's Europa League matches
Settle in for the evening with this tasty five-fold, which includes wins for AC Milan, Arsenal and more.
BATE Borisov to beat Cologne –
A 90th-minute Stuttgart goal last weekend continued Cologne’s dreadful run.
They have now gone 10 games without a win, nine of which have been defeats.
BATE have won three out of four at home and lost just two in 17 in all competitions.
Arsenal to beat Crvena Zvedza –
Arsenal’s fringe players have cantered to the top of Group H with two wins from two matches.
The Gunners are also in decent form at the moment, winning six out of eight in all competitions despite losing to Watford on Saturday.
Red Star were held at home by BATE on matchday one and are not good enough to match Arsene Wenger’s side.
Lazio to beat Nice –
Lazio inflicted Juventus’ first home defeat in 57 matches at the weekend.
That was their fourth consecutive victory, and eighth in their last nine in all competitions.
Nice have lost three out of seven at the Allianz Riviera this season and dropped to 14th in Ligue 1 after defeat at Montpellier on Sunday.
AC Milan to beat AEK Athens –
Back-to-back defeats shouldn’t deter you from backing AC Milan.
The Rossoneri thrashed Austria Vienna 5-1 in their opening group match and followed that up with a 3-2 victory over Rijeka.
Vicenzo Montella’s side have also won six out of seven at the Giuseppe Meazza this season and are decent value against a side with two draws and a loss from their last three.
Dynamo Kiev to beat Young Boys –
Dynamo Kiev have taken maximum points in Group B and already have a four-point lead over second place.
They have beaten Young Boys once already this season in the Champions League qualifiers, and have won six of their last seven home games in the Europa League.
The visitors have drawn both of their group games and managed just one away win in six.