Arsenal have a one goal lead going into tonight’s second leg Round of 32 Europa League clash with Olympiacos.

Can we finish the job tonight? Here are the official line-ups.

Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Luiz, Saka, Xhaka, Ceballos, Ozil, Pepe, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Subs: Martinez, Sokratis, Torreira, Maitland-Niles, Willock, Guendouzi, Martinelli

Olympiacos: Sa, Camara, Bouchalakis, Guilherme, El Arabi, Elabdellaoui, Tsimikas, Ba, Valbuena, Cisse, Randjelovic

Subs: Karargyris, Masouras, Lovera, Papadopoulos, Torosidis, Bullari

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Guendouzi_Balon_D'Or
Guendouzi_Balon_D'Or
1 month ago

what a lineup.

Scott P
Scott P
1 month ago

No travel to contend with, as well. Allows us some more leeway to start the big guns. Let’s do the job!

Kyle brown
Kyle brown
1 month ago

That midfield looks… penetrable!!

goonero
goonero
1 month ago
Reply to  Kyle brown

Hey, phrasing!

Chidi
Chidi
1 month ago

Woah! Looks like we now know what Arteta’s first team looks like!

Billy Bob
Billy Bob
1 month ago

Strong team, here is hoping we do the job, I think it will either be really tight (nerve jangling) or arsenal will go a few goals up quickly to end the tie as a contest

OnlyBeingHonest
OnlyBeingHonest
1 month ago

Oh… Oh poor Olympiacos… Oh lord..

Randy
Randy
1 month ago

Love it 😃

bdotm
bdotm
1 month ago

My exact thoughts immediately I saw the line up……

Fabulous
Fabulous
1 month ago

This did not age well

OnlyBeingHonest
OnlyBeingHonest
1 month ago
Reply to  Fabulous

Not at all, still devastated lads take it easy on me

MrSymes
MrSymes
1 month ago

No messing.

Thierry Bergkamp (non negotiable)
Thierry Bergkamp (non negotiable)
1 month ago

Mikel not holding back, is he?

Dan Nichols
Dan Nichols
1 month ago

joke club! Joke fans! joke manager! Where the fucks Quincy Bazooka?????? #artetaout

goongot
goongot
1 month ago
Reply to  Dan Nichols

Oh god even our own fans dont get sarcasm it seems now. Those were made up names !!! 🤪

CountLeaf
CountLeaf
1 month ago
Reply to  goongot

no shit sherlock

David C
David C
1 month ago
Reply to  goongot

Wait, are you being sarcastic? There’s some inception level sarcasm going on here.

Dan Nichols
Dan Nichols
1 month ago
Reply to  David C

i’m giving him benefit of doubt…

Richie
1 month ago
Reply to  goongot

Where’s Mason Greenwood?

ArsenesLongSufferingZipper
ArsenesLongSufferingZipper
1 month ago
Reply to  goongot

43 upvotes to 1 downvote says “our own fans” are not as dumb as you claim.

Ilari
Ilari
1 month ago
Reply to  Dan Nichols

Read the first three sentences, was ready to vote down. Read the fourth, tried to vote up more than allowed to

Lee Barnes
Lee Barnes
1 month ago

Think that’s our strongest XI available. With a break until Monday, in which I assume there’ll be rotation anyway it makes sense to give everything we’ve got

GeoffRey Hurstmaker
GeoffRey Hurstmaker
1 month ago
Reply to  Lee Barnes

Strongest 11 and strongest squad. Love it!

Pastor Simon
Pastor Simon
1 month ago

Roll out your full armour….
No messing around
No guess work

Rich
Rich
1 month ago

Strong lineup.

Really fancy some goals here, this could be a blood bath.

7-0

Man Manny
Man Manny
1 month ago

All guns blazing!

Man Manny
Man Manny
1 month ago

I hope and pray we come out unscathed in the injury front.

Wheressteve
Wheressteve
1 month ago

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Randy
Randy
1 month ago
Reply to  Wheressteve

Well said mate

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts
1 month ago

Is it just me being over excited with Mik and everything or do we have a lot of very good players in the squad right now!? 🙂

The Gooner
The Gooner
1 month ago

Looks like Arteta now has his preferred XI

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts
1 month ago
Reply to  The Gooner

Hmmmm…but what about Martinelli?

Mekus
Mekus
1 month ago

Goddamn! Arteta’s not playing around. Squad so strong, even Eddie and Reiss don’t make the bench.

Jack
Jack
1 month ago

If Emery was choosing the team tonight it would’ve had Guendouzi in the starting 11 at least twice with Torreira at number 10

Scott P
Scott P
1 month ago
Reply to  Jack

Unai’s Lineup:

——————-Martinez——————-
Mustafi——Sokratis—-Luiz——Xhaka
———Guendouzi—Guendouzi———
——————-Torreira——————–
Nelson——–Lacazette—Aubameyang

Something tells me tonight’s will gel better…

Mpls
Mpls
1 month ago

By the looks of that team sheet I think he’s trying to defeat them with pen and paper.

This is a good start.

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts
1 month ago
Reply to  Mpls

Like a confident Man City team going into a home game with an away goal?? In Mik I trust. 🙂

Freddy
Freddy
1 month ago

Lets do this!

