Europa League! Arsenal Qualify For Next Round Despite 2-1 Loss Against Ostersunds At The Emirates

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Europa League! Arsenal Qualify For Next Round Despite 2-1 Loss Against Ostersunds At The Emirates

Arsenal survived an enormous scare to assert an mixture victory over Swedish minnows Ostersunds FK and attain the final 16 of the Europa League.

The Gunners gained the primary leg Three-Zero however considered one of soccer’s nice shocks appeared on the playing cards at half-time after the guests struck two objectives in 70 seconds.

Graham Potter’s aspect, who’ve risen from Sweden’s fourth tier since 2010, have been the higher aspect within the first half and led 2-Zero after a Calum Chambers personal objective, deflecting in Hosam Aiesh’s shot, was adopted by Ken Sema’s scientific strike.

However the Gunners – who named a fairly sturdy aspect solely three days earlier than their Carabao Cup last with Manchester Metropolis – improved barely after the break and Sead Kolasinac completed from Hector Bellerin’s cross to alleviate the sense of dread within the stadium.

Arsenal, who’ve by no means gained the Uefa Cup or Europa League, will uncover their last-16 opponents at 12:00 GMT on Friday.

Ostersunds are solely the second crew to win a recreation on the Emirates of their final 28 matches – a run relationship again to March 2017.

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