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UEFA Europa League: Östersunds FK - Arsenal FC Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2017/18 SeasonMatch press kits

Östersunds FKÖstersunds FKÖstersund Arena - OstersundThursday 15 February 2018
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Round of 32, First leg
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

Östersunds FK - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

Östersunds FK have not played against a club from their opponents' country

Arsenal FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
02/11/1999GS1AIK - Arsenal FC2-3
SolnaAndreas Andersson 41, 68; Overmars 17, 52, Šuker 56
22/09/1999GS1Arsenal FC - AIK3-1
LondonLjungberg 27, Henry 90+1, Šuker 90+3; Nordin 53
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
19/03/1980QFIFK Göteborg - Arsenal FC0-0
agg: 1-5
Gothenburg
05/03/1980QFArsenal FC - IFK Göteborg5-1
LondonSunderland 31, 42, Price 38, Brady 57, Young 64; Nilsson 30
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Östersunds FK000000000000000000
Arsenal FC2200211000004310114

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Match background Only this chapter

There is a touch of footballing romance in the air as European debutants Östersund, led by unsung English coach Graham Potter, entertain the Premier League aristocrats of Arsenal in the first leg of the round of 32.

• The Swedish side have already played a dozen matches in their maiden European adventure, qualifying as the runners-up of Group J behind Athletic Club – and only on head-to-head records after both amassed 11 points. Arsenal, meanwhile, cruised through their first UEFA Europa League group stage, clinching top spot in Group H with a game to spare.

Previous meetings
• The two clubs have never met in European competition, and Östersund have yet to face opposition from England.

• Arsenal have posted three wins and a draw in their four encounters with Swedish opponents. In each season that they have faced a team from Sweden, they have gone on to reach a European final – and lose it on penalties after a goalless draw.

• The Gunners defeated IFK Göteborg 5-1 on aggregate in the 1979/80 European Cup Winners' Cup quarter-finals en route to losing the final on spot kicks to Valencia in Brussels. Twenty years later they were shoot-out sufferers once again against Galatasaray in Copenhagen in the final of the UEFA Cup, having beaten AIK home (3-1, with Fredrik Ljungberg among the Gunners' scorers) and away (3-2) in the UEFA Champions League first group stage.

Form guide
• Östersund are undefeated in their six European encounters at home, the five victories in that sequence all featuring clean sheets. Only Athletic have avoided defeat at the Östersund Arena, drawing 2-2 there on matchday three.

• Östersund are the first Swedish club to qualify for the knockout phase of the UEFA Europa League. Four others – AIK, Elfsborg, Helsingborg and Malmö – have competed in the group stage but made no further progress. Indeed, the three victories Östersund posted in this season's group stage matched the number managed by those four clubs put together.

• Arsenal have prolonged their European campaign into the spring for the 19th successive year – all under Arsène Wenger.

• The 1-0 defeat at Köln on matchday five ended Arsenal's four-match winning run away from home in the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League. They have lost just one of their last 11 matches across the two competitions (W8 D2), with that 2000 final classed as a draw.

• First-time Swedish Cup winners in 2016/17, Östersund are enjoying an exceptional debut UEFA campaign, having eliminated Galatasaray, Fola Esch and PAOK during the qualifying phase and booked their passage to the round of 32 with a game to spare.

• Arsenal are making their UEFA Europa League debut this season; their last European campaign outside the UEFA Champions League was the 1999/2000 UEFA Cup, which ended with that penalty shoot-out defeat in the final against Galatasaray. They defeated French club Nantes in that season's third round, or last 32, winning 3-0 at home and drawing 3-3 away.

UEFA Europa League squad changes
Östersund
In: Dino Islamovic, Noah Sonko Sundberg, Tesfaldet Tekie
Out: Fouad Bachirou, Tim Björkström, Gabriel Somi

Arsenal
In: Santi Cazorla, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Out: Chuba Akpom, Krystian Bielik, Francis Coquelin, Mathieu Debuchy, Olivier Giroud, Marcus McGuane, Tafari Moore, Julio Pleguezuelo, Jeff Reine-Adélaïde, Alexis Sánchez, Ben Sheaf, Theo Walcott

Links and trivia
• Östersund coach Potter played for Birmingham, Wycombe, Stoke, Southampton, West Brom, Northampton, Reading, York, Boston, Shrewsbury and Macclesfield; he was also capped once by England Under-21s.

