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UEFA Europa League: Arsenal FC - Molde FK Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

Arsenal FCArsenal FCArsenal Stadium - LondonThursday 5 November 2020
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Group B - Matchday 3
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

Arsenal FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/12/2004GSArsenal FC - Rosenborg BK5-1
LondonReyes 3, Henry 24, Fàbregas 29, Pirès 41 (P), Van Persie 84; Hoftun 38
29/09/2004GSRosenborg BK - Arsenal FC1-1TrondheimStrand 52; Ljungberg 6
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/09/1971R1Arsenal FC - Strømsgodset IF4-0
agg: 7-1
LondonR. Kennedy 6, Radford 18, 58, Armstrong 78
15/09/1971R1Strømsgodset IF - Arsenal FC1-3
OsloPettersen 52; Simpson 2, Marinello 20, Kelly 81

Molde FK - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

Molde FK have not played against a club from their opponents' country

HomeAwayFinalTotal
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Arsenal FC2200211000004310133
Molde FK000000000000000000

Last updated 03/11/2020 17:12CET

Match background Only this chapter

With six points apiece from their opening two fixtures, Arsenal and Molde are in a strong position at the top of the UEFA Europa League Group B standings as they lock horns for the first time in European competition.

• Having defeated Rapid Wien 2-1 in Austria on Matchday 1, Arsenal overcame Dundalk 3-0 at home with goals in quick succession from Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock and Nicolas Pépé. Molde, meanwhile, supplemented their opening 2-1 victory in Ireland with a 1-0 home win against Rapid thanks to Ohi Omoijuanfo's close-range strike 20 minutes into the second half.

Previous meetings
• While this is Molde's maiden European assignment against English opposition, Arsenal have been paired with Norwegian clubs twice before, beating Strømsgodset 7-1 on aggregate (3-1 a, 4-0 h) in their first ever European Champion Clubs' Cup tie, in 1970/71, and taking four points off Rosenborg in the 2004/05 UEFA Champions League group stage (1-1 a, 5-1 h).

Form guide
Arsenal
• Eighth in the 2019/20 Premier League, Arsenal ensured a 25th consecutive season in Europe by winning the FA Cup under new manager Mikel Arteta – the club's record 14th triumph in the competition – with a 2-1 victory over London rivals Chelsea in the final. Their third successive UEFA Europa League campaign ended in the round of 32 with an extra-time away goals defeat by Olympiacos (1-0 a, 1-2 h).

• UEFA Champions League ever-presents for 19 seasons in a row from 1998/99 to 2016/17, Arsenal reached the UEFA Europa League semi-finals at the first attempt in 2017/18, losing to eventual winners Atlético de Madrid, before going one step further and making it to the 2018/19 final, where they were defeated 4-1 by Chelsea in Baku. They have been group winners on all three of their appearances.

• The 1999/2000 UEFA Cup runners-up have lost two of their last five European home games but their overall UEFA Europa League record at the Arsenal Stadium is W13 D3 L3 (W7 D1 L1 in the group stage).

Molde
• Champions of Norway in 2019, claiming their fourth title in nine years, Molde are back in the UEFA Europa League group stage having just missed out on a place in the UEFA Champions League. Following qualifying victories against KuPS (5-0 h), Celje (2-1 a) and Qarabağ (0-0 a, 6-5 on pens), Erling Moe's side lost out in the play-offs on away goals to Ferencváros (3-3 h, 0-0 a).

• Defeated in the UEFA Europa League play-offs in each of the past two seasons – by Zenit in 2018/19 and Partizan in 2019/20 – Molde are competing in the group stage for the third time. Bottom of their group in 2012/13, they defied the odds to top a section including Fenerbahçe, Ajax and Celtic in 2015/16 before losing to eventual winners Sevilla in the round of 32 (0-3 a, 1-0 h).

• Despite their Matchday 1 win against Dundalk in Dublin, Molde have won just three of their last ten European away matches (D4 L3), but they are currently on an eight-match unbeaten run in UEFA fixtures, home and away (W4 D4).

Links and trivia
• Two Molde players, Magnus Wolff Eikrem and Etzaz Hussain, spent time together in the Manchester United academy at the start of their careers (2009–11).

• Eikrem, the Molde skipper, also played in the Premier League and Championship for Cardiff City in 2014, making 13 appearances for the club in all competitions.

