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Molde vs Arsenal LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Europa League fixture tonight

Arsenal travel to Molde in the Europa League tonight as the Gunners look to secure their spot in the knockout stages of the competition.

Mikel Arteta’s men have nine points from nine so far in Group B, and a win would guarantee Arsenal’s progression. Molde are currently second in the group with six points, having beaten Rapid Wien and Dundalk but lost 4-1 to their Premier League opponents in the reverse fixture of this evening’s clash.

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Nice to hear genuine noise from fans inside the stadium, as opposed to piped in sound from TV broadcasters.

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Alexander Lacazette modelling off a nice Adidas hat/snood combination pre-kick off.

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Mikel Arteta will want his side to pick up a win at a time when Arsenal are visibly struggling to create chances.

In the Premier League, The Gunners have only scored once in their last five games.

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In fact, prior to their meeting with Molde earlier this month, The Gunners had only met Norwegian opposition on four occasions.

Arsenal have previously squared off against Rosenborg and Strømsgodset, winning three from four games.

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These sides have only ever met once before, in any competition.

Arsenal ran out 4-1 winners over the Norwegian side three weeks ago.

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PEPE HAS CHANCE TO SHINE AFTER DISMAL SENDING OFF

Nicolas Pepe came under intense scrutiny after his senseless headbutt left Arsenal in the lurch against Leeds. Here Richard Jolly explain why his £72m price tag has become such a burden on Mikel Arteta’s creatively struggling side.

£72million underachiever is remarkably the Gunners’ most recent scorer from open play, but that will hardly be enough to convince fans – or his coach – of his worth

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PEPE STARTS FOR ARSENAL

After being sent off for a headbutt against Leeds, Nicolas Pepe gets the nod again so to speak, starting on the wing. 

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ARSENAL AIM TO SECURE SPOT IN LAST 32

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