Have we taken a step forward or a step back?
How many times in recent memory have Arsenal had a match wrapped-up inside half-an-hour?
Ahead of Thursday night's must-win clash at Salvia Prague, Mikel Arteta has a big decision to make: does he start Aubameyang or Lacazette?
having toiled long and hard to earn even that meagre breakthrough, we threw it away in a manner it seems only this side is capable of.
For all their pluck in the current campaign, Slavia Prague are not Real Madrid so failing to get a result will be a huge blow.
If last night's defeat was a price we had to pay to learn a lesson for good and all, it will be one worth paying.
With European ties of much greater important to come, is this a fixture too far for Arsenal and Liverpool?
The draw has been made for the quarter-final of the Europa League
Ultimately, we made it through to the next round and much will pale into insignificance but our decision-making is an issue that will need to be addressed before a Greek drama turns into a real tragedy.
No two-legged tie is ever truly over until it's over - history has taught us that lesson repeatedly. But the sort of advantage Arsenal have over Olympiakos means it would take something remarkable - miraculous, even - for the Greek side to progress. That's not to say it can't happen, just that it is extremely … Continue reading Arsenal v Olympiacos: A chance to rest some weary legs at last?