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Player Ratings: Arsenal v Olympiakos

After the North London Derby, the spirit was high within the camp ahead of hosting Olympiacos at the Emirates for the Europa League Round of 16 return leg fixture, however, the Gunners survived a second-half scare and made it through to the quarterfinals on aggregate (3-2) despite losing 1-0. Here are how Arsenal players rated …

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Match Report: Arsenal 0-1 Olympiacos (3-2 agg): Beaten Gunners scrape into Europa League quarters

Arsenal survived a second-half scare to book their place in the Europa League quarter-finals despite a 1-0 defeat to Olympiacos.  With a 3-1 cushion from the first leg, Arsenal managed to exorcise the demons from their round-of-32 defeat to the same opponents a little over a year ago, but it was tighter than they would have …

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Arsenal v Olympiakos Confirmed Line-ups

Arsenal’s 3-1 victory last week means this tie should be dead and buried, but Mikel Arteta can’t take any chances and there will be some nerves if Olympiacos can get the first goal. Winning the Europa League is still Arsenal’s only realistic hope of Champions League football next year, so it leaves Mikel Arteta with …

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Mikel Arteta on whether Arsenal are their ‘own worst enemy’ after nervy ball play in defence in win against Olympiacos

In the post-match press conference following Arsenal’s nervy 3-1 win against Olympiacos in the Europa League first-leg tie, our friend Nick Callow presented Mikel Arteta with a very interesting question… Callow asked whether the Gunners are their own ‘biggest opponent’ and whether talk that they are their ‘own worst enemy’ is accurate. Arteta responded with ‘Yeah, they …

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Match Report: Olympiacos 1-3 Arsenal – Gabriel and Elneny give Gunners the advantage

Gabriel and Mohamed Elneny scored late on as Arsenal atoned for defensive sloppiness to take a 3-1 lead in their Europa League last-16 tie with Olympiacos. Having taken the lead through Martin Odegaard’s stunning first goal for the club, Arsenal looked set to be the masters of their own downfall in Piraeus. After surviving a David Luiz …

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Video: Mohamed Elneny secures Arsenal win with surprise long-range beauty against Olympiacos as substitute

In the 84th minute of this evening’s Europa League encounter between Arsenal and Olympiacos, Mohamed Elneny secured a win and quite possibly qualification just two minutes after coming on. Elneny, who replaced Willian in the 82nd minute, was dealt the ball by Gabriel Magalhaes – who looked as composed as ever despite pressed. Elneny skipped …

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Arsenal boosted by Partey’s return ahead of Olympiacos clash

Partey confident of showing his “best” soon It has been a frustrating start to life in England for Arsenal’s star midfielder enforcer Thomas Partey. The former Atletico Madrid man has made the starting eleven in just 10 Premier League games so far this campaign. It is disappointing to see, especially when you consider his time …

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Mikel Arteta provides injury update on Emile Smith Rowe

Arsenal face Olympiacos in the Europa League on Thursday, just over a year after the same opponent knocked the Gunners out of last season’s competition. And Mikel Arteta has been speaking to the media about playing the Greek side again. Here’s what he had to say … On Emile Smith Rowe “He’s close to retuning …

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