Arsenal needs just a point to seal a first-placed finish in Europa League Group A; with a game to spare, Arsenal boards a plane to the Netherlands to face PSV Eindhoven on Thursday night.
The Gunners hold a five-point lead over their second-placed Dutch counterparts, who could be left to battle for the second place without a satisfactory result.
The Boeren have also scored in each of their last 10 Europa League matches at their headquarters, although they will need to improve on their paltry tally of just four shots at the Emirates – their lowest in a continental game since 2016.
Arsenal has failed to win on their last two visits to PSV Eindhoven’s turf – losing 1-0 in the last 16 of the 2006-07 Champions League after playing out a 1-1 draw in 2004-05 – and one can only hope that football takes center stage rather than a repeat of the fan disorder which marred last week’s Emirates.
Arsenal has scored at least once in each of their last 16 European away games (W11 D3 L2). The Gunners have also lost just one of their last seven away games against Dutch sides in all competitions (W3 D3), with that loss coming at PSV in February 2007.