With Sporting Portugal Danny Welbeck in the 78th minute for the only hit of the contest. Sporting played without the still injured Bas Dost.
Arsenal plays in the Premier League and at times very attractive football. Monday waved the squad of Unai Emery at Leicester City. Under the leadership of the German technician Mesut Özil was 3-1 with some fine goals.
In Lisbon gunde Emery his star player a rest. It was immediately noticeable in the veldspel of the ‘Gunners’. Only in the second half there were great opportunities for the visitors. Welbeck, in the Premier League, especially sitting on the bench, thought in the 68th minute, 0-1. The kopdoelpunt of the spire, however, was rejected due to a push in the back of his opponent. Ten minutes later, gave Welbeck to Arsenal is still the profit with a stripe in the left corner.
Arsenal have nine points from three matches, Sporting has six.