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Thursday night’s Europa League fixtures offer up a number of exciting betting options on SportPesa!

Get all your sports betting tips, predictions and information on the SportPesa South Africa blog.

Arsenal v Benfica

First leg result: Benfica 1 – 1 Arsenal

Arsenal got an all important away goal in the first leg which will help their efforts heading into the return leg to held in Greece on Thursday. Giving them more confidence will be their ‘home’ record against Portuguese opponents which has seen them win five of their last six in European competitions.

They will be without the comforts of their home ground in London and, naturally, their fans but they should still have enough to see them past Benfica and you can get 1.70 on Arsenal to win in 90 minutes.

Suggested bet: Arsenal to win

Ajax v Lille

First leg result: Lille 1 – 2 Ajax Amsterdam

The Dutch super club hold a solid advantage after their first leg victory and look a solid bet to progress to the next round of the competition.

Last season they hosted Lille in the Group stages of the Champions League and won this fixture 3-0 in comfortable style. Ajax are also on a seven game winning streak at home in the Europa League.

Suggested Bet: Ajax to win

Europa League Multi Play

Our team here at SportPesa have identified a Europa League double on the home teams Rangers and Hoffenheim to win their matches in 90 minutes.

Consider adding Arsenal or Ajax (or both) to your multi play to really increase your potential payout!


SportPesa’s JengaBet feature allows you to dig even deeper into matches and effectively build a bet with a number of outcomes for a match. Not only that, but you can also see what other people are betting on and take their JengaBets if they catch your eye!

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