Champions League – Arsenal set for Euro woe?


Eurosport web users believe Arsenal could face an untimely Champions League exit when they visit Milan next week.

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The Gunners picked up more than half of the 30,000 votes cast when we asked which English side was most likely to get knocked out.

A massive 51 percent think Arsene Wenger’s side will return home with a bloody nose next Tuesday following the goalless draw at the Emirates Stadium.

Our readers obviously rate teams from Milan, as 19 percent of you are backing Internazionale to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit and dump Liverpool out – that game is delayed by a week because of a stadium clash.

Chelsea are the next most vulnerable, you say. Avram Grant appears to have a dressing-room rebellion on his hands and that could spell trouble when Olympiacos visit Stamford Bridge, or so say 18 percent of you.

Despite nearly losing in Lyon last week, our readers rate Manchester United as the safest of the Premier League sides in the competition. Only 12 percent think they will fail to turn their 1-1 into an aggregate victory.

Follow our full coverage of all eight Champions League last 16 second legs, with the five remaining British teams playing on the following dates:

March 4 – Manchester United v Lyon (1-1 first leg)

March 4 – Milan v Arsenal (0-0)

March 4 – Barcelona v Celtic (3-2)

March 5 – Chelsea v Olympiacos (0-0)

March 11 – Internazionale v Liverpool (0-2)

This week’s poll: Will Avram Grant still be Chelsea manager come the start of next season? Click the link below the photo for the results so far.