• Arsenal's Kieran Tierney was in the Celtic side, led by Norwegian coach Ronny Delia, that lost 2-1 at home to Molde in the 2015/16 UEFA Europa League group stage.

• Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's winning goal in Vienna on Matchday 1 was his 20th in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final, putting him joint fourth in the competition's all-time list with only Radamel Falcao (30), Aritz Aduriz (26) and Kevin Gameiro (22) ahead of him.

• Arsenal's win against Dundalk was their 25th in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final, the most in the competition by an English club – two more than local rivals Tottenham.

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2021/matches/round=2001240/match=2029767/prematch/background/index.html#arsenal+molde+facts

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Team facts Only this chapter

Arsenal FC
Formed:
1886
Nickname: The Gunners

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Champions League: (2006)
• UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League: (2000), (2019)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): (1980), 1994, (1995)
• UEFA Super Cup: (1994)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 13 (2004)
FA Cup: 14 (2020)
League Cup: 2 (1993)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20:
round of 32
2018/19:
runners-up
2017/18:
semi-finals
2016/17:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2015/16: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2014/15: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2013/14: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2012/13: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2011/12: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2010/11: UEFA Champions League round of 16

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
7-0: Arsenal v Slavia Praha
23/10/07, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Biggest away win
0-7: Standard Liège v Arsenal
03/11/93, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup second round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Arsenal v Bayern München
07/03/17, UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1 twice, most recently v Bayern München
15/02/17, UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg
4-0: AC Milan v Arsenal
15/02/12, UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
6-0: Arsenal v BATE Borisov
07/12/17, group stage

• Biggest away win
1-4: Lokomotive Leipzig v Arsenal
27/09/78, first round second leg
0-3 four times, most recently v Eintracht Frankfurt
19/09/19, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
2-5: Arsenal v Spartak Moskva
29/09/82, first round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
3-1: Rennes v Arsenal
07/03/19, round of 16 first leg
Arsenal also lost 4-1 to Chelsea in the 2019 final, a match in which they were the designated away team

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2476519.html#club+facts+arsenal

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Molde FK
Formed: 1911
Nickname: MFK

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• none

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• Domestic title: 4 (2019)
• Norwegian Cup: 4 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20: play-offs
2018/19:
play-offs
2017/18:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2016/17:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2015/16:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2014/15:
third qualifying round
2013/14: play-offs (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2012/13: group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA competition
2010/11: third qualifying round

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
7-1: Molde v KR Reykjavík
11/07/19, UEFA Europa League first qualifying round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-4:
KÍ Klaksvík v Molde
28/08/03, UEFA Cup qualifying round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-2 three times, most recently v Fenerbahçe
26/11/15, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
6-0: Öster v Molde
01/10/75, UEFA Cup first round second leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
7-1: Molde v KR Reykjavík (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-4: KÍ Klaksvík v Molde (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-2 three times, most recently v Fenerbahçe (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
6-0: Öster v Molde (see above)

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=1856025.html#club+facts+molde

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Squad list Only this chapter

