Arsenal 0 Olympiacos 1 LIVE REACTION: Gunners progress to Europa League quarter finals despite loss – latest updates

ARSENAL are through to the Europa League last eight despite losing 1-0 to Olympiacos in their Europa League last-16 second leg.

  • RESULT: Arsenal 0-1 Olympiacos
  • Arsenal XI: Leno, Bellerin, David Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney, Ceballos, Elneny, Xhaka, Pepe, Aubameyang, Smith Rowe
  • Olympiacos XI: Sa, Holebas, Ba, Sokratis, Androutsos, M'Vila, Camara, Reabciuk, Masouras, El Arabi, Fortounis

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    Arsenal made it through to the Europa League quarter-finals despite losing 1-0 to Olympiacos at the Emirates.

    The Gunners qualified thanks to their 3-1 win in Greece last week and prevented the Greek giants from scoring two more goals that would have seen them going to the final eight.

    Olympiacos opened the scoring with Youssef El Arabi when his shot deflected off Gabriel after 51 minutes.

    The Piraeus outfit tried hard for a second but lost Ousseynou Ba on 83 minutes after he smashed the ball on the ground when he got booked with a yellow for a rough challenge on Gabriel Martinelli

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    PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

    AND THAT'S FULL-TIME AT THE EMIRATES!!!!!!

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    ARSENAL 0-1 OLYMPIACOS

    90+2 YELLOW CARD

    Tierney gets booked for taking too much time to deliver the free-throw.

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    ARSENAL 0-1 OLYMPIACOS

    90 Three more minutes until full-time.

    Arsenal are basically in the quarter-finals unless something insane happens.

    But will they suffer their first loss in the Europa League this season in the process?

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    87 WHAT A CHANCE!

    Arsenal get extremely close to an equaliser!

    Martinelli gets a lovely through ball that Camara was left watching.

    The striker finds Aubameyang who tries to trick Sa with a flick but the Olympiacos keeper saves it.

    The Arsenal star then tries an overhead kick but it bounces off the crossbar

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    ARSENAL 0-1 OLYMPIACOS

    86 YELLOW CARD

    Xhaka gets cautioned for a late challenge on Bouchalakis

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    85 Ba was initially shown the yellow card but then smashed the ball to the ground and that's what led to a red card.

    Bit harsh from the referee there, we've seen those kinds of reactions many times before…

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    84 SUBSTITUTION

    Olympiacos make a late change with Martins sending Bouchalakis on for Fortounis and Lala takes Reabciuk's place

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    83 Ba is completely heartbroken as he makes his way back to the dressing room.

    The Olympiacos star appears to be crying inside the tunnel

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    82 RED CARD

    Ba is sent off for a challenge on Martinelli…

    It sems like the referee believes the Olympiacos star used too much force with the elbow to the face

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    81 SUBSTITUTITION

    Arteta makes a couple of other changes as Martinelli takes Smith Rowe's place.

    Bellerin comes off and makes way for Chambers

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    ARSENAL 0-1 OLYMPIACOS

    81 WHAT A CHANCE!

    Aubameyang gets in the counter-attack and finds himself in front of Sa.

    But the Arsenal star's flick goes well wide of the goal, should have done much better there!

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    80 Olympiacos give away another set-piece as Fortounis' cross is clearer.

    Luiz and Gabriel have had a rather easy night in terms of set-pieces

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    78 Time is running out for the visitors but they are still not giving up.

    Arsenal just had a good attack with Pepe who got inside the box but Sa picked up the ball with ease

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    76 CHANCE!

    Arsenal on the attack as Pepe finds his way inside the Olympiacos box but is dispossessed.

    That leaves Odegaard with immense space at his disposal but he balloons it over the top

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    75 Olympiacos are still chasing but struggle to find space through Arsenal's midfield.

    Should expect Martins to play his final changes soon

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    72 YELLOW CARD

    M'Vila gets cautioned after stepping on Pepe's foot, referee is right there!

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    72 Arsenal survived a clumsy moment as Partey was dispossessed by El Arabi but the Olympiacos star hesitated to take the shot.

    A lucky escape for the Gunners there

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    72 El Arabi has been in phenomenal form thanks to his movement, power and determination.

    The Olympiacos star is causing trouble at the back for Arsenal

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    70 What does El Arabi have in common with Messi, Lewandowski and Robben?

    This:

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    68 Tempo has slowed down but Olympiacos are still pushing.

    The Greek champions still believe in a shock qualification and it shows with the way El Arabi took a free-throw instead of waiting for Holebas

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    65 An anxious moment there for Arsenal as Olympiacos get a free-kick from a promising position, almost 15 yards from goal.

    Fortounis takes it but it hits the wall, quite a poor effort…

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    62 SUBSTITUTION

    Olympiacos manager Martins wants to add some speed and dribbling into the game as Bruno replaces Androutsos.

    Randjelovic also comes on as he replaces Masouras

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    60 WHAT A CHANCE!

    Arsenal come close to an equaliser as Tierney's cross from the left flank finds Pepe who shoots the ball but gets a deflection off his own team-mate Emile Smith Rowe.

    Should have done better there

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    60 Arsenal look livelier in midfield with Odegaard and Partey now.

    However, Olympiacos will continue to press high as a goal by the Gunners won't change much for them

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