Theo Walcott scored twice and Olivier Giroud notched his 100th Arsenal goal as the Londoners secured a second successive Europa League win, triumphing 4-2 at BATE Borisov.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave a first senior start to young midfielder Joe Willock and also named Ainsley Maitland-Niles and forward Reiss Nelson in his XI.
And after an opening spell in which Arsenal dominated possession, Willock was involved as they fashioned the first chance.
It came when he found Jack Wilshere and the...
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says only one or two of his academy prospects will start in Thursday's Europa League game at BATE Borisov, but challenged his youngsters to prove they are ready for the big stage.
Wenger left many of his regular starters at home when Arsenal travelled to Belarus on Wednesday, having played West Brom in the Premier League on Monday night.
A number of teenage prospects who have never played for the first team were on the plane, but Wenger said his plan is to field a lineup...
Ireland's Dundalk progressed to the Champions League's playoff stages after a 3-1 aggregate defeat of BATE Borisov -- securing European group-stage football this season.
The Airtricity League champions had lost the first-leg 1-0 but overcame the deficit against their Belarusian opponents through a goal in either half from David McMillan and a late third from substitute Robert Benson.
Stephen Kenny's side go into contention to face Manchester City, Porto, Villarreal, Roma and others for a place in...