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Molde vs Arsenal: Gunners backed to win in Norway

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Ace Football previews the Europa League game between Molde and Arsenal and offers betting tips, odds, line-ups, and team news.

Arsenal travel to Norway to take on Molde in their fourth game of the Europa League campaign.

This particular fixture in Group B could be a potential top-of-the-table decider. Should the Gunners win, they would secure a spot in the Round of 32. If Molde win, they would go level with the Premier League outfit on nine points.

Arsenal have struggled domestically of late but they’ll be looking to continue their impressive form on the continental front.

The Gunners claimed a 4-1 win against Molde at the Emirates

Molde Form and Stats

Molde have enjoyed a decent domestic season so far and they find themselves second in the Eliteserien table.

They have also had some early success in the Europa League too, winning two of their opening three group games to leave them second in the group.

Molde come into this game off the back of an impressive run of seven wins in their last nine matches in all competitions.

The Norweigian side ended a two-game winless run by beating Stabaek 3-0 at the weekend. That victory was courtesy of a Leke James brace on either side of a Stian Rode Gregersen effort.

Key Team Stats
  • Molde have 1 win in their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Molde have lost 3 of their last 6 matches (Europa League).
Arsenal Form and Stats

Arsenal are currently somewhere in 12th in the Premier League table after picking up just four points from their last five matches.

The Gunners have struggled to create and convert chances of late, having scored just one goal in their last five matches. In fact, they have gone almost seven hours without a goal from open play in the League.

Contrary to their league form, Arsenal have made light work of what was on paper a favorable group that they were drawn into.

Arsenal have won all three of their Europa League group matches so far, scoring nine goals in those wins.

Key Team Stats
  • Arsenal have won 5 of their last 7 away matches (Europa League).
  • Arsenal have won all 3 of their matches this season (Europa League).
  • Arsenal have won 12 of their last 17 matches (Europa League).

Team News

Molde:  Ohi Omoijuanfo, Kristoffer Haraldseid (all injured)

Arsenal: Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, Sead Kolasinac, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Bukayo Saka, Willian, and Gabriel Martinelli (all injured)

Predicted Line-up

(Note: The image will change to the official XI once they’re both announced)

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