It turns out I was wrong, Arsenal could afford to make mistakes and still make it through last night's crunch second-leg clash against Benfica last night.
Despite being the far superior side, this second leg feels infinitely more dangerous for Arsenal, who have a great deal more to lose.
Auba won't get a clutch of easier opportunities if he plays another 50 games this season
Who are Benfica and how are they doing in the Portuguese league?
What did we learn about this Arsenal squad in their victory over Dundalk in the deadest of dead rubbers?
A Europa League success over Rapid Vienna that was years in the making.