• Four Östersund players – Douglas Bergqvist, Jamie Hopcutt, Samuel Mensah and Curtis Edwards – have made senior appearances at various levels of English football.

• Östersund concluded their 2017 Swedish Allsvenskan campaign on 5 November. They finished fifth – the highest final placing in the club's history – 14 points behind champions Malmö. The 2018 Allsvenskan season starts on 1 April.

• Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny played in both of France's matches against Sweden in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, winning 2-1 at home and losing 2-1 away.

• Suspended for next match if booked: Curtis Edwards, Ronald Mukiibi (Östersund).

The coaches
• Englishman Graham Potter has steered Östersund from the Swedish fourth tier to the UEFA Europa League knockout phase – picking up the club's first ever major trophy, the Swedish Cup, en route – since taking the reins in 2011. He played for a number of clubs at various levels of England's Football League – chiefly as a full-back – as well as eight games in the 1996/97 Premier League for Southampton.

• Arsène Wenger has been the Arsenal manager since 1996, leading the Gunners to three English titles, a record seven FA Cup wins and the 2006 UEFA Champions League final. A player of modest repute, he made his name as a coach with Nancy and Monaco in his native France before moving to Japan for a brief spell with Nagoya Grampus 8. He is the longest serving manager in the Premier League.

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Team facts Only this chapter

Östersunds FK
Formed:
1996
Nickname: ÖFK

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
Swedish Cup: 1 (2017)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2016/17:
 did not take part in UEFA competition
2015/16: did not take part in UEFA competition
2014/15: did not take part in UEFA competition
2013/14: did not take part in UEFA competition
2012/13: did not take part in UEFA competition
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA competition
2010/11: did not take part in UEFA competition
2009/10: did not take part in UEFA competition
2008/09: did not take part in UEFA competition
2007/08: did not take part in UEFA competition

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
2-0 three times, most recently v Zorya Luhansk
23/11/17, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Biggest away win
0-2: Zorya v Östersund
14/09/17, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
N/A

• Heaviest away defeat
3-1: PAOK v Östersund
17/08/17, UEFA Europa League play-off first leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
2-0 three times, most recently v Zorya Luhansk (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-2: Zorya v Östersund (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
N/A

• Heaviest away defeat
3-1: PAOK v Östersund (see above)

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2500753.html#club+facts+ostersund

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Arsenal FC
Formed:
1886
Nickname: The Gunners

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Champions League: (2006)
• UEFA Cup: (2000)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): (1980), 1994, (1995)
• UEFA Super Cup: (1994)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 13 (2004)
FA Cup: 13 (2017)
League Cup: 2 (1993)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2016/17:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2015/16: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2014/15: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2013/14: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2012/13: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2011/12: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2010/11: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2009/10: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
2008/09: UEFA Champions League semi-finals
2007/08: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
7-0: Arsenal v Slavia Praha
23/10/07, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Biggest away win
0-7: Standard Liège v Arsenal
03/11/93, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup second round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Arsenal v Bayern München
07/03/17, UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Bayern München v Arsenal
15/02/17, UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg
5-1: Bayern München v Arsenal
04/11/15, UEFA Champions League group stage
4-0: AC Milan v Arsenal
15/02/12, UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
6-0: Arsenal v BATE Borisov
07/12/17, group stage

• Biggest away win
1-4: Lokomotive Leipzig v Arsenal
27/09/78, first round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
2-5: Arsenal v Spartak Moskva
29/09/82, first round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
3-2 twice, most recently v Borussia Mönchengladbach
25/09/96, first round second leg
2-1 twice, most recently v Deportivo La Coruña
09/03/00, fourth round second leg
1-0 four times, most recently v Köln
23/11/17, group stage

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Squad list Only this chapter