Arsenal FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Bernd LenoGER04/03/199228 - 1-7-16-57-
13Rúnar RúnarssonISL18/02/199525 - 1---1-2-
33Matt MaceyENG09/09/199426 - ----1-1-
44Karl HeinEST13/04/200218 - --------
45James HillsonENG14/01/200119 - --------
53Arthur OkwonkoENG09/09/200119 - --------
Defenders
2Héctor BellerínESP19/03/199525 - 1-7-121271
3Kieran TierneySCO05/06/199723 - 2-6-181471
6GabrielBRA19/12/199722 - 1-611-7-
15Ainsley Maitland-NilesENG29/08/199723 - 1-4-261271
16Rob HoldingENG20/09/199525 - --4-161171
17CédricPOR31/08/199129 - 2---16-24-
20Shkodran MustafiGER17/04/199228 - 1-2-262402
21Calum ChambersENG20/01/199525 - ----11-21-
22Pablo MaríESP31/08/199327 - --------
23David LuizBRA22/04/198733 - 115-3749611
31Sead KolašinacBIH20/06/199327 - 2-1-322412
49Joel LópezESP31/03/200218 - --------
Midfielders
7Bukayo SakaENG05/09/200119 - 1-519292
8Dani CeballosESP07/08/199624 - 1-6-71151
12WillianBRA09/08/198832 - 1-6-36411423
18Thomas ParteyGHA13/06/199327 - 1-3-9-412
25Mohamed Elneny EGY11/07/199228 - 2-4-463704
34Granit XhakaSUI27/09/199228 - 1-6-363646
36Ryan AlebiosuENG17/12/200118 - --------
41Ben CottrellENG31/10/200119 - --------
66Miguel AzeezENG20/09/200218 - --------
Forwards
9Alexandre LacazetteFRA28/05/199129 - 1-6341196725
14Pierre-Emerick AubameyangGAB18/06/198931 - 117236207438
19Nicolas PépéCIV29/05/199525 - 21618383
24Reiss NelsonENG10/12/199920 - 2---12-17-
28Joe WillockENG20/08/199921 - 21--184184
30Eddie NketiahENG30/05/199921 - 21719191
32Emile Smith RoweENG28/07/200020 - ----7272
38Folarin BalogunENG03/07/200119 - 1---1-1-
50Jordan MceneffIRL08/01/200119 - --------
Coach
-Mikel ArtetaESP26/03/198238 - 2---4-7-
Molde FK - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UCLUELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Andreas LindeSWE24/07/199327 - 5-2-23-2-16-
12Alexandro CraninxBEL21/10/199525 - --------8-
26Mathias RanmarkNOR16/10/199525 - ----------
34Oliver PetersenNOR26/09/200119 - ----------
46Ola Hoel LervikNOR29/09/200218 - ----------
Defenders
2Martin BjørnbakNOR22/03/199228 - --2-16-2-10-
3Birk RisaNOR13/02/199822 - ----2-----
5Sheriff SinyanNOR19/07/199624 - 2---12---2-
6Stian GregersenNOR17/05/199525 - 3-2-712-10-
20Henry WingoUSA04/10/199525 - 3-1-1521-4-
27Marcus Holmgren PedersenNOR16/07/200020 - 311-1821-41
28Kristoffer HaugenNOR21/02/199426 - 5-2-1312-22-
40Adrian UgelvikNOR21/09/200119 - ----------
54Mathias Fjørtoft LøvikNOR06/12/200316 - ----------
Midfielders
7Magnus Wolff EikremNOR08/08/199030 - 522-2056-396
9Mattias MoströmSWE25/02/198337 - ----6-12-413
11Martin EllingsenNOR04/05/199525 - 512-2042-122
15Tobias ChristensenNOR11/05/200020 - 3---171--3-
16Etzaz HussainNOR27/01/199327 - 5121226141466
17Fredrik AursnesNOR10/12/199524 - 5-2-2224-263
23Eirik Ulland AndersenNOR21/09/199228 - ----174----
43Lloyd Adrian Dahle FagerlieNOR15/07/200218 - ----------
47Simen BeckNOR12/11/200217 - ----------
Forwards
10Leke JamesNGA01/11/199228 - 421-1691-219
14Erling KnudtzonNOR15/12/198831 - 511-2021-152
19Eirik HestadNOR26/06/199525 - 512-2041123611
22Ola BrynhildsenNOR27/04/199921 - 5-2-2342-7-
30Mathis BollyNOR14/11/199029 - 2-2-8-2-102
37Ole Sebastian SundgotNOR12/01/200119 - ----------
44Jacob Jacobsen BolsøNOR06/08/200218 - ----------
49David SissokoNOR14/12/200217 - ----------
99Ohi OmoijuanfoNOR10/01/199426 - 512221722165
Coach
-Erling MoeNOR22/07/197050 - 5-2---4-19-

