Arsenal 1-2 Östersunds (4-2 on aggregate)

  • Arsenal into the last 16 despite dismal loss at the Emirates.
  • The Gunners trailed 2-0 at half-time after quick fire strikes from Hosam Aiesh and Ken Sema.
  • Sead Kolasinac pulled one back under a minute into the second-half.

Full-time: Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds (4-2 on aggregate)


Oh Danny. A loose pass out from the back leaves Welbeck with just one man to beat in the box to get the goal he has been chasing all evening. He drags the ball back onto his left foot to beat the remaining defender and fires low on goal, but it is straight at Keita in the Ostersunds goal.


Mkhitaryan picks up a yellow card for a late challenge; he's been woeful tonight.


Iwobi snatches at a shot as Holding slides a pass back to him, scooping it well over the bar. Ostersunds are clinging on to a famous win here, even if there Europa League campaign does come to an end.


Almost a third from Ostersunds! Ghoddos, out on the right, whips a superb ball into the box to pick out the clever run from Islamovic, who is breaking in at the far post. Chambers appears to get a slight nick on the ball to force the effort wide but a goal kick is awarded.


Wilshere pulled up just a moment ago after a heavy challenge but appeared to be fine. Wenger is taking no chances anyway with the Carabao Cup final looming on Sunday, the midfielder comes off to be replaced by Joe Willock.


Superb move from Arsenal, but Welbeck can't finish it off. Elneny frees Iwobi down the inside right who easily drifts past his man before clipping in a perfect cross for the former Manchester United striker. The cross is so good all he needs to do is nod it a few inches either side of the goalkeeper but his effort is straight at the goalkeeper.


Mkhitaryan tries to thread a pass through for Welbeck who has got inside his man but Keita in the Ostersunds goal scampers out to get their first.


Arsenal have settled down a bit here, but the game is now really being played at a walking pace.


Ostersunds nearly in for a third! Hopcutt knocks on a corner to Mukiibi who is inches away from diverting into the back of the net but Ospina gets there in a nick of time, collecting the ball ahead of him.


Welbeck now breaks into space inside the Ostersunds box and tries to chip the goalkeeper. It;s from a tight angle and Keita is pretty much stood on his line so I'm not quite sure what he was thinking there; easy catch for the goalkeeper.


Well, that didn't take long. Arsenal are straight out of the tracks, with Bellerin bursting into space down the right. He clips a ball into the middle that Mukiibi completely misses, allowing Kolasinac to rifle an effort home at the near post.


Goal! Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds (Sead Kolasinac, 46)


And we are back underway for the second-half.


Obligatory boos around the Emirates as the half-time whistle goes.


Half-time: Arsenal 0-2 Ostersunds


Two minutes of time added on.


Ghoddos tries to inflict more misery on Arsenal just before the break; lifting a very decent free kick over the Gunners wall from almost 30 yards out and keeping it on target. Ospina follows it all the way however and makes the save.


Arsenal's best chance of the game falls to Wilshere inside the box after a knockdown but he fires a wild effort clean over the bar.


Five minutes of the first-half remain.


Wilshere slides a superb ball through for Bellerin to run onto inside the box but Pettersson slides in to make a magnificent block to force the corner which Arsenal waste. Ostersunds desire here compared to that of Arsenal's at the minute is quite staggering.


Hector Bellerin and Jack Wilshere are having a rather animated debate over the space of 25 yards with a bit of an inquest going on into what has happened in this opening 35 minutes here. Arsenal have been truly rotten so far.

Hosam Aiesh

Hosam Aiesh's opener shell-shocked Arsenal... and it has only got worse since.


Curtis Edwards tries his luck from range after a neat lay-off into his feet on the edge of the D but couldn't quite wrap his foot around it. Moments ago there were shouts for an Arsenal penalty after Holding went down under a challenge from Nouri but the referee wasn't interested.