However, it didn't take Arsenal long to make their way up the other end of the pitch and begin to cause problems for Gennaro Gattuso's men.
Gattuso was told that in the Europa League only once a team has been able to overturn a 2-0 deficit. We tried in every game but sometimes these things happen where things are not working for you.
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The 26-year-old - who emerged from Arsenal's youth ranks in 2008 - has been linked with various clubs, including Milan and Serie A champions Juventus.
"We've got nothing to lose tomorrow".
"They are technical players, who can play in all positions. That's what we want to do".
"He was reborn for you because he scored, but he had very little time to adapt to a different league".
Sherman: Chance to face Seahawks behind 49ers move
After his release last week, both Sherman and the Seahawks thanked eachother in Tweets. "I think he is a heck of a player". The San Francisco 49ers bolstered their secondary signing former rival cornerback Richard Sherman this past week.
"We are in a job where we have to get the fans on our side and do absolutely everything to achieve it".
"But we're just focused on going out there and trying to win a football game".
The point is that the club itself is hitting some good form as they enter the latest worldwide break and, when they return, they will have new confidence and new form to share with Lacazette as he tries to get back into the flow of his new home, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and all.
Substitute Nikola Kalinic should have added some intrigue to the final stages of the game, only to send his header straight into the palms of a grateful Ospina following a teasing cross from centre-back Bonucci.
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