Mikel Arteta spoke at his press conference this week about Olympiacos striker Youssef El-Arabi’s record against Arsenal, and he just struck again to make this game a little more interesting tonight.
There’s some good work on the counterattack and it does well to throw in a few steps to confuse Arsenal’s defense, but it looks like it takes a huge deflection to catch the keeper:
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Youssef El-Arabi ????? scoring against Arsenal. ? pic.twitter.com/EK6Zs43Srz
– Champions League on CBS Sports (@UCLonCBSSports) March 18, 2021
The Greek side still need two more goals to advance, but that puts a bit of pressure on Arsenal now.
4 – Olympiakos striker Youssef El-Arabi is only the fourth player to score in three consecutive games against Arsenal in a major European competition, after Lionel Messi (March 2016), Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski (both in March 2017). Business. #UEL pic.twitter.com/LxtRdyUJuj
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 18, 2021