Arsenal are set to host German side Borussia Dortmund in the fifth week of Champion League tonight at the Emirates Stadium.
Kick-off: 19:45 GMT
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London.
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny is likely to make a surprise return tonight but midfielder Jack Wilshere could be out with an ankle problem which he suffered in the last game.
Goalkeeper David Ospina is out and Wojciech Szczesny is still in doubts for this clash.
French striker Olivier Giroud is ineligible to play the group stages as he was not registered by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
Mathieu Debuchy and Mesut Ozil remains on the sideline with their injuries.
Meanwhile, Dortmund have seven players on their sideline including Nuri Sahin, Sven Bender, Mats Hummels and Marco Reus.
Reus will be the biggest absentee for this clash. Despite of him they will still have enough pace on the pitch to give tough time to the Gunners.
Stats and Facts:
- The last clean sheet earned by Arsenal in the Champions League was exactly a year ago. It was against Olympique Marseille.
- Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck celebrates his 24th birthday. A goal from him will be a treat for the Gooners.
- Dortmund have not scored less than two goals in the past five Champions League games.
- Dortmund striker Adrian Ramos has converted all his three shots on target into goals in the Champions League campaign.
Head to Head:
Arsenal 2 – 2 Dortmund, a quality game to watch.
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