Having got back to the winning track with an overwhelming 5-2 victory against Leicester this weekend, the Gunners are now eyeing their first win Champions League when they host Olympiakos on Tuesday. It is going to be their seventh mutual Champions League clash.
In the last six Champions League encounters between these two sides, the hosts always secured all three points.
The Gunners enter into Tuesday’s clash having remained unbeaten in their 8 home matches against the Greek visitors, winning six and drawing two.
Tournament: UEFA Champions League
Who: Arsenal Vs Olympiakos
When: Tuesday, 29 Sept.
Where: Emirates Stadium – England
Kick-off time: 7:45 pm (UK)
Having fully recovered from a knee injury, Francis Coquelin is expected to join Arsene Wanger’s side on Tuesday. The availability of defender Gabreil is also quite certain tomorrow after serving a one-match suspension.
Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere will accompany long-term absentee Danny Welbeck behind the glass. Mathieu Flamini, skipper Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky will also remain out of action because of their respective injuries.
The visitors also have several injury concerns to put them under pressure concerns as Luka Milivojević, Da Costa, Domínguez and Maniatis are all lying in the treatment room waiting their wounds to let them serve their side.
Possible Starting Lineup
Arsenal: Martinez, Mertesacker, Bellerin, Monreal, Koscielny, Coquelin, Sanchez, Ramsey, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott
Olympiacos: Roberto, Elabdellaoui, Masuaku, Botia, Siovas, Cambiasso, Fortounis, Salino, Kasami, Pardo, Ideye