Champions League

Arsenal’s trip to Olympiakos has familiar feel but needs an unfamiliar ending

Arsenal have been here before. Goodness knows they have been here before, and not only to the raucous Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens, home of Olympiakos, for the final tie of a Champions League group. The club’s recent history in Europe’s premier competition has been marked by the demand to atone for disastrous first-leg performances, […]

Olivier Giroud thanks ‘hand of destiny’ after Arsenal see off Bayern Munich

Olivier Giroud spoke of having enjoyed a “helping hand from destiny” after his bundled goal, which appeared to come off his hand, set Arsenal fair for a famous2-0 Champions League win over Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium. The striker was introduced as a 74th minute substitute and, moments later, he capitalised on an error […]

Champions League: UEFA drops charges against Arsenal

UEFA has dropped charges against Arsenal Arsenal will face no UEFA action following an incident during their Champions League game against Galatasaray on October 1. Several flares were thrown onto the pitch towards the end of the first half from the section where the 3,000 away supporters were located, causing the Group D match to be briefly halted. Metropolitan […]