Arsenal v Anderlecht odds, Champions League betting, odds & match preview – Gunners look for vital win

The latest Arsenal v Anderlecht odds from tonight’s Champions League clash, with all the betting on the Gunners away win at 8/11.

Arsenal’s third Champions League match is away to the Belgian champions Anderlecht tonight, in what could be a vital match for both sides in the Group.

Both Arsenal and Anderlecht were easily beaten by Borussia Dortmund previously in the group.

Anderlecht lost 3-0 at home to the German side in their last game, having earned a respectable 1-1 draw away to Galatasaray prior to the game.

In the Jupiler league, Anderlecht sit top, however have drawn five of their first 11 matches, including the weekends fixture at KV Mechelen.

Arsenal themselves could only draw at home to Hull City in the Premier League, with Danny Welbeck earning a late point for the hosts, but the latest odds suggest a relatively early win for Arsene Wenger’s side tonight.

Alexis Sanchez had given Arsenal an early lead, only for Mohamed Diame and Abel Hernandez to turn the game on its head.

arsenal v anderlecht live streamingWelbeck scored a hat-trick as Arsenal thrashed Galatasaray 4-1 at the Emirates in their last Champions League fixture.

Arsenal and Anderlecht have met just twice previously, with both sides comfortably winning the home fixture in a Fairs Cup clash back in 1970.

Anderlecht v Arsenal Team news

watch arsenal anderlechtThe former Portsmouth defender Anthony Vanden Borre looks set to start for Anderlecht having shaken off an injury that has blighted his season.

Stefan Defour signed for the club in the summer and will be key for Anderlecht, whilst the Honduras winger Andy Najar will start.

Arsenal have problems over their keeper selection, with Wojciech Szczesny suspended and David Ospina out injured.

The Argentine rookie Damien Martinez will start, whilst Calum Chambers will return after suspension meant he missed the Hull draw.

Nacho Monreal will start from right-back, whilst Aaron Ramsey could come in, having made a cameo appearance on Saturday.

Anderlecht: Proto; Vanden Borre, Mbemba, Heylen, Deschacht; Defour, Tielemans; Najar, Praet, Suarez; Mitrovic
Arsenal: Martinez; Monreal, Mertesacker, Chambers, Gibbs; Flamini, Ramsey, Wilshere; Sanchez, Cazorla; Welbeck

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