Category Archives: Champions League News

Arsenal player ratings for Monaco win – Cazorla MOTM

There were a few decent candidates among the Arsenal team for Man of the Match, with Ramsey, Welbeck, Alexis and Ozil giving Monaco a real fright and Coquelin and the defenders doing well to give our attackers the platform, but the little Spaniard stood out for me. The others made mistakes and were caught on the ball as were the full backs but we had to gamble so it is understandable.

What Arsenal MUST learn from harsh Monaco lesson

As was talked about the TV pundits, this Champions League exit for Arsenal came at the same stage of the competition than the last four seasons. But they were also right in saying that this one was the most painful for fans and players alike because we were all so confident of getting past Monaco.

Monaco v Arsenal review – Away goals kill Gunners again!

It was a tough start for Arsenal as Monaco began well and for the first 10 minutes or so, it was the home side that looked more likely to score. But we had not thrown all caution to the wind and defended well befoe gradually getting a grip on the game.

Official teams and preview of Monaco v Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has made a few changes to the Arsenal starting line-up that blew West Ham away at the weekend but none of them is much of a surprise. What is a surprise is our under fire German centre back Per Mertesacker keeping his place despite the Brazilian Gabriel having come back early from injury and travelling with the squad to Monaco. Bellerin comes in for Chambers at right back.

All Guns Blazing or some caution for Arsenal tonight?

Boom, boom, boom, all guns blazing! by K.M.

Champions league football tonight folks! How’ve you been? Do you feel excited about tonight? Arsenal are already almost out of the tournament with both feet and yet you can’t seem to brush of the positivity that is coming for tonight’s game.

In depth preview, team news and prediction for Monaco v Arsenal

It is nice to hear that Arsene Wenger and his Arsenal players have travelled to France in confident mood, because we will need all the help that we can get if we are to become the first club in the Champions League to overturn a two goal deficit away from home.

The changes Arsenal MUST make in Monaco! Who would you choose?

With Monaco being famous for the casinos, I suppose there is no better place for Arsenal to roll the dice and have a gamble. And that is just what I expect Arsene Wenger to do tomorrow night as the boss tries to get us into the quarter-finals of the Champions League – despite losing to Monaco 3-1 at home in the first leg.

Giroud vows to make up for misses and get Arsenal past Monaco

Apart from the first Champions League leg at the Emirates stadium, the Arsenal and France international star Olivier Giroud has been in blistering form, with his all round contribution to the cause as well as his finishing power in front of goal.