Östersunds FK - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
QUALUELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Aly KeitaSWE08/12/198631 - 6-6---6-12-
18Andreas AnderssonSWE22/02/199126 - --------1-
Defenders
2Tom PetterssonSWE25/03/199027 - 616---6-221
4Sotirios PapagiannopoulosSWE05/09/199027 - 6-61--61121
6Douglas BergqvistSWE29/03/199324 - 3-------3-
19Dennis WidgrenSWE28/03/199423 - 6-5---5-11-
23Samuel MensahGHA19/05/198928 - 6-4---4-10-
24Ronald MukiibiSWE16/09/199126*6-6---6-12-
32Patrick KpozoGHA15/07/199720 - --------5-
77Noah Sonko SundbergSWE06/06/199621 - --------6-
Midfielders
3Tesfaldet TekieSWE04/06/199720 - --------2-
7Sebastian LundbäckSWE24/07/199621 - ----------
10Hosam AieshSWE14/04/199522 - 3-2---2-5-
11Johan BertilssonSWE15/02/198830 - 1-------6-
12Ken SemaSWE30/09/199324 - 5-6---6-11-
13Ludvig FritzsonSWE25/08/199522 - --1---1-1-
17Curtis EdwardsENG12/01/199424*3-61--6191
22Brwa NouriIRQ23/01/198731 - 6261--81143
80Frank ArhinGHA16/02/199918 - --1---1-1-
Forwards
8Jamie HopcuttENG23/06/199225 - 513---3-81
9Salisu Abdullhi GeroNGA10/10/199324 - 5-62--62112
93Saman GhoddosIRN06/09/199324 - 5362--62115
99Dino IslamoviсSWE17/01/199424 - --------1-
Coach
-Graham PotterENG20/05/197542 - 6-6---6-12-
Arsenal FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
13David OspinaCOL31/08/198829 - 4-1-4-20-
33Petr ČechCZE20/05/198235 - 1-27-10-127-
49Ryan HuddartENG06/03/199720 - --------
50Deyan IlievMKD25/02/199522 - --------
53Hugo KetoFIN09/02/199820 - --------
54Matt MaceyENG09/09/199423 - 1---1-1-
67João VirginiaPOR10/10/199918 - --------
Defenders
4Per MertesackerGER29/09/198433 - 3-51291923
6Laurent KoscielnyFRA10/09/198532 - --222--452
16Rob HoldingENG20/09/199522 - 617-6171
18Nacho MonrealESP26/02/198631 - 1-2345-34-
20Shkodran MustafiGER17/04/199225 - 1-1825-19-
21Calum ChambersENG20/01/199523 - 2-4-2-12-
24Héctor BellerínESP19/03/199522 - 1127211161
27Konstantinos MavropanosGRE11/12/199720 - --------
31Sead KolašinacBIH20/06/199324 - 11191151241
39Tolaji BolaENG04/01/199919 - --------
45Aaron EyomaENG22/09/199720 - --------
51Chiori JohnsonENG05/10/199720 - --------
63Jordi Osei-TutuENG02/10/199819 - --------
87Joseph OlowuENG27/11/199918 - --------
Midfielders
8Aaron RamseyWAL26/12/199027 - --186--5011
10Jack WilshereENG01/01/199226 - 6115161335
11Mesut ÖzilGER15/10/198829 - --22419-9112
17Alex IwobiNGA03/05/199621 - 2-1722-111
19Santi CazorlaESP13/12/198433 - ----336859
29Granit XhakaSUI27/09/199225 - --271162445
30Ainsley Maitland-NilesENG29/08/199720 - 6-9-6-7-
35Mohamed Elneny EGY11/07/199225 - 618-253494
44Vlad DragomirROU24/04/199918 - --------
47Charlie GilmourSCO11/02/199919 - --------
61Reiss NelsonENG10/12/199918 - 6-1-6-6-
70Gedion ZelalemUSA26/01/199721 - ------1-
77Henrikh MkhitaryanARM21/01/198929 - --3-2288122
80Trae CoyleENG11/01/200117 - --------
94Nathan TormeyENG25/05/200017 - --------
Forwards
9Alexandre LacazetteFRA28/05/199126 - --2692194715
23Danny WelbeckENG26/11/199027 - 2-1735-297
43Josh DasilvaENG23/10/199819 - --------
46Yassin FortuneFRA30/01/199919 - --------
62Eddie NketiahENG30/05/199918 - 4---4-4-
69Joe WillockENG20/08/199918 - 4---4-4-
72Xavier AmaechiENG05/01/200117 - --------
90Emile Smith-RoweENG28/07/200017 - --------
Coach
-Arsène WengerFRA22/10/194968 - 6---17-242-

