Category Archives: Champions League News

Ouch! Greek star twists the knife on Arsenal keeper

I bet there is one thing that the Arsenal keeper David Ospina and the Olympiacos midfielder Kostas Fortounis will agree on; that they would both rather have had the second goal for Olympiacos at the Emirates stadium on Tuesday credited to the Greek player.

Laziness or pure arrogance from Wenger and Arsenal scouts?

You have to wonder whether Arsene Wenger and his back room staff at Arsenal even bothered to do any homework on our latest Champions League tormentors Olympiacos, because it looked as though the Arsenal players had no real idea of what they would have to cope with.

Arsenal to miss Europa League? Could that help in title race?

Bang, bang! And Arsenal are without a Champions League point after playing the (supposedly) weakest two teams in our group. Rock bottom of the table with back to back games against a rampant Bayern Munich up next leaves Arsene Wenger staring down the barrel of being knocked out at the group stage for first time since taking over the Gunners.

Arsenal player ratings for Greek tragedy – Alexis MOTM

It was hard work for Arsenal going forward as Olympiakos showed us how to defend but we did create a lot and both Walcott and Alexis scored great goals, with the Chilean again our best player. The defenders and keeper, though, had another shocker.

Arsenal v Olympiacos review – 2nd loss leaves Gunners on brink!

With Arsenal in dire need of winning our second Champions League group game after losing the first, a home clash with Olympiakos seemed the ideal game. But it was like watching the Zagreb game all over again in the first half and we went into the break losing 2-1.

Official Arsenal team and preview for Olympiacos

Arsene Wenger has spoken about Arsenal needing to be on our toes and having our backs to the wall after losing the first Champions League group game. He has also warned his players not to assume that they will have the better of the Greek side, even though Olympiacos lost 3-0 at home to Bayern Muncih in their first game.

Ozil believes Dinamo defeat can inspire Arsenal to UCL trophy

When Arsenal lost our first Champions League group game away to the Croatian club Dinamo Zagreb two weeks ago, it was certainly a shock to many in the football world. And with Man City and Man United also losing their opening games, the debate about Premier League teams struggling in Europe was a hot topic in the football media.

Is Arsenal boss right to risk Ospina against Olympiacos?

We will have to wait for the Arsenal team sheet to be handed in at the Emirates stadium tonight to know for sure, but it looks very likely that Arsene Wenger will hand a start to his number two keeper David Ospina in the Champions League clash with Olympiacos.