Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds (4-2 on aggregate): Gunners into Europa League last 16 after scare
Written by TREND1009 on February 22, 2018
Arsenal qualified for the last 16 of the Europa League with a 4-2 aggregate victory against Ostersunds, despite losing 2-1 to the Swedes in the second leg at the Emirates.
The Gunners were leading 3-0 from the first leg last Thursday, but were poor in the first half as Ostersunds stormed into a 2-0 lead on the night thanks to a Calum Chambers own goal (22) and Ken Sema (23).
Sead Kolasinac hammered home to pull a goal back for Arsenal a minute into the second half and ultimately seal a 4-2 aggregate victory. Arsene Wenger’s side now turn their attention to the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.
Other teams promoted to the round of 16 include :
- Red Bull Salzburg
- Viktoria Plzeň
- Borussia Dortmund
- RB Leipzig
- Sporting CP
- CSKA Moscow
- Lokomotiv Moscow
- Zenit Saint Petersburg
- Athletic Bilbao
- Atlético Madrid
- Dynamo KyivThe draw for the round of 16 will be held on 23 February 2018, at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.The first legs will be played on 8 March, and the second legs will be played on 15 March 2018.