Against All Odds: Arsenal to inflict a Greek tragedy on Olympiakos

Can Theo Walcott be Arsenal's saviour?
Can Theo Walcott be Arsenal's saviour?

It's now or never for Arsenal and Paul Robinson thinks that it will be for the former when they travel to Greece for their huge Champions League match against Olympiakos.

"They have been to the likes of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and won in recent years and it’s a very rare occurrence for them to not make it out of the group."

Lay Olympiakos to Qualify @ 1.392/5

Olympiakos v Arsenal
Wednesday December 9, 19:45 GMT
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The situation is simple for Arsenal - win by two goals or more or win by scoring at least three goals. They are in this mess largely thanks to their performance in the reverse fixture as they somehow lost 3-2 at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger's cause hasn't been helped by recent injuries to Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez, but he is boosted by the return of Theo Walcott, who could be in line for his first start since October after returning to the squad against Sunderland on Saturday.

On their day, this would be a reasonably straightforward task for The Gunners. They have been to the likes of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and won in recent years and it's a very rare occurrence for them to not make it out of the group.

The Greeks are no pushovers but they were beaten 3-0 on this ground by Bayern in September and it's possible that the circumstances of the group will cause them to play negatively, and that could end up being their downfall.

I just have a feeling that Arsenal will get the job done and somehow make it through from what seemed like a perilous position after three games. We are getting great value in opposing Olmpiakos to qualify, which is why, at around the 1.392/5 mark, I have to make it my lay of the day.

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Lay Olympiakos to Qualify @ 1.392/5

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