Thursday , November 7 2019

Vitoria 1-1 Arsenal – Europa League 2019/20: RESULT

Vitoria SC 1-1 Arsenal – Europa League RESULT: Frustration for Gunners as Shkodran Mustafi’s late header cancelled out by stoppage time equaliser from home side

  • Shkodran Mustafi headed Arsenal in front with first shot on target in 80th minute
  • But Bruno Duarte equalised with acrobatic volley in stoppage time 
  • Dani Ceballos limped off with apparent hamstring injury in the second half
  • Vitoria SC XI: Douglas Jesus, Garcia, Frederico Venancio, Tapsoba, Rafa Soares, Pepe (Poha), Agu, Evangelista (Bonatini), Edwards, Duarte, Davidson (Rochinha)
  • Arsenal XI: Martinez, Mustafi, Sokratis, Holding, Tierney, Ceballos (Guendouzi), Maitland-Niles, Willock (Torreira), Pepe, Martinelli, Saka (Lacazette)
  • READ: Full Europa League match report from the Estadio D. Afonso Henriques

Bruno Duarte’s late bicycle kick saved a point for Vitoria and they almost snatched a victory, as Arsenal eventually escaped with a point after an unconvincing performance from a new-look Gunners side. 

READ: The full Europa League match report from the Estadio D. Afonso Henriques 

Arsenal travel to Portugal on Wednesday afternoon to take on the Group F basement side Vitoria SC.

The Gunners have posted a perfect start to their Europa League campaign, winning all three of their games so far, and will be looking to the competition to provide a boost during a bad run in domestic competition.

Join Sportsmail’s DAN RIPLEY for all of the build-up and live action from 2.30pm.