Quick Vienna 1-2 Arsenal FC Live! Party, Leno and many more Europa League latest result reaction from Arterita
Quick Vienna vs Arsenal – Long live!
Arsenal beat the Europa League group stage campaign 2-1 against Rapid Vienna in Austria tonight.
Europa qualified for last season’s FA Cup final with the Gunners, who finished eighth in the Premier League.
Although the first half ended goalless, Artetta’s side were not inspired, but Thomas Party was given his full Arsenal debut in Vienna. A Bernd Leno mistake saw them go down a goal after the break, but David Lewis equalized things with a title, and Pierre-Emerick Abamayang quickly added another around a winning streak.
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Here’s how Arsenal did tonight, courtesy of Simon Collings …
(4-3-3): Lenovo 4; Cedric 5 (’61 Bellerin, 6), Louis 6, Gabriel 7, Colasinac 6; Elneni 6, Party 7, Saga 7 (’84 Tyrney 6); Pepe 5, Locket 5 (’84 Willock 6), Enketia 5 (’61 Abameyang 7).
Subs not used: Runnerson, Macy, Maidland-Niles, Mustafi, Nelson, Shaga.
Star Man, Gabriel 7: Another solid performance from the center-back, he finds an amazing value at around m 25 million.
Well, Arsenal worked hard on it. They should be much better on Sunday against Leicester, but they leave Austria with at least three points.
94 minutes: Rice Nelson for Pep in the last few seconds …
91 minutes: Leno wastes time with a yellow card for a bad scene.
90 minutes: Four minutes extra time here …
Willlock and Tyrney are there for Lockett and Saga – remember, you can make five pairs in Europa League games again this season.
85 minutes: Arsenal are solid now, it remains to be seen. But foreign things happened …
81 minutes: A long ball from Lewis falls to Lockett, but he tries to go free with Abameyang. The ball falls to Pepe, but he shoots – a good chance to beg.
79 minutes: So, Arsenal are far less than their best, but now they lead by more than 10 minutes. Vienna is still squeezing, but that combo blew a little bit of air from their boat.
Somehow Arsenal are leading here, and this game has turned its head. Credit to Beller and Abameyang who have been bright since their arrival. Arsenal now have 15 minutes to watch it.
They have turned it around! Chubs joins as he slips into the Vienna box to Beller’s right, and he teases Abameyang with a tapping.
Arsenal’s keeper rushes out as Fountas and Luis compete against a loose ball 35 yards out, and Leno slaps it against the Vienna player. He tries to find a place to shoot in an open net, but he gets out wide and rolls the shot more wide!
The goal! Quick Vienna 1-0 Arsenal | Springs 50 minutes
Leno makes a terrible mistake when his pass is blocked while trying to get out from behind … the ball falls to Foundus in the box and he takes the lead under Leno!
The goal! Quick Vienna 1-0 Arsenal | Springs, 50 minutes
The goal! Quick Vienna 1-1 Arsenal | David Lewis, 70 minutes
It was a great moment for Arsenal as Louis Seth-Pease headed home as Strepinger failed to come and claim the title.
69 mins: No nonsense when Ritzmeyer throws Pepe on the ground with a barrage – clear booking.
If Hoffman had not created that block, Arsenal would have definitely scored …
64 minutes: Abameyang stands 30 yards out on a free-kick, but the Arsenal captain shoots it well.
Chedri is in Beller’s direction, and Abemeyang replaces Nketia.
The Arsenal goalkeeper again presents the ball to Vienna with a clear clearance, then he makes a meal of saving the result to impose a corner wide.
Kick-off time and place
The fast-paced Vienna vs Arsenal are scheduled to kick off the 5.55 PSD tonight.
The match will be behind closed doors at the Alliance Stadium in Vienna.
How to see
TV Channel: The match will air on PD Sport 2, with coverage starting at 5:15 p.m.
Arsenal XI: Lenovo, Cedric, David Lewis, Gabriel, Colasinac, Pepe, Elneni, Party, Saga, Enketia, Lockett
Subs: Runnerson, Macy, Bellarin, Tyrney, Abamayang, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Nelson, Villag, Shaga
Head-to-head (h2h) history and results
This is the first match between the two sides.
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