It is looking more and more like Arsenal will fail to make next seasons Champions League, unless a bizzarre collection of results turn up in the last few games of the season, as even Arsene Wenger admitted yesterday. “..The problem before [the north London derby] was that the clarity was if we won all our games, we had a good chance of being in the top four. Now, even winning the games doesn’t guarantee us that. It’s not in our hands. That’s all we have to achieve.”
Jens Lehmann has called for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to extend his contract with the club beyond the summer, despite the devastating results in the Champions League in recent weeks.
Arsenal host Bayern Munich tonight as we look to do the highly unexpected, and somehow overturn our devastating 5-1 defeat in Germany.
After Arsenal were beaten heavily away to Bayern Munich in Germany a few weeks ago our manager looked a beaten man but the very next day he was looking more positive and was even saying that the tie was not over despite the 5-1 scoreline from the first leg, but I do not think there are many Arsenal fans who agree with Arsene Wenger on that idea.
Alan Shearer has admitted that Bayern Munich’s 5-1 defeat of Arsenal left him stunned.
The Gunners travelled to the German capital to take on Bayern in their opening leg of their Champions League knockout match-up, but have come home knowing they have a huge mountain to climb when they face them at the Emirates next month.
Arsenal make the daunting trip to Germany today to take on German champions Bayern Munich, a trip they will be well accustomed to making.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will stick with David Ospina in goal for tomorrow’s crucial Champions League trip to Germany to take on Bayern Munich.
The Colombian has spent the season as back-up to Number One Petr Cech, but had an agreement in place with the French boss that he would play in each of the European outings, and so far he has.
The Arsenal and Chile international star is almost always among the best performers in the Arsenal side and is very rarely criticised, but he was roundly and quite rightly questioned by us fans as well as the football press after his lacklustre and ineffective showing away to Chelsea last weekend.