Tag: Benfica vs Arsenal

Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (C) celebrates with Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at the Olimpico stadium in Rome on February 18, 2021. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

What could have been: Why Arsenal could only draw with Benfica

It was a case of 'What could have been' for Arsenal as they were held to a 1-1 draw against Benfica in the first...
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka vs Benfica: Mikel Arteta delivers his opinion

Mikel Arteta has given his opinion on Bukayo Saka vs Benfica as the youngster once again saved Arsenal from embarrassment.
Arsenal video Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bumper podcast: Auba’s back but Saka & Smith Rowe still key

Join the Daily Cannon team for this bumper Arsenal podcast talking Leeds, Benfica, front-line configurations, social media abuse & more
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal reacts during the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 09, 2021 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

1 in, 1 out: Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney injury updates

Mikel Arteta spoke to the media ahead of Benfica vs Arsenal and gave good news on one player and bad for another. Find out who here.

Kieran Tierney returns to training for Arsenal

Kieran Tierney has returned to training with Arsenal giving the Gunners a major lift before their games against Benfica and Manchester City.
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 during the UEFA Europa League group B football match Molde v Arsenal in Molde, Norway on November 26, 2020. (Photo by SVEIN OVE EKORNESVAG / NTB / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal to pay Benfica £44,000 due to UK Covid restrictions

Arsenal will have to pay Benfica £44,000 of their match earnings for the away leg of their Europa League tie next week.
A photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows the Olympic stadium in Rome, with a statue from the Marbles stadium (Stadio dei Marmi) in foreground. - The European EURO 2020 football championship, due to be played in June and July this year with its opening game and three others at the Olympic stadium in Rome, has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, European football's governing body UEFA said on March 17. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)

Portuguese report claims Arsenal to play Benfica in Rome

Arsenal and Benfica have reportedly agreed to play the first leg of their Europa League fixture in Rome.
Nice's French defender William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba opens up about Mikel Arteta plus Arsenal news roundup

All the Arsenal news and gossip we could find from around the internet, rounded up so you don't have to waste time searching
Arsenal video Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta to go strong: How Arsenal could line up vs Benfica

Arsenal kick off the new Premier League campaign against Fulham on Saturday, so who who will be starting the season for Mikel Arteta?