Your entire Arsenal season is at stake in Prague. The Gunners have to win or draw 2-2 or extra to advance to the semi-final after solely drawing a 1-1 draw on the Emirates, largely on account of our incapability to take an opportunity.
With followers not within the stadiums, opinions will fluctuate whether or not the house or away benefit even exists for now.
To get us within the temper, let us take a look at the Gunners’ report after they do not win their first leg at residence. I’ll solely cowl my life. I used to be born at a time when all English components have been banned from Europe due to the hooligans.
So we begin this text from 1991 to the current day.
March 1995 – QF Cup Winners’ Cup
Arsenal 1-1 Auxerre
Defending their trophy, our retention hopes took a success once we drew 1-1 at Highbury, Auxerre equalizing three minutes after a penalty from Ian Wright.
With our well-known again 5, we have been fabricated from robust stuff. You can belief us to go wherever and see a 1-0 win, and that is what we did. You possibly can’t say the identical for the trendy model, are you able to?
September 1996 UEFA Cup first spherical
Arsenal 2-3 B. Monchengladbach
A tough draw given different choices. At one level, 2-0 and 3-1 at Highbury, a lot second finest in each video games, shedding 3-2 twice.
A race in Europe was unlikely nonetheless with the membership in a ready sample. Stewart Houston was interim chief for the first leg, Pat Rice for the 2nd, whereas we have been awaiting the arrival of a sure Arsène Wenger.
March 2008 CL final 16
Arsenal 0-0 AC Milan
Not a foul consequence due to our attacking potential. Many thought we did not have the expertise to win at San Siro and on the time Fabregas’ strike and our 2-0 win was seen as a second of rupture. This group of gamers deserved to win one thing
April 2008 CL QF
Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool
Possibly a tie that summed up the place we have been at, a younger group needing just a few leaders to get them throughout the road, we have been jamming the title race after giving up a 5 level lead at Christmas and had simply been knocked out of the sport. the FA Cup.
The primary leg noticed the well-known second when Bendtner blocked the shot tied to Hleb’s aim. Even so, when Walcott walked the size of the pitch at Anfield to assist Adebayor, we have been crossing. A number of seconds later, we conceded a penalty (by no means a pen!).
April 2010 CL QF
Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona
At 2-0 it was a spirited comeback, however the fact was that Barcelona’s dominance on the time was scary. We led for some time at Camp Nou, however a Messi hit FOUR occasions.
Feb 2013 CL Final 16
Arsenal 1-3 Bayern Munich
Arsène Wenger’s very first residence defeat in a primary leg sees us outclassed by future champions. In an indication of issues to return although, with the downward strain within the second leg we’re placing up a courageous battle however come out with away targets.
Feb 2014 CL final 16
Arsenal 0-2 Bayern
Virtually equivalent to the earlier 12 months, though it might have been completely different if Ozil had marked his pen. Szczesny was despatched off after 37 minutes
As soon as once more we’re threatening to return again to Germany, however it’s too late.
March 2015 CL final 16
Arsenal 1-3 Monaco
After Barcelona and Bayern Munich in earlier years, we get on paper a draw however find yourself underestimating Monaco. Even so Giroud has sufficient possibilities to at the very least draw the match.
We win 2-0 in France. One other 5 minutes, we might have gained the draw.
Feb 2016 CL Final 16
Arsenal 0-2 Barcelona
We do effectively to hold on for 70 minutes when Messi scores, however that is all we do, dangle on.
Then we lose the second leg 3-1.
April 2018 Europa semi-final
Arsenal 1-1 Atletico Madrid
Arsene Wenger introduced that this was his final European recreation within the Emirates, creating an unimaginable ambiance. We performed a group that was right down to 10 males for nearly each 90 minutes. We made a horrible mistake on the again and instantly we needed to rating in Madrid.
We didn’t do it.
So, in my life, once we did not handle to win a stage to go to Europe, we….
Have superior twice
Has been knocked out 8 occasions
In reality, once I began this text, I did not assume our observe report can be so dangerous.
So I managed to make myself much more nervous for Thursday. That stated, Slavia Prague shouldn’t be Barcelona or Bayern Munich.
I argue that if we rating; we shall be high-quality.
Be good within the feedback.