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Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Östersunds FKFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
13/07/2017UELGalatasaray AŞ (H)W 2-0Ghoddos 68, Hopcutt 90+2
20/07/2017UELGalatasaray AŞ (A)D 1-1Nouri 60 (P)
27/07/2017UELCS Fola Esch (H)W 1-0Bachirou 50
03/08/2017UELCS Fola Esch (A)W 2-1Somi 59, Pettersson 66
17/08/2017UELPAOK FC (A)L 1-3Nouri 21 (P)
24/08/2017UELPAOK FC (H)W 2-0Ghoddos 71, 77
14/09/2017UELFC Zorya Luhansk (A)W 2-0Ghoddos 50, Gero 90+4
28/09/2017UELHertha BSC Berlin (H)W 1-0Nouri 22 (P)
10/10/2017CupHärnösands FF (A)W 2-0Bertilsson 53, Edwards 74
19/10/2017UELAthletic Club (H)D 2-2Gero 52, Edwards 64
02/11/2017UELAthletic Club (A)L 0-1
23/11/2017UELFC Zorya Luhansk (H)W 2-0Grechyshkin 40 (og), Ghoddos 77
07/12/2017UELHertha BSC Berlin (A)D 1-1Papagiannopoulos 58
09/02/2018CupTrelleborgs FF (H)W 3-0Islamoviс 10, Tekie 76, Pettersson 90+2
15/02/2018UELArsenal FC (H)
22/02/2018UELArsenal FC (A)
26/02/2018CupÅtvidabergs FF (A)
03/03/2018CupKalmar FF (H)
01/04/2018LeagueDjurgårdens IF (H)
08/04/2018LeagueDalkurd FF (A)
15/04/2018LeagueIFK Göteborg (H)
18/04/2018LeagueKalmar FF (A)
22/04/2018LeagueÖrebro SK (H)
29/04/2018LeagueIF Brommapojkarna (A)
06/05/2018LeagueIFK Norrköping (H)
13/05/2018LeagueAIK (A)
20/05/2018LeagueGIF Sundsvall (A)
23/05/2018LeagueIK Sirius (H)
27/05/2018LeagueBK Häcken (H)
08/07/2018LeagueHammarby Fotboll (A)
15/07/2018LeagueMalmö FF (A)
22/07/2018LeagueTrelleborgs FF (H)
29/07/2018LeagueIF Elfsborg (H)
05/08/2018LeagueIF Elfsborg (A)
12/08/2018LeagueKalmar FF (H)
19/08/2018LeagueIFK Göteborg (A)
26/08/2018LeagueGIF Sundsvall (H)
02/09/2018LeagueÖrebro SK (A)
16/09/2018LeagueMalmö FF (H)
23/09/2018LeagueIK Sirius (A)
26/09/2018LeagueIF Brommapojkarna (H)
30/09/2018LeagueDjurgårdens IF (A)
07/10/2018LeagueDalkurd FF (H)
21/10/2018LeagueBK Häcken (A)
28/10/2018LeagueIFK Norrköping (A)
31/10/2018LeagueAIK (H)
04/11/2018LeagueTrelleborgs FF (A)
11/11/2018LeagueHammarby Fotboll (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1AIK0000000
2IF Brommapojkarna0000000
3Dalkurd FF0000000
4Djurgårdens IF0000000
5IF Elfsborg0000000
6IFK Göteborg0000000
7BK Häcken0000000
8Hammarby Fotboll0000000
9Kalmar FF0000000
10Malmö FF0000000
11IFK Norrköping0000000
12Örebro SK0000000
13Östersunds FK0000000
14IK Sirius0000000
15GIF Sundsvall0000000
16Trelleborgs FF0000000
Arsenal FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
11/08/2017LeagueLeicester City FC (H)W 4-3Lacazette 2, Welbeck 45+2, Ramsey 83, Giroud 85
19/08/2017LeagueStoke City FC (A)L 0-1
27/08/2017LeagueLiverpool FC (A)L 0-4
09/09/2017LeagueAFC Bournemouth (H)W 3-0Welbeck 6, 50, Lacazette 27
14/09/2017UEL1. FC Köln (H)W 3-1Kolašinac 49, Alexis Sánchez 67, Bellerín 82
17/09/2017LeagueChelsea FC (A)D 0-0
20/09/2017CupDoncaster Rovers (H)W 1-0Walcott 25
25/09/2017LeagueWest Bromwich Albion FC (H)W 2-0Lacazette 20, 67 (P)
28/09/2017UELFC BATE Borisov (A)W 4-2Walcott 9, 22, Holding 25, Giroud 49 (P)
01/10/2017LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (H)W 2-0Monreal 16, Iwobi 56