Last updated 03/11/2020 17:17CET

Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Arsenal FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
12/09/2020LeagueFulham FC (A)W 3-0Lacazette 8, Gabriel 49, Aubameyang 57
19/09/2020LeagueWest Ham United FC (H)W 2-1Lacazette 25, Nketiah 85
23/09/2020CupLeicester City FC (A)W 2-0Fuchs 57 (og), Nketiah 90
28/09/2020LeagueLiverpool FC (A)L 1-3Lacazette 25
01/10/2020CupLiverpool FC (A)D 0-0 (aet, 5-4 pens)
04/10/2020LeagueSheffield United FC (H)W 2-1Saka 61, Pépé 64
17/10/2020LeagueManchester City FC (A)L 0-1
22/10/2020UELSK Rapid Wien (A)W 2-1David Luiz 70, Aubameyang 74
25/10/2020LeagueLeicester City FC (H)L 0-1
29/10/2020UELDundalk FC (H)W 3-0Nketiah 42, Willock 44, Pépé 46
01/11/2020LeagueManchester United FC (A)W 1-0Aubameyang 69 (P)
05/11/2020UELMolde FK (H)
08/11/2020LeagueAston Villa FC (H)
22/11/2020LeagueLeeds United (A)
26/11/2020UELMolde FK (A)
28/11/2020LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (H)
03/12/2020UELSK Rapid Wien (H)
05/12/2020LeagueTottenham Hotspur (A)
10/12/2020UELDundalk FC (A)
13/12/2020LeagueBurnley FC (H)
15/12/2020LeagueSouthampton FC (H)
19/12/2020LeagueEverton FC (A)
26/12/2020LeagueChelsea FC (H)
28/12/2020LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (A)
02/01/2021LeagueWest Bromwich Albion FC (A)
12/01/2021LeagueCrystal Palace FC (H)
16/01/2021LeagueNewcastle United FC (H)
27/01/2021LeagueSouthampton FC (A)
30/01/2021LeagueManchester United FC (H)
02/02/2021LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (A)
06/02/2021LeagueAston Villa FC (A)
13/02/2021LeagueLeeds United (H)
20/02/2021LeagueManchester City FC (H)
27/02/2021LeagueLeicester City FC (A)
06/03/2021LeagueBurnley FC (A)
13/03/2021LeagueTottenham Hotspur (H)
20/03/2021LeagueWest Ham United FC (A)
03/04/2021LeagueLiverpool FC (H)
10/04/2021LeagueSheffield United FC (A)
17/04/2021LeagueFulham FC (H)
24/04/2021LeagueEverton FC (H)
01/05/2021LeagueNewcastle United FC (A)
08/05/2021LeagueWest Bromwich Albion FC (H)
12/05/2021LeagueChelsea FC (A)
15/05/2021LeagueCrystal Palace FC (A)
15/05/2021LeagueCrystal Palace FC (A)
23/05/2021LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Liverpool FC7511171516
2Leicester City FC750217915
3Tottenham Hotspur742118914
4Everton FC7412151113
5Southampton FC7412141213
6Wolverhampton Wanderers FC74128813
7Chelsea FC733116912
8Aston Villa FC640215912
9Arsenal FC74039712
10Manchester City FC63219811
11Newcastle United FC7322101111
12Leeds United7313131310
13Crystal Palace FC731381110
14West Ham United FC722313108
15Manchester United FC62139137
16Brighton & Hove Albion FC712411145
17Fulham FC71157144
18West Bromwich Albion FC70346163
19Sheffield United FC70163101
20Burnley FC60153121
Molde FKFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
01/05/2019CupEide/Omegn (A)W 5-0James 10, 26, Ulland Andersen 19, 68 (P), 72
23/05/2019CupSunndal (A)W 4-0Remmer 5, James 17, Nyland Orsahl 37, 38
