Arsenal To Miss Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey Against Ostersunds — UEFA Europa League

Arnold Nichols
February 23, 2018

The team they picked was respectful of us.

However, both Mkhitaryan and Ozil struggled to connect in a 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur which had some questioning their impact as a duo - though the Armenian insists they can impress together. Keown, though, was holding little hope for Arsenal's silverware prospects ahead of the draw, and this weekend's League Cup final.

As the Arsenal players boarded their plane back to London last week, they'd have felt the job was essentially done. Östersunds pulled themselves together after a slow start in the first game, though, and Arsene Wenger will have warned his team against going for "a stroll" as they have earlier in the season.

Arsenal, at the Emirates, have lost just once in the last 27 matches since losing to Bayern last season.

A Calum Chambers own goal and a neat finish from Ken Sema had Graham Potter's side two goals up at half-time - and the hosts were jeered off by a restless, if reduced, crowd. However, two minutes into the second half, Sead Kolasinac pulled a goal back after a missed clearance with a powerful right-footed shot straight into the.

To say the Swedish side was as energised and effervescent as much as the home side and supporters were frozen solid with fear and surprise would be no understatement.

Elneny was paired in midfield alongside Arsenal academy graduate Ainsley Maitland-Niles. Arsenal, on the other hand, will likely take the competition more seriously to maintain composure. And Arsenal as good as killed off the tie - again - within 90 seconds of the restart.

But it would not be the Arsenal way for that to seal the deal.

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