The draw for this year’s Champions League took place in Monaco on Thursday and it has been relatively kind to Arsenal.

Looking to make it past the last 16 for the first time in a few years, Arsenal will face PSG, FC Basel (hello Granit’s brother), and Ludogorets in Group A.

This season is Arsenal’s 18th in a row in the competition and their first group game will be their 194th match in the competition. Of those games they’ve won 97, drawn 41 and lost 55.

Their biggest win came when they put seven, without reply, past Slavia Prague in 2007 and Standard Liege in 1993, with the biggest reverse coming in 2012 against AC Milan when we lost 4-0 and had to listen to talk about ‘mental strength’ because we almost overturned the deficit in the second leg.

More Arsenal Champions League stats available in our exclusive infograph designed by Anita Sambol, available below.


Group games will get underway in the week beginning 12 September.

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