Mikel Arteta’s reign finally seemed to ignite with a dominant 4-0 victory against Newcastle last weekend, with teenager Bukayo Saka starring again as Alexandre Lacazette ended his goal drought.
Olympiacos will provide a firm trial of that good feeling, though, with the Greek side having won two of their last three European ties against the Gunners. Follow all the action live below:
When is the match?
The match kicks off at 8pm at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, Athens on 20 February.
What TV channel is it on? Is there a live stream?
The match will be shown on BT Sport 2 for UK subscribers with coverage starting at 8pm immediately after Club Brugge against Manchester United, which kicks off at 5:15pm.
Fans can obtain a live stream through the BT Sport App on mobile devices.
Algerian striker Hillal Soudani is out for the Greek side, while Bruno Gaspar is a doubt with a hamstring injury.
Kieran Tierney is still a few weeks away from returning, while Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares are not match fit. Mesut Ozil will miss the game with his wife close to giving birth.
Olympiacos: Sa, Elabdellaoui, Semedo, Ba, Tsimikas, Bouchalakis, Camara, Guilherme, Masouras, El-Arabi, Valbuena
Arsenal: Leno; Mustafi, Sokratis, David Luiz, Saka; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Martinelli, Willock, Aubameyang; Lacazette
The fortuitous Alexandre Lacazette goal in stoppage time against Newcastle will see the Frenchman confident once more, with the squad all seemingly buying into Arteta’s philosophy. We expect the Gunners to score away from home, but the Greek side have a strong home record after beating Red Star, giving Spurs a scare in a 2-2 draw and pushing Bayern in a 3-2 loss. We’ll opt for a 2-2 draw in Athens.