Tag: Arsenal vs Benfica

Benfica v Arsenal UEFA Europa League Willian of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus. Copyright: Yannis Halas

‘Special qualities’: Mikel Arteta on picking Willian over Martinelli or Pepe

Looking back on Arsenal's win over Benfica, Mikel Arteta has explained why he brought on Willian over Nicolas Pepe or Gabriel Martinelli.

How Arsenal saved their season in 20 minutes

It was nervy at times, but Arsenal managed to find a way to win their Europa League Round-of-32 tie against Benfica on Thursday evening but at what cost?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League 32 Second Leg football match between Arsenal and Benfica at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2021. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts after scoring 2 vs Benfica [with goals + Arteta comments]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a brace against Benfica as Arsenal did their best to crash out of the Europa League.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hopes to bounce back by repeating history

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping to bounce back from a couple of poor performances by repeating history against Benfica.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Rob Holding of Arsenal receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 25-year-old ruled out of Benfica clash: Return date set

Rob Holding is unavailable for Arsenal's trip to face Benfica in Athens, but he'll return in time for Leicester City at the weekend.
Thomas Partey watching on at Arsenal training

Mikel Arteta gives encouraging Thomas Partey injury update

Thomas Partey will have one final test to determine whether or not he's available to play for Arsenal in their second leg against Benfica.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Tierney to start: How Arsenal could line up vs Benfica

Arsenal face Benfica in Rome in the first leg of their Europa League Round-of-32 clash on Thursday, so how could Arsenal could lineup vs Benfica?
Arsenal's Spanish defender Pablo Mari celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Europa League 1st Round Group B football match between Arsenal and Rapid Vienna at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 3, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Benfica and our Europa League chances

Arsenal take their show on the road Thursday night when we’re in the Portuguese capital to face Benfica in the first leg of our UEFA Europa League Round of 32 tie.

Arsenal and Benfica finally confirm bizarre plans for Europa League tie

Arsenal and Benfica have finally confirmed their plans for their Europa League tie over the next fortnight.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Nick Potts / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal match plans thrown into doubt

Arsenal's plan to play the 'home' leg of their Europa League tie against Benfica in Athens could face a major obstacle amid lockdown reports.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - OCTOBER 22: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on as he gives instructions to his side during the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Rapid Wien and Arsenal FC at Allianz Stadion on October 22, 2020 in Vienna, Austria. Rapid Wien are allowing a limited number of 3000 spectators to be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased. (Photo by Chris Hofer/Getty Images)

Arsenal will also play 2nd leg against Benfica at neutral venue

Arsenal will play both legs of their Europa League tie with Benfica at neutral venues, according to reports, due to travel restrictions.