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Arsenal fail to beat ten-man Atletico 0

Posted on April 26, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal could only muster a 1-1 draw against ten-man Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in the Europa League semi-final first leg, despite playing against ten men for over 80 minutes.

The Gunners had the first chance of the game on six minutes, as Alexandre Lacazette volleyed just wide of goal after good work from Danny Welbeck. Lacazette saw a header palmed away by Jan Oblak soon afterwards.

On ten minutes, Atletico were reduced to ten minutes as full-back Sime Vrsaljko received a second booking for a late challenge on Lacazette. Four minutes later Diego Simeone was sent to the stands after protesting one of the official’s decisions.

Arsenal linked with Sime Vrsaljko 0

Posted on October 12, 2013 by Crippy Cooke

FC Genoa fullback Sime Vrsaljko is being linked with Arsenal in a potential January move. Serie A side Inter Milan are also said to be courting the highly rated youngster, and a number of other sides around Europe have revealed an interest in the last few months.

The 21-year old Croatian international has been making a name for himself, and is hotly tipped for a bright future.

Signing from Dinamo Zagreb this summer for a fee around £4M, he’s made six Serie A appearances, and has often featured in midfield for Genoa.

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