14/10/2017LeagueWatford FC (A)L 1-2Mertesacker 39
19/10/2017UELFK Crvena zvezda (A)W 1-0Giroud 85
22/10/2017LeagueEverton FC (A)W 5-2Monreal 40, Özil 53, Lacazette 74, Ramsey 90, Alexis Sánchez 90+5
24/10/2017CupNorwich City FC (H)W 2-1 aetNketiah 85, 96 ET
28/10/2017LeagueSwansea City AFC (H)W 2-1Kolašinac 51, Ramsey 58
02/11/2017UELFK Crvena zvezda (H)D 0-0
05/11/2017LeagueManchester City FC (A)L 1-3Lacazette 65
18/11/2017LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (H)W 2-0Mustafi 36, Alexis Sánchez 41
23/11/2017UEL1. FC Köln (A)L 0-1
26/11/2017LeagueBurnley FC (A)W 1-0Alexis Sánchez 90+2 (P)
29/11/2017LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (H)W 5-0Lacazette 3, Giroud 68, 87, Alexis Sánchez 69, Özil 72
02/12/2017LeagueManchester United FC (H)L 1-3Lacazette 49
07/12/2017UELFC BATE Borisov (H)W 6-0Debuchy 11, Walcott 37, Wilshere 43, Polyakov 51 (og), Giroud 64 (P), Elneny 74
10/12/2017LeagueSouthampton FC (A)D 1-1Giroud 88
13/12/2017LeagueWest Ham United FC (A)D 0-0
16/12/2017LeagueNewcastle United FC (H)W 1-0Özil 23
19/12/2017CupWest Ham United FC (H)W 1-0Welbeck 42
22/12/2017LeagueLiverpool FC (H)D 3-3Alexis Sánchez 53, Xhaka 56, Özil 58
28/12/2017LeagueCrystal Palace FC (A)W 3-2Mustafi 25, Alexis Sánchez 62, 66
31/12/2017LeagueWest Bromwich Albion FC (A)D 1-1McClean 83 (og)
03/01/2018LeagueChelsea FC (H)D 2-2Wilshere 63, Bellerín 90+2
07/01/2018CupNottingham Forest FC (A)L 2-4Mertesacker 23, Welbeck 79
10/01/2018CupChelsea FC (A)D 0-0
14/01/2018LeagueAFC Bournemouth (A)L 1-2Bellerín 52
20/01/2018LeagueCrystal Palace FC (H)W 4-1Monreal 6, Iwobi 10, Koscielny 13, Lacazette 22
24/01/2018CupChelsea FC (H)W 2-1Rüdiger 12 (og), Xhaka 60
30/01/2018LeagueSwansea City AFC (A)L 1-3Monreal 33
03/02/2018LeagueEverton FC (H)W 5-1Ramsey 6, 19, 74, Koscielny 14, Aubameyang 37
10/02/2018LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (A)L 0-1
15/02/2018UELÖstersunds FK (A)
22/02/2018UELÖstersunds FK (H)
25/02/2018CupManchester City FC
01/03/2018LeagueManchester City FC (H)
04/03/2018LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (A)
11/03/2018LeagueWatford FC (H)
17/03/2018LeagueLeicester City FC (A)
01/04/2018LeagueStoke City FC (H)
07/04/2018LeagueSouthampton FC (H)
14/04/2018LeagueNewcastle United FC (A)
21/04/2018LeagueWest Ham United FC (H)
28/04/2018LeagueManchester United FC (A)
05/05/2018LeagueBurnley FC (H)
13/05/2018LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Manchester City FC272331792072
2Manchester United FC271755511956
3Liverpool FC271593613154
4Chelsea FC271656492353
5Tottenham Hotspur FC271575522452
6Arsenal FC271368513645
7Burnley FC27999212436
8Leicester City FC279810394035
9Everton FC279711324634
10AFC Bournemouth278712314131
11Watford FC278613374730
12West Ham United FC277911344630
13Newcastle United FC277713253628
14Brighton & Hove Albion FC2761011223628
15Crystal Palace FC276912254227
16Swansea City AFC277614203727
17Huddersfield Town FC277614234727
18Southampton FC2751111284026
19Stoke City FC276714275325
20West Bromwich Albion FC2731113214020

