Watch Arsenal vs Olympiacos Live Match And Goal highlights
Arsenal are closing on on the quarter-finals of the Europa League – but they must tonight first navigate the second leg of their last-16 tie against Olympiacos.
Arsenal XI: Leno, Bellerin, Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney, Elneny, Xhaka, Ceballos, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang, Pepe
Subs: Ryan, Okonkwo, Cedric, Chambers, Holding, Mari, Partey, Odegaard, Nelson, Martinelli, Nketiah, Lacazette
The Gunners won the first leg of their last-16 tie 3-1 in Piraeus a week ago, and followed up that Europa victory with a north London derby triumph over Tottenham on Sunday
1* – Olympiacos kick-off, and the game is underway.
2* – Today’s game will be played behind closed doors, due to Coronavirus outbreak safety precautions.
3* – Arsenal is in control of the ball.
6* – Emile Smith-Rowe is down injured and receives medical attention on the field.
10* – Olympiacos take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
12* – Olympiacos take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
15* – Sokratis Papastathopoulos relieves the pressure with a clearance
18* – Jose Holebas relieves the pressure with a clearance
23* – Reckless challenge there. Mohamed Mady Camara commits a rough foul on Hector Bellerin.
27* – A player from Olympiacos takes a long throw from left side of the pitch into the opponent’s box
29* – Olympiacos is in control of the ball.
32* – Gabriel relieves the pressure with a clearance
36* – The referee signals a free kick as Thanasis Androutsos from Olympiacos trips Emile Smith-Rowe
39* – Arsenal take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent’s half of the field
43* – Nicolas Pepe from Arsenal goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Thanasis Androutsos
45* – That’s a great ball by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
The two sides have been very evenly matched in the 1st half
47* – Konstantinos Fortounis from Olympiacos directs a ball squarely in the box, but it’s intercepted by an opponent player.
52* – VAR – GOAL! – The referee has stopped the play. VAR check in progress, pending goal situation.
56* – Daniel Ceballos is leaving the field to be replaced by Martin Oedegaard in a tactical substitution.
60* – Youssef El Arabi is penalised for pushing Granit Xhaka.
62* – Arsenal is in control of the ball.
68* – The referee signals a free kick as Mohamed Mady Camara from Olympiacos trips Thomas
70* – Hector Bellerin from Arsenal had a bad first touch and fails to benefit from his team mates cross.
75* –Olympiacos take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
78* – The referee signals a free kick as Konstantinos Fortounis from Olympiacos trips Thomas
80* – The referee signals a free kick as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal trips Mohamed Mady Camara
84* – Oleg Reabciuk is leaving the field to be replaced by Kenny Lala in a tactical substitution.
87* – Jose Sa saved a certain goal there! Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang found himself in a great scoring position but Jose Sa denied him with a great save
90* – Both teams could have won today but Olympiacos just managed to carve out the victory
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