ARSENAL'S season was plunged into crisis last night as Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla were ruled out of next week's crucial Champions League showdown with Olympiakos.
The full results of scans on the two players are due on Wednesday but Sanchez is expected to be out for around a month with a hamstring strain
â€¢ SÃ¡nchez and Cazorla doubts for Sunderland and Olympiakos games â€¢ Laurent Koscielny should be back in full training after hip injury Arsenal are facing the prospect of being without the influential Alexis Sánchez and Santi Cazorla for their decisive Champions League group game againstâ€
â€¢ Sparta Prague and Basel qualify while Napoli maintain 100% record â€¢ Last yearâ€™s finalists Dnipro suffer crucial defeat at Lazio Schalke, Athletic Bilbao and Sparta Prague were among the sides to book their place in the knockout stage of the Europa League on Thursday, while last yearâ€™s beat
Arsenal kept their Champions League hopes alive with a 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb as Bayern Munich thrashed Olympiakos in the other game in Group F. Here, Nick Wright reports on a morale-boosting night for the Gunners at the Emirates Stadiumâ€¦
Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can progress in the Champions League after setting up a must-win game against Olympiakos.
Bayern Munich ensured they will finish atop Group F in the Champions League with a 4-0 thrashing of Olympiakos at the Allianz Arena.
Arsenal have the quality needed to beat Olympiakos and qualify for the Champions League last 16, says Charlie Nicholas.