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Arsenal vs Benfica – Europa League: Live score, lineups and updates

Arsenal vs Benfica LIVE: Mikel Arteta’s men face a season-defining game with their Europa League tie on a knife-edge and domestic season all-but over

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal face Benfica this evening knowing they must secure a result to keep their best hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League alive.

The Gunners drew 1-1 with the Portuguese side in last week’s ‘away’ leg and now ‘host’ them at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis in Piraeus, home of Greek champions Olympiacos.

Follow Sportsmail’s runner for live Europa League coverage of Arsenal vs Benfica, including scoreline, lineups and build-up.