Arsenal sink Sporting as Betis topple AC Milan
Danny Welbeck pounced on a defensive lapse to snatch a 1-0 victory for Arsenal at Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League on Thursday, while seven-time European champions AC Milan crashed to a home defeat by Real Betis.
Emery to rotate team ahead of tough fixtures
Unai Emery admits he will have to shuffle his squad amid a demanding fixture list over the coming weeks, but says Arsenal’s popularity around the world means it is inevitable that the club will often find itself at odds with the fixture list. Whilst the Premier League returns this week following the international break, the…
Welbeck double helps Arsenal past Milan, Dortmund dumped out
Danny Welbeck's controversial penalty and a Gianluigi Donnarumma howler helped Arsenal beat AC Milan in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday 5-1 on aggregate, while Borussia Dortmund slumped to a shock exit at the hands of Salzburg.
Welbeck's brace lifts Wenger's mood
England forward Welbeck struck in either half and also played his part in an Alexandre Lacazette goal at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal recovered from their thrashing at Liverpool before the international break.