Arsenal’s dreadful Europe home streak continues

first_imgArsenal Arsenal’s dreadful home streak in Europe continues with Ostersunds defeat Goal 07:00 23/2/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Hector Bellerin Tom Pettersson Arsenal Ostersunds Catherine Ivill Arsenal UEFA Europa League Arsenal v Östersunds FK Östersunds FK The Gunners continued their terrible form at home in European knockout rounds with a loss to the Swedish side on Thursday Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Ostersunds on Thursday was their sixth consecutive home defeat in the knockout rounds of European competition.Despite the loss, the Gunners managed to advance to the Europa League last 16 via a 4-2 aggregate victory. Arsenal’s 3-0 win in the last-32 first leg was enough to see them past the Swedish side, but the team’s home form in Europe will be a continuing concern for Arsene Wenger.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Before dropping into the Europa League this season, the Gunners had been knocked out in the Champions League round of 16 in seven consecutive seasons.Wenger’s side lost the home leg in the previous five seasons, falling to Bayern Munich last season, Barcelona in 2015-16, Monaco in 2014-15, and Bayern again in 2013-14 and 2012-13. In addition, Ostersunds are the first Swedish side to win an away European match in England since Osters IF beat Tottenham Hotspur in the 1995 Intertoto Cup.The Gunners will look to reverse their recent home futility in Europe in the last 16 of the Europa League, which begins on March 8.last_img

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