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Summary

  1. Monreal finishes from close range before Papagiannopoulos OG
  2. Ozil makes it 3-0, Ospina saves late Pettersson penalty
  3. Second leg at Emirates on Thursday 22 February

Live Reporting

By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    That's it from us but tonight's Europa League action continues with Celtic taking on Zenit St Petersburg.

    It's goalless at the moment but head over here to follow the game.

    See you later!

  2. 'They looked nervous, we took advantage'

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    Arsenal

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger speaking to BT Sport:

    On the match: We did the job well, controlled the ball against a good side. They beat Hertha Berlin here, 2-2 against Athletic Bilbao, so a quality team. But once we scored the first goal we were in control.

    Overall we played a serious game, so job done. They looked very nervous and we took advantage of it.

    On his young players: I think the young players in the team played well in group stages, so kept in squad and continue to try and give them minutes when I can.

    On the second leg: We’ll see if I rest players. Maybe but we want to win the game, it is important that we put out a team that can do that.

  3. 'We were more practiced'

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    Arsenal

    Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan speaking to BT Sport:

    On their opponents: It was their first game after a while, because we are in the league and keep playing maybe we are more practiced. They are a good team, tried to play, but we scored two in the beginning.

    Can they win the Europa League: Why not? We have to keep fighting, in the end see where we’re at.

    On the second leg: We have to focus on every game regardless of this result to ensure more success. Even with the League Cup final, I think we have to play with the same team and win at home.

  4. 'We had to be patient'

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    Arsenal

    Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck speaking to BT Sport:

    The pitch was hard, l knew coming here it would be difficult, with the players they’ve got they like to keep the ball, and we had to keep our cool, be patient. Maybe we could have played the ball forward a bit quicker, try to catch them out, but it was a professional start.

    It’s a 3G pitch. I made sure I did my rehab. You hear stories, but I felt fine, just looking to get more minutes under my belt after injuries.

  5. Elsewhere in Europe

    RB Salzburg have also recovered to draw 2-2 at Real Sociedad with Takumi Minamino scoring in the fourth minute of added time.

    Fabio Borini has added a third for AC Milan late on at Ludogorets. A comfortable night for the seven times European Cup/Champions League winners.

  6. 'A chance to make our mark'

    Celtic v Zenit St Petersburg (20:05 GMT)

    Can Celtic enjoy as comfortable a night as Arsenal did? They kick off against Zenit St Petersburg in five minutes.

    Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers talking to BT Sport: "It's a brilliant opportunity for us to make our mark.

    "We have enough technical players in the team to look after the ball and who can score goals."

    Follow the action here.

  7. Elsewhere in Europe

    What a game in Dortmund. The Germans led then trailed, then fought back and Michy Batshuayi has now scored his second of the evening to put them back ahead late on.

    That's full time. Borussia Dortmund beat Atalanta 3-2.

  8. Post update

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    So Arsenal take a 3-0 lead going into the second leg at the Emirates next Thursday.

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    Jimbo: Maybe David Ospina will make it to 200 clean sheets before Cech....

  10. FULL-TIME

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    A job well done by Arsenal.

  11. GREAT SAVE!

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    David Ospina goes the right way and holds Tom Pettersson's spot kick.

    Missed opportunity for the hosts.

    Ospina saves low to his right
  12. PENALTY TO OSTERSUNDS

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    Hang on, might be something for the home fans to cheer here.

    Tesfaldet Teki gets taken down by Hector Bellerin, penalty to the host...

  13. Post update

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    Osersunds are looking tired now, don't rule out a fourth for Arsenal. That would really put the tie to bed.

  14. Post update

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    Eddie Nketiah almost gets lucky as he tries to force his way through the defence but Ostersunds clear before the Arsenal man can get a shot off.

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    Ben: Seems that 2 classes of team are emerging in the Europa League tonight - more established clubs (Arsenal, AC, Marseille, Sporting) brushing aside their opponents from 'weaker' leagues

  16. Elsewhere in Europe

    Another blast from the more recent past admittedly, Adnan Januzaj has put Real Sociedad ahead against RB Salzburg. They had trailed to an early goal.

    Lokomotiv Moscow have also completely turned things on their head in France. Having gone two down, Manuel Fernandes has now completed his hat-trick to put them ahead at Nice.

  17. SUBSTITUTION

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    And a final change for Arsenal as Reiss Nelson comes on for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

  18. SUBSTITUTION

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    Arsenal make their second change of the game as Danny Welbeck, who's been pretty quiet tonight and will be disappointed not to have got a goal, is replaced by Eddie Nketiah for the final few minutes.

    Danny Welbeck makes way
  19. Elsewhere in Europe

    Florian Thauvin, once of Newcastle, remember him? He's just added Marseille's third goal against Braga.