The Arsenal
The Arsenal
1 month ago

I love Torreira but I think Arteta has already identified his lack of forward passing and penetrative through the lines

Kinghenrythe14th
Kinghenrythe14th
1 month ago

Olympiacos have just 6 subs?

Jean Ralphio
Jean Ralphio
1 month ago

Starting Saka worth the injury risk?

Billy Bob
Billy Bob
1 month ago

Anyone know when the draw for the next round is being made?

Lazarus
Lazarus
1 month ago

God help my bowels..

goonero
goonero
1 month ago

Harsh Nkethia can’t make the bench after his goal but so was dropping Martinelli from the squad in the first place.

Most of that lineups played some part in every game last week, a bit worried about fatigue

Only one goal in this tie, let’s get back to keeping clean sheets again please!

Arse-head
Arse-head
1 month ago

Jonathan Pearce is ruining this game, not only is his voice irritating as fuck, he talks utter bollocks aswell. You would think Olympiacos were humping us the way he’s talking

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  Arse-head

Perhaps you should turn the volume off then…
I cannot stand the fat bastard myself but we are a shower of shite today…

Richie
1 month ago
Reply to  Arse-head

Which channel is Jonathan Pearce on? BT Sports have Peter Drury with a woman.

FMT
FMT
1 month ago

Ceballos needs to come off. Not working for him tonight

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  FMT

Not come off for Ceballos since he arrived to be honest…

Billy Bob
Billy Bob
1 month ago

Well I said we’d either win handsomely or it’d be tight – looks like the latter unfortunately

Bergkamp2Wright
Bergkamp2Wright
1 month ago

shit show

Me2
Me2
1 month ago

This is our only real chance for CL football next season.
And we have done nothing so far.
Olympiacos are not a great team and we are at home…
We should be doing better than this….

FMT
FMT
1 month ago
Reply to  Me2

This is beyond handbrake

Bergkamp2Wright
Bergkamp2Wright
1 month ago
Reply to  FMT

A woeful performance.

Bergkamp2Wright
Bergkamp2Wright
1 month ago

laca-threat

Ealing
Ealing
1 month ago

why No Martinelli

Me2
Me2
1 month ago

David Luiz.
The worst signing for years…

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  Me2

Are you seriously telling me he is a GOOD signing?
That makes me laugh….

Billy Bob
Billy Bob
1 month ago

Why is Martinelli not on the pitch? Auba has been quiet most of the match and Laca has spurned a couple of good chances!!! Not looking good at the moment, its almost like the guys thought they would only have to turn up to win!!! Here is hoping the next thirty minutes are a serious improvement!!! Any idea if the away goals rule applies in extra time?

Bergkamp2Wright
Bergkamp2Wright
1 month ago

What A Goal!!!

Where would we be without that man!!!

Me2
Me2
1 month ago

Arsenal never turned up.
Deserved to go out.
I just want to hear from those who believe that David Luiz is a good signing as his error knocked us out..
Season over…

FMT
FMT
1 month ago
Reply to  Me2

Not just Luis. Leno is just as culpable. It’s becoming a pattern now that Leno’s errors are costlier than any other player

SarcasmB0t
SarcasmB0t
1 month ago
Reply to  FMT

Nonsense. The man stopped at least one clear goal tonight.

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  FMT

Luiz is a useless donkey…
We would be better served putting a traffic cone on instead of him.
Really….
Who in their fucking right mind would see the signing of a poor player passed his “best” as a good bit of business?
Would Liverpool have signed him?
Or City?
Or anyone with ambition?
Luiz is a total liability – how many points has his mistakes cost us?????

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  Me2

And I still don’t rate Arteta.
Its one thing to win league games where there is not much riding on them – another to win games where a result is crucial.
This was our best and only chance…

SarcasmB0t
SarcasmB0t
1 month ago

What we are now – shit.

StuArse
StuArse
1 month ago

All eggs in the Premier League basket now then

Noni
Noni
1 month ago
Reply to  StuArse

I think our eggs are broken already.

Me2
Me2
1 month ago
Reply to  Noni

Yes….
Simple as that…

JeremyDG
JeremyDG
1 month ago
Reply to  StuArse

We got what we deserved. Nothing.

ausDrexler
ausDrexler
1 month ago

Struggling to see how away goals count in ET. It just does my head in. Too big of an advantage to the visiting team if it gets to ET. Fair enough in 2 x regulation games but in ET it just seems really dumb.
Ah well, should of beaten them in normal time.

SarcasmB0t
SarcasmB0t
1 month ago
Reply to  ausDrexler

If we’d shown up, the away goals rule wouldn’t have mattered.

The rule is there to benefit the underdogs. No excuses for a team with Arsenal’s budget at home.

Magazine_Gap
Magazine_Gap
1 month ago

For its cost, this is the easily worst Arsenal squad in the club’s history.
Watching Xhaka, Leno, Luiz and co. bottle that in the last minute… I want my two hours back.

Me2
Me2
1 month ago

Luiz.
What a quality quality signing.
I wonder if he still wears his Chelsea shirt.
They are certainly getting their money’s worth aren’t they?
Season over…