AR­SE­NAL

The Herald - Sport - - FOOTBALL -

Ar­se­nal man­ager Arsene Wenger warned his side are al­ready fac­ing a must-win game in only their sec­ond Cham­pi­ons League group tie against Olympia­cos at the Emi­rates Sta­dium.

The Gun­ners host the Greek lead­ers, who have won all of their five do­mes­tic fix­tures, need­ing to re­cover from a dis­ap­point­ing open­ing Group F de­feat away to Di­namo Za­greb, where striker Olivier Giroud was sent off.

With a dou­ble-header next against Bay­ern Mu­nich, Wenger said: “You have to win your home games if you want to qual­ify from the group stage, it’s as sim­ple as that. We can­not af­ford to drop points now against any­one at home. Olympia­cos dom­i­nate their league, they are a team with a big ad­van­tage - they dom­i­nate their league easily, so they can pre­pare for these kinds of games.

“They are well or­gan­ised and have some play­ers who know the Premier League, like (Este­ban) Cam­bi­asso and (Pa­j­tim) Kasami, who both played in Eng­land.”

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