The draw for the last 16 of the Europa League was held on Friday, with Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund among the names in the hat.
Arsenal booked their place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a 4-2 aggregate victory against Ostersunds, despite losing 2-1 to the Swedes in the second leg on Thursday.
After some thrilling Champions League clashes this week, the lesser lights of the Europa League will see Arsenal take on mighty Östersunds FK in Sweden on Thursday night, writes RICHARD BROWN. But the Gunners can’t afford to sniff at a competition whose winning prize is likely their only route back onto Europe’s main stage.
Jack Wilshere scored his first Arsenal goal since May 2015 as Arsene Wenger’s men cruised to a 6-0 win over BATE in their final Europa League group game.
Arsene Wenger was left ruing his Arsenal’s finishing as the Gunners were beaten 1-0 by Cologne in the Europa League despite dominating most of Thursday’s match.
Patrice Evra remarkably became the first player to be sent off before kick-off in a Europa League game after appearing to kick a fan in a pre-match altercation.
Arsenal qualified for the Europa League knockout stages despite failing to impress in a dour 0-0 draw against Red Star Belgrade at Emirates Stadium on Thursday.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admitted he got a little lucky with his stunning winner against Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday.
Arsenal limped past Red Star Belgrade 1-0 as Olivier Giroud’s stunning goal lit up an otherwise entirely forgettable Europa League encounter.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger affirmed his admiration for Olivier Giroud after the striker notched his 100th goal for the club in their Europa League win over BATE.