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?
In what little time Mikel Arteta and his team will have on the training pitch before Sunday, they must focus on their decision-making under pressure or we face an uncomfortable trend becoming a fatal flaw
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.
Defeat to Manchester City isn't the end of the world but the Gunners are walking a fine line right now
Auba won't get a clutch of easier opportunities if he plays another 50 games this season