Arsenal v Dundalk: Time, channel, team news

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Dundalk face Arsenal in the Emirates Stadium tonight.
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James Cox

Dundalk take on Arsenal tonight in a massive game for the club and the League of Ireland.

Here's everything you need to know about the big game.

What time is kick-off?

The game takes place at the Emirates Stadium in London this evening with an 8pm kick-off.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be aired live on Virgin Media Two, coverage starts at 7pm. The game will also be available on BT Sport 2.

How is the group shaping up?

The sides had contrasting fortunes in the opening ties in Europa League Group B.

Dundalk started well against Norwegian outfit Molde at Tallaght Stadium with a Sean Murray goal putting the Lilywhites in front.

However, they were put under periods of intense pressure by the visitors and this eventually paid off as Molde scored twice in the second-half to turn the game in their favour, it finished 2-1.

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It looked like Rapid Vienna were set to cause an upset in Austria but the Gunners prevailed with a 2-1 victory after late goals from David Luiz and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Gary Rogers at Dublin Airport as Dundalk Depart For London Ahead Of Europa League Game Versus Arsenal 28/10/2020 ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Odds

Arsenal win: 1/16

Draw: 12/1

Dundalk win: 33/1

Team news

Mikel Arteta has just two fit centre-backs available; Shkodran Mustafi and Gabriel Magalhaes.

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David Luiz, Rob Holding, Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers are all injured.

However, he still has a strong squad to pick from with Willian and Bukayo Saka available after shaking off minor knocks.

Gary Rogers is expected to return in goal for Dundalk, replacing Aaron McCarey, while Dane Massey is a doubt due to a hip injury.

Nathan Oduwa has been out with a hamstring injury but there is a chance he will be available to manager Filippo Giovagnoli tonight.

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