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Arsenal Enters Quarter-Finals Of Europa League With 3-1 Win Over Olympiacos

Arsenal registered an impressive win against Olympiacos to get a smooth entry into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Gunners delivered 3 goals with stunning action and received only one. But the talking points of the match were about the opportunities missed.

What was the talking point of the match?

The Gunners revealed their true spirit but at the same time, they exposed their darker side. They were like both an angel and a demon. Whether it is ball possession or strike, Arsenal dominated the field but they look scattered in the field. There was little coordination between Arsenal players.

First is the selection of team….

Mikel Arteta decided to play with the team that drew 1-1 with Burnley in the Premier League. But he replaced Gabriel Magalhaes and Hector Bellerin came in for Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers to strengthen his team’s position.

In the first half….

Martin Odegaard was quick to assume the moment at 34th minute when he landed the ball into the net. Jose Sa looked quite helpless at the sudden strike.

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A Goalless Draw Takes United To Europa League Last 16

Manchester United had to contend with a goalless draw against Real Sociedad at Old Trafford on Thursday. But it couldn’t prevent the Man U team from progressing to the Europa League round of 16.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s knew that his team would reach the next level as they were leading 4-0 from the first leg of the league. Also, he was confident of the players like Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Martial.

Missing goals

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Real Sociedad missed the first goal opportunity in the 13th minute when they were awarded with a penalty kick for a clumsy challenge from Daniel James of the United. But captain Mikel Oyarzabal sent the ball too wide of the goal.

It was United’s turn to score a goal on the 24th minute when Bruno Fernandes spotted the Sociedad goalkeeper Alex Remiro off his line and tried to send the ball into the net but the shot was crushed at the crossbar.

In 36th minute, Remiro provided James an opportunity to score a goal when he saved a lofted from Fernandes but James failed with his headed effort.

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