Arsenal draw 2-2 at Sporting Lisbon.

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Arsenal draw 2-2 at Sporting Lisbon in Europa League round of 16 first leg. At the Estadio Jose Avalad in Lisbon, it’s the first Europa League round of 16 game between Sporting and Arsenal.

After 6 minutes, the home team missed the opportunity to take the lead from a long ball placed to the left for Pedro Goncalves to touch into the penalty area. Before deducting a shot from the right. But did not do well. The ball fell off the far post, unfortunately.

Played until the 22nd minute. Arsenal took a 1-0 lead from the right corner. Fabio Vieira opened the door, William Saliba hit the net without any remains.

In the next 26 minutes, the visiting team has another chance. Oleksandr Zinchenko fired his first free-kick against the wall but the ball went in the way of the Ukrainian. Forcing Antonio Adan to knock it over the crossbar UFABET

In the 34th minute, Gonzalo Inazio pressed on to save Matt Turner. But from the right corner Marcus Edwards splashed for Inazio to head the goal into the far post 1. -1 

In the second half, Sporting took a 2-1 lead as Marcus Edwards stabbed Pote into a shot that saved the goalkeeper. But the ball went straight into Paulinho’s way.

But the Gunners equalized 2-2 in the 62nd minute, Granit Shaka shot a long shot. Deflected Idemasa Morita, changing the way into the net. The host tried to protest that there had been a foul earlier but to no avail.

The game ended in a 2-2 draw, with the second game traveling to Arsenal next week.