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Key change in formation, Pepe’s inclusion & more: Assessing Mikel Arteta’s decisions in epic Slavia Prague win

The Gunners have progressed to the semi-final in style and Arteta got his decisions bang-on! Starting XI In Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s absence due to malaria, Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette and Bukayo Saka absolutely decimated the Slavia Prague defenders. It was a great call to start them together – as noticed by fans many times, they work better than when Auba is part …

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Arteta full of praise for two players’ composure in EL win

Mikel Arteta has singled out both Nicolas Pepe and Emile Smith Rowe’s composure after they got Arsenal kickstarted on the route to victory over Slavia Prague last night. The Gunners sealed their place in the next round of the Europa League with a 4-0 victory over Slavia Prague last night, but it was Emile Smith Rowe’s fine …

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How Arsenal’s decisive statements thrashed Slavia Prague

It was a great evening for Arsenal Football Club, as they beat Slavia Prague 4-0 in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final, but it wasn’t just the football that made it memorable. Stephen Bradley goes over the main events both before and after the whistle blew to start the game, focusing on Arsenal’s …

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Arsenal fans heap praise on Alexandre Lacazette after brace vs Slavia Prague

A selection of Arsenal fans were delighted for Alexandre Lacazette after he bagged a brace in the club’s comfortable 4-0 win over Slavia Prague in the Europa League last night. The Gunners played out a frustrating 1-1 draw in the first leg of their quarter-final tie, but they had to score at the Sinobo Stadium …

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Match Report: Slavia Prague 0-4 Arsenal – Gunners set up Emery reunion after first-half blitz

Arsenal turned on the style with three goals in six first-half minutes to beat Slavia Prague 4-0 and progress through to the Europa League semi-finals 5-1 on aggregate. A number of spurned opportunities came back to haunt Arsenal in last week’s reverse fixture as Tomas Holes scored late on to cancel out Nicolas Pepe’s opener …

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Lacazette destroys a Slavia Prague defender with excellent feet to put Arsenal 4-0 up

There was a feeling that Arsenal could blow Slavia away tonight if they turned up and played well, and it worked out just like that as the game was over early on. It’s taken a bit of time for the 4th to arrive, but it was worth the wait as Lacazette completely ruins the Slavia …

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Bukayo Saka cuts inside to score beautiful goal for Arsenal to put Slavia Prague tie to bed early

In the 23rd minute of tonight’s Europa League quarter-final between Slavia Prague and Arsenal, a marauding Calum Chambers beat his man with some tidy footwork, before sending a pass through… That was directed towards wonderkid Bukayo Saka, who faced up his man before effortlessly gliding past his Slavia Prague marker. Saka carried the ball just …

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Arsenal star Smith Rowe quickly recovers from disallowed goal with lovely footwork to set up composed Nicolas Pepe goal vs Slavia

In the 17th minute of this evening’s Europa League tie between Slavia Prague and Arsenal, the ball was flicked into Emile Smith Rowe on the edge of the box by Alexandre Lacazette. Smith Rowe showed his unbelievable quality with some lovely dribbling to fool one of Slavia’s players, fooling the ace with a dummy and …

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Slavia Prague v Arsenal Confirmed Line-ups: Gabriel Martinelli on the Bench

Arsenal have named their starting line-up for Thursday’s Europa League second leg clash against Slavia Prague. Bernd Leno continues in goal, behind a back four of Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Pablo Marí and Granit Xhaka. Thomas Partey and Dani Ceballos partner each other in midfield. Nicolas Pépé, Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe will provide …

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Balogun and Azeez involved, no sign of Aubameyang: Arsenal train ahead of Slavia Prague

Arsenal return to Europa League action on Thursday. Several youngsters could feature but the captain is a doubt. Arsenal have been given a massive injury boost ahead of their Europa League quarter-final second-leg clash against Slavia Prague. Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have recovered in time to feature on Thursday. Folarin Balogun and Miguel Azeez trained with the first team as well. Pierre-Emerick …

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Horrible injury luck continues for Slavia Prague as keeper dislocates his shoulder ahead of Arsenal clash

Obviously the game between Slavia Prague and Rangers last month was overshadowed by the events towards the end of the game, so it’s easy to forget that the keeper was left with a fractured skull after a horrible challenge from Kemar Roofe. It looked like he was finally on the mend and he would have …

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Match Report: Arsenal 1-1 Slavia Prague – Slavia Prague deny late winner to leave Arsenal frustrated

Slavia Prague have scored at the death to level the two-legged tie with Arsenal at the interval. From early on the Gunners were on top. We were the most comfortable in possession and was working our way up the pitch well. Unfortunately that final ball was lacking a lot of the time, and Alexandre Lacazette starting …

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