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Should Arsenal be punished for struggling to handle Cologne encounter?

Arsenal’s match against Cologne in the Europa League opening group game was marred by trouble and disruption last week, and UEFA have now tasked somebody with investigating the issues.

FC Koln fans force Arsenal to push kick-off back

Arsenal have been forced to push their Europa League opening match kick-off back by an hour.

FC Koln have had a huge amount of supporters travel to London for today’s match-up, with as many as 20,000 believed to have descended on the capital city.

Are Arsenal right to prioritise Europa League over Chelsea encounter?

Hector Bellerin has insisted that Arsenal’s Thursday night Europa League match with Cologne is taking priority over the weekend’s crunch tie with Chelsea.

The Gunners host FC Koln in the opening group match of the EL this week, and are claimed to be taking the fixture seriously as they look to win the competition. They have a tough away trip to Chelsea on Sunday, but claim that Thursday has to be the priority.