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Östersunds FK

  • UEFA Europa League - Second qualifying round
    (13/07/2017)
    Östersunds FK 2-0 Galatasaray AŞ
    1-0 Ghoddos 68, 2-0 Hopcutt 90+2
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero (81 Hopcutt), Sema (88 Somi), Widgren, Bachirou, Nouri, Mensah, Mukiibi (76 Bergqvist), Ghoddos
  • (20/07/2017)
    Galatasaray AŞ 1-1 Östersunds FK (agg: 1-3)
    0-1 Nouri 60 (P) , 1-1 Ahmet Çalık 69
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero, Sema (81 Hopcutt), Widgren, Bachirou, Nouri, Mensah, Mukiibi (65 Bergqvist), Ghoddos (65 Edwards)
  • Third qualifying round
    (27/07/2017)
    Östersunds FK 1-0 CS Fola Esch
    1-0 Bachirou 50
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero (46 Hopcutt), Aiesh, Sema (70 Bertilsson), Edwards, Widgren, Bachirou, Nouri, Mukiibi (62 Mensah)
  • (03/08/2017)
    CS Fola Esch 1-2 Östersunds FK (agg: 1-3)
    1-0 Bensi 53, 1-1 Somi 59, 1-2 Pettersson 66
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Hopcutt (80 Mukiibi), Gero, Björkström (46 Ghoddos), Widgren, Somi (85 Sollander), Bachirou, Nouri, Mensah
  • Play-off
    (17/08/2017)
    PAOK FC 3-1 Östersunds FK
    0-1 Nouri 21 (P) , 1-1 Léo Matos 38, 2-1 Prijovic 77, 3-1 Prijovic 88 (P)
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Aiesh, Sema (71 Gero), Widgren, Bachirou, Nouri, Mensah, Mukiibi (71 Bergqvist), Ghoddos (81 Björkström)
  • (24/08/2017)
    Östersunds FK 2-0 PAOK FC (agg: 3-3)
    1-0 Ghoddos 71, 2-0 Ghoddos 77
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Hopcutt (90 Mensah), Aiesh, Edwards, Somi (60 Sema), Bachirou, Nouri, Mukiibi (67 Widgren), Ghoddos
  • Group stage
    Group J - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Athletic Club63218511
    Östersunds FK63218411
    FC Zorya Luhansk6204396
    Hertha BSC Berlin6123675
    Matchday 1 (14/09/2017)
    FC Zorya Luhansk 0-2 Östersunds FK
    0-1 Ghoddos 50, 0-2 Gero 90+4
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Hopcutt (57 Mensah), Aiesh, Sema, Edwards, Bachirou, Nouri (80 Gero), Mukiibi (67 Somi), Ghoddos
  • Matchday 2 (28/09/2017)
    Östersunds FK 1-0 Hertha BSC Berlin
    1-0 Nouri 22 (P)
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero, Sema, Edwards, Somi (56 Widgren), Bachirou, Nouri (88 Fritzson), Mukiibi (76 Mensah), Ghoddos
  • Matchday 3 (19/10/2017)
    Östersunds FK 2-2 Athletic Club
    0-1 Aritz Aduriz 14, 1-1 Gero 52, 2-1 Edwards 64, 2-2 Williams 89
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero, Sema, Edwards, Widgren, Bachirou, Nouri (89 Mensah), Mukiibi, Ghoddos
  • Matchday 4 (02/11/2017)
    Athletic Club 1-0 Östersunds FK
    1-0 Aritz Aduriz 70
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero (74 Hopcutt), Sema, Edwards, Widgren (79 Somi), Bachirou, Nouri (79 Aiesh), Mukiibi, Ghoddos
  • Matchday 5 (23/11/2017)
    Östersunds FK 2-0 FC Zorya Luhansk
    1-0 Grechyshkin 40 (og) , 2-0 Ghoddos 77
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero (85 Mensah), Sema, Edwards, Somi (92 Widgren), Bachirou, Nouri, Mukiibi, Ghoddos
  • Matchday 6 (07/12/2017)
    Hertha BSC Berlin 1-1 Östersunds FK
    0-1 Papagiannopoulos 58, 1-1 Pekarík 61
    Keita, Pettersson, Papagiannopoulos, Gero (46 Widgren), Sema, Edwards, Somi (78 Hopcutt), Bachirou, Nouri, Mukiibi (90 Arhin), Ghoddos
  • Round of 32
    Matchday 7 (15/02/2018)
    Östersunds FK-Arsenal FC
  • Matchday 8 (22/02/2018)
    Arsenal FC-Östersunds FK