19/06/2019CupAalesunds FK (A)L 0-4
16/06/2020LeagueAalesunds FK (A)W 4-1Wolff Eikrem 10, Hussain 45+1, James 54, E. Hestad 86
20/06/2020LeagueRosenborg BK (H)W 1-0Omoijuanfo 47
24/06/2020LeagueIK Start (A)W 3-2Pedersen 29, Haugen 45, Gregersen 90+6
28/06/2020LeagueStabæk Fotball (H)W 4-1Wolff Eikrem 20, Knudtzon 55, James 59, Omoijuanfo 90+4 (P)
02/07/2020LeagueKristiansund BK (A)D 2-2Hussain 64, Ulvestad 73 (og)
05/07/2020LeagueMjøndalen IF (H)W 2-1Aursnes 30, Kitolano 32
11/07/2020LeagueFK Haugesund (A)W 3-0Ulland Andersen 18, Hussain 29, James 78
15/07/2020LeagueViking FK (H)W 5-0James 5 (P), 64, Hussain 13, Wingo 77, Ulland Andersen 81
19/07/2020LeagueStrømsgodset IF (A)W 4-0E. Hestad 44, Hussain 57, James 60, Knudtzon 80
26/07/2020LeagueFK Bodø/Glimt (A)L 1-3Omoijuanfo 9
29/07/2020LeagueVålerenga Fotball (H)W 4-1Aursnes 28, Christensen 56, Omoijuanfo 78, Hussain 90+1
01/08/2020LeagueSandefjord Fotball (A)L 1-2Brynhildsen 14
05/08/2020LeagueIK Start (H)W 5-0Omoijuanfo 8 (P), 59 (P), Brynhildsen 68, 74, Wolff Eikrem 86
10/08/2020LeagueSK Brann (H)L 1-2Brynhildsen 17
15/08/2020LeagueSarpsborg 08 FF (A)L 1-2Ulland Andersen 59
19/08/2020UCLKuPS Kuopio (H)W 5-0E. Hestad 26, Wolff Eikrem 37, Omoijuanfo 69, Pedersen 90+1, Knudtzon 90+4
22/08/2020LeagueOdds BK (H)W 2-0James 77, Pedersen 90+4
26/08/2020UCLNK Celje (A)W 2-1Hussain 57, James 74
30/08/2020LeagueViking FK (A)L 2-3Ulland Andersen 67, Ellingsen 90+2
16/09/2020UCLQarabağ FK (A)D 0-0 (aet, 6-5 pens)
19/09/2020LeagueVålerenga Fotball (A)L 1-2Wingo 90+5
23/09/2020UCLFerencvárosi TC (H)D 3-3James 55, Wolff Eikrem 65, Ellingsen 83
26/09/2020LeagueSandefjord Fotball (H)L 0-1
29/09/2020UCLFerencvárosi TC (A)D 0-0
04/10/2020LeagueSK Brann (A)W 2-1E. Hestad 13, Kristiansen 84 (og)
17/10/2020LeagueFK Bodø/Glimt (H)W 4-2Wolff Eikrem 32, 52, Omoijuanfo 44, E. Hestad 47
22/10/2020UELDundalk FC (A)W 2-1Hussain 62, Omoijuanfo 72 (P)
25/10/2020LeagueStrømsgodset IF (H)W 2-1Ellingsen 70, James 82
29/10/2020UELSK Rapid Wien (H)W 1-0Omoijuanfo 65
01/11/2020LeagueMjøndalen IF (A)W 3-1Ellingsen 76, 87, James 79 (P)
05/11/2020UELArsenal FC (A)
08/11/2020LeagueKristiansund BK (H)
21/11/2020LeagueStabæk Fotball (A)
26/11/2020UELArsenal FC (H)
29/11/2020LeagueFK Haugesund (H)
03/12/2020UELDundalk FC (H)
06/12/2020LeagueRosenborg BK (A)
10/12/2020UELSK Rapid Wien (A)
13/12/2020LeagueAalesunds FK (H)
16/12/2020LeagueOdds BK (A)
19/12/2020LeagueSarpsborg 08 FF (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1FK Bodø/Glimt232021762762
2Molde FK231517572846
3Rosenborg BK231364432245
4Vålerenga Fotball231265392842
5Odds BK221237413339
6Kristiansund BK23995443336
7Viking FK22868394030
8Stabæk Fotball23797313430
9Sarpsborg 08 FF238411273028
10FK Haugesund238411273728
11Sandefjord Fotball238312253727
12SK Brann236710293925
13Strømsgodset IF23599304224
14IK Start234712254219
15Mjøndalen IF235216184117
16Aalesunds FK232417266410

