Survival for Arsenal in the Champions League is solely dependent on a win. If the Gunners want to further their campaign in Europe’s most prestigious competition, then they have to win by hook or by crook.
The romance of Arsenal with Olympiacos has been a long standing one with them facing each other three times in the last six years on the last day of the group stage game. but unlike this time where Arsenal faces a do or die situation, on most occasions Arsenal hasn’t left things for the last day. Added to this pressure of winning the tie is Arsenal’s Champions League track record. If the Gunners fail to take the game home then they would be demoted to the Europa League and it would mark the first time that Arsene Wenger’s would have failed to qualify for the round of 16 in 16 years!
In that light the Gunners boss has been playing mind games before the tie and has said that though Olympiacos might be a good team they will bring them a game when they take on the Greek side. And a proof of Wenger’s wittiness can be found in a doodle that he made. While many call it a ship and some weird tactic that Wenger might have up his sleeve, to us it looks like an inverted ship. Is it an indication that Olympiacos are going to go down? Well, you can interpret it in your own way!