Arsenal FC

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group H - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Arsenal FC641114413
    FK Crvena zvezda6231329
    1. FC Köln6204786
    FC BATE Borisov61236165
    Matchday 1 (14/09/2017)
    Arsenal FC 3-1 1. FC Köln
    0-1 Córdoba 9, 1-1 Kolašinac 49, 2-1 Alexis Sánchez 67, 3-1 Bellerín 82
    Ospina, Mertesacker, Alexis Sánchez, Giroud, Walcott (83 Nelson), Holding (46 Kolašinac), Iwobi (68 Wilshere), Monreal, Bellerín, Maitland-Niles, Elneny
  • Matchday 2 (28/09/2017)
    FC BATE Borisov 2-4 Arsenal FC
    0-1 Walcott 9, 0-2 Walcott 22, 0-3 Holding 25, 1-3 Ivanić 28, 1-4 Giroud 49 (P) , 2-4 Gordeichuk 67
    Ospina, Mertesacker, Wilshere, Giroud, Walcott, Holding, Mustafi, Maitland-Niles, Elneny , Nelson (79 McGuane), Willock (89 Nketiah)
  • Matchday 3 (19/10/2017)
    FK Crvena zvezda 0-1 Arsenal FC
    0-1 Giroud 85
    Čech, Debuchy, Wilshere, Giroud, Walcott, Holding, Maitland-Niles, Coquelin (90 Sheaf), Elneny , Nelson, Willock (89 McGuane)
  • Matchday 4 (02/11/2017)
    Arsenal FC 0-0 FK Crvena zvezda
    Macey, Debuchy, Wilshere, Giroud, Walcott, Holding, Maitland-Niles, Coquelin, Elneny , Nelson, Willock (68 Nketiah)
  • Matchday 5 (23/11/2017)
    1. FC Köln 1-0 Arsenal FC
    1-0 Guirassy 62 (P)
    Ospina, Debuchy (84 Nketiah), Mertesacker, Wilshere, Giroud, Holding, Chambers (67 Nelson), Welbeck (46 Iwobi), Maitland-Niles, Coquelin, Elneny
  • Matchday 6 (07/12/2017)
    Arsenal FC 6-0 FC BATE Borisov
    1-0 Debuchy 11, 2-0 Walcott 37, 3-0 Wilshere 43, 4-0 Polyakov 51 (og) , 5-0 Giroud 64 (P) , 6-0 Elneny 74
    Ospina, Debuchy, Wilshere, Giroud, Walcott (71 Nelson), Holding, Chambers, Welbeck (77 Nketiah), Maitland-Niles, Coquelin, Elneny (77 Willock)
  • Round of 32
    Matchday 7 (15/02/2018)
    Östersunds FK-Arsenal FC
  • Matchday 8 (22/02/2018)
    Arsenal FC-Östersunds FK

Last updated 08/02/2018 11:34CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDavid Fernández Borbalán (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesRaúl Cabanero (ESP) , Diego Barbero Sevilla (ESP)
  • Additional assistant refereesJavier Estrada (ESP) , Juan Martinez Munuera (ESP)
  • Fourth officialMiguel Martínez (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegateCharles Schaack (LUX)
  • UEFA Referee observerGuy Goethals (BEL)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
David Fernández Borbalán30/05/19731948

David Fernández

Referee since: 1986
First division: 2004
FIFA badge: 2010

Tournaments: N/A

Finals
N/A

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
14/07/2011UEL2QRBK HäckenFC Honka Espoo1-0Halmstad
08/11/2012UELGSFC AnjiLiverpool FC1-0Moscow
18/02/2016UELR32FC AugsburgLiverpool FC0-0Augsburg

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
31/05/2010U19ELITEUkraineEngland1-1Borodyanka
14/07/2011UEL2QRBK HäckenFC Honka Espoo1-0Halmstad
08/11/2012UELGSFC AnjiLiverpool FC1-0Moscow
10/12/2013UCLGSFC Bayern MünchenManchester City FC2-3Munich
09/12/2014UCLGSGalatasaray AŞArsenal FC1-4Istanbul
18/02/2016UELR32FC AugsburgLiverpool FC0-0Augsburg

Last updated 14/02/2018 03:14CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.