Last updated 03/11/2020 17:18CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Arsenal FC

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group B - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Arsenal FC2200516
    Molde FK2200316
    Dundalk FC2002150
    SK Rapid Wien2002130
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    SK Rapid Wien 1-2 Arsenal FC
    1-0 Fountas 51, 1-1 David Luiz 70, 1-2 Aubameyang 74
    Leno, Gabriel, Saka (84 Tierney), Lacazette (84 Willock), Cédric (61 Bellerín), Partey, Pépé (93 Nelson), David Luiz, Elneny , Nketiah (61 Aubameyang), Kolašinac
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    Arsenal FC 3-0 Dundalk FC
    1-0 Nketiah 42, 2-0 Willock 44, 3-0 Pépé 46
    Rúnarsson, Maitland-Niles, Cédric, Pépé (62 Willian), Mustafi (62 Ceballos), Nelson, Elneny , Willock, Nketiah (74 Balogun), Kolašinac, Xhaka (74 Tierney)
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    Arsenal FC-Molde FK
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    Molde FK-Arsenal FC
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    Arsenal FC-SK Rapid Wien
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    Dundalk FC-Arsenal FC

Molde FK

  • UEFA Champions League - First qualifying round
    (19/08/2020)
    Molde FK 5-0 KuPS Kuopio
    1-0 E. Hestad 26, 2-0 Wolff Eikrem 37, 3-0 Omoijuanfo 69, 4-0 Pedersen 90+1, 5-0 Knudtzon 90+4
    Linde, Sinyan, Wolff Eikrem (86 Christensen), Ellingsen, Hussain, Aursnes, E. Hestad, Wingo (74 Pedersen), Brynhildsen (79 Knudtzon), Haugen, Omoijuanfo
  • Second qualifying round
    (26/08/2020)
    NK Celje 1-2 Molde FK
    1-0 Lotrič 38, 1-1 Hussain 57, 1-2 James 74
    Linde, Sinyan, Wolff Eikrem (79 Christensen), James, Ellingsen, Knudtzon (56 Omoijuanfo), Hussain, Aursnes, E. Hestad (84 Brynhildsen), Pedersen, Haugen
  • Third qualifying round
    (16/09/2020)
    Qarabağ FK 0-0 Molde FK
    Omoijuanfo 0-1 , Matić 1-1 , Aursnes 1-2 , Medvedev 2-2 , E. Hestad 2-3 , Andrade 3-3 , Christensen 3-4 , Medina 4-4 , Ellingsen 4-5 , Magomedaliyev 5-5 , Haugen 5-6 , B. Hüseynov 5-6 (missed) , Hussain 0-0 (missed)
    Linde, Gregersen, Wolff Eikrem (79 Omoijuanfo), James (8 Bolly), Ellingsen, Knudtzon (68 Brynhildsen), Hussain (30 Christensen), Aursnes, E. Hestad, Wingo, Haugen
  • Play-off
    (23/09/2020)
    Molde FK 3-3 Ferencvárosi TC
    0-1 Boli 7, 0-2 Uzuni 52, 1-2 James 55, 2-2 Wolff Eikrem 65, 3-2 Ellingsen 83, 3-3 Kharatin 87 (P)
    Linde, Gregersen, Wolff Eikrem (81 Omoijuanfo), James (89 Bolly), Ellingsen, Knudtzon (57 Brynhildsen), Hussain, Aursnes, E. Hestad, Wingo, Haugen
  • (29/09/2020)
    Ferencvárosi TC 0-0 Molde FK (agg: 3-3)
    Linde, Gregersen, Wolff Eikrem, James, Ellingsen, Knudtzon (64 Brynhildsen), Hussain (83 Omoijuanfo), Aursnes, E. Hestad, Pedersen, Haugen
  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    Dundalk FC 1-2 Molde FK
    1-0 Murray 35, 1-1 Hussain 62, 1-2 Omoijuanfo 72 (P)
    Linde, Bjørnbak, Gregersen, Wolff Eikrem (81 Ellingsen), Hussain, Aursnes, E. Hestad, Pedersen, Haugen, Bolly (69 Knudtzon), Omoijuanfo (94 Brynhildsen)
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    Molde FK 1-0 SK Rapid Wien
    1-0 Omoijuanfo 65
    Linde, Bjørnbak, Gregersen, Wolff Eikrem (84 James), Ellingsen, Aursnes, E. Hestad (68 Bolly), Wingo, Brynhildsen (77 Hussain), Haugen, Omoijuanfo
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    Arsenal FC-Molde FK
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    Molde FK-Arsenal FC
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    Molde FK-Dundalk FC
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    SK Rapid Wien-Molde FK

Last updated 03/11/2020 17:12CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeHalil Umut Meler (TUR)
  • Assistant refereesIbrahim Çaglar Uyarcan (TUR) , Martin Margaritov (BUL)
  • Fourth officialBahattin Simsek (TUR)
  • UEFA DelegateJohn Taylor (SCO)
  • UEFA Referee observerDavid Fernández Borbalán (ESP)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Halil Umut Meler01/08/19861031

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
03/10/2019UELGSRosenborg BKPSV Eindhoven1-4Trondheim

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
04/05/2018U17GS-FTEnglandIsrael2-1Chesterfield
07/11/2018UYLGSJuventusManchester United FC2-2Turin
13/03/2019UYLr_1/8.r2FC PortoTottenham Hotspur FC2-0Vila Nova de Gaia (Porto)
03/10/2019UELGSRosenborg BKPSV Eindhoven1-4Trondheim

Last updated 04/11/2020 16:07CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.