Wenger: Arsenal has no choice but to “attack” Bayern in UCL

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There’s good news for neutrals: Arsenal is going to have to match Bayern Munich tit-for-tat on Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League.

Any thought of playing defensive against the German power went out the window when the Gunners lost their first two Group F matches at Dinamo Zagreb and home to Olympiakos.

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So, assuming selection, players like Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla will be matching their talents against the likes of Arturo Vidal and Franck Ribery.

From Sky Sports:

“The confidence level is there, the required result is there as well, because we know exactly what is needed – a 0-0 is not even a good result. To score goals, we have to attack.

“We feel a bit that the pain inflicted [in Europe] was a bit by ourselves, maybe subconsciously we thought, ‘Anyway we will win these’. Now to correct that we need a great performance.”

Arjen Robben is not yet ready for a return, so that’s good news for the Gunners. Now how to deal with, well, everyone else, as Bayern boasts 5-0 and 3-0 wins over the same opponents as Arsenal.

Get your proverbial popcorn ready (and your actual popcorn, if you’re a kernel fan).

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