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Rapid Vienna subs: Gartler, Hedl, Barac, Schick, Grahovac, Stojkovic, Knasmullner, Kara, Sulzbacher, Melih Ibrahimoglu.
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Rapid Vienna starting XI: Strebinger, Sonnleitner, Hofmann, Greiml, Arase, Demir, Schuster, Rizmaier, Ullmann, Alar, Kitagawa.
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Arsenal subs: Leno, Macey, Tierney, Holding, Chambers, Saka, Ceballos, Willian, Willock, Azeez, Smith-Rowe, Balogun.
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Arsenal starting XI: Runarrson, Cedric, Mustafi, Pablo Mari, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Elnenny, Pepe, Nelson, Lacazette, Nketiah.
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Stat: Having won both of their last two UEFA Europa League games, Rapid Vienna are looking to win three in a row in the competition for the first time since November 2015.
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Stat: Having won all four of their group stage games to this season's UEFA Europa League, Arsenal are looking to win each of their first five matches to a season in major European competition (excluding qualifiers) for only the second time.
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Stat: Joe Willock has been directly involved in five goals in his last three UEFA Europa League games for Arsenal, scoring two and assisting three.
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Stat: Rapid Vienna have lost three of their four away games against English opponents in all competitions, though they did win their last such visit 3-2 against Aston Villa in August 2010.
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Hello and welcome to the Europa League group stage match between Arsenal and Rapid Vienna from the Emirates Stadium. Kickoff is at 8pm UK time.
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We are underway as Rapid Vienna kick us off.
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Arsenal nearly have a chance as long Elnenny pass is headed back into danger by Sonnleitner and Greiml has to intercept well with Nketiah poised to benefit.
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Arsenal threaten after a lovely period of play. Lacazette slips in Pepe but he can't find a man in the box. Corner to Arsenal.
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Nelson delivers the corner for Arsenal take it short and when a cross reaches Mustafi at the back post, he scuffs his shot well wide.
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GOAL! LACAZETTE! The Arsenal captain for tonight rifles in a superb goal. Rapid Vienna give the ball, it falls to Lacazette and he smashes in from 35 yards. Arsenal 1-0 Rapid.
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Arsenal have had 72% of the possession here so far.
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Pepe and Nelson combine for a short corner for Arsenal but when the former delivers an inswinging left footed cross, it is cleared easily.
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Arase steps on Lacazette's toe and gives away a freekick to Arsenal. Pepe delivers but it comes to nothing.
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GOAL! PABLO MARI! Nelson delivers a corner from the left and Mari gets up well at the near post to flick a header home into the back post. Arsenal 2-0 Rapid Vienna.
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Nelson has an opening to make it 3-0 but Strebinger is quickly off his line to gather the loose ball after a heavy touch by the Arsenal winger.
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Richard Strebinger tries a through ball for the visitors, but Deni Alar is caught offside. They have barely threatened thus far.
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Close! Nelson does well and finds Lacazette on the edge of the box and the skipper strikes the post with a low effort. Arsenal so nearly had their third goal there.
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Demir hits a long range shot for Rapid Vienna but it goes well wide of the Arsenal goal. Pablo Mari had given the ball away cheaply for the hosts.
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Chance! Arsenal have sweeping move and Nelson finds Maitland-Niles charging forward, he cuts past two defenders but puts his effort wide when he should score.
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Arsenal are in control here with 6 shots and 74% of the ball. This is a cruise thus far.
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Kitagawa wins a corner for Rapid with a deep cross but Rizmaier delivers the corner into the box, Pablo Mari does well to head clear.
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Elnenny gives the ball away cheaply for Arsenal and Kitagawa can break but his touch is heavy and any danger disappears.
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Ullmann goes into the book for Rapid Vienna for clattering Lacazette with a poor challenge. A deserved yellow card.
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Ullmann is down getting treatment for the away side after he hurt himself in the process of committing that foul on Lacazette.
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Rapid Vienna have a rare attack and Elnenny trips Kitagawa and is shown a yellow card.
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Rapid Vienna take the freekick but Pablo Mari and Nketiah do well and when a long ball tries to find Hofmann, it's well overhit by Rapid.
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GOAL! NKETIAH! Arsenal put together a good move as Pepe finds Nelson, he sets up a shot Nketiah which Strebinger saves well but the strikes scores from the rebound. Arsenal 3-0 Rapid Vienna.
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The half time whistle blows with Arsenal 3-0 up and cruising as Lacazette, Pablo Mari and Nketiah are on target.
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The second half is underway.
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Rapid Vienna make a double change at the back as Schick replaces Ullmann and Barac comes on for Hofmann.
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GOAL! KITAGAWA! Rapid Vienna have a strong attack and Arase twice has shots blocked well by Kolasinac before Kitagawa rifles in past Runarsson. Arsenal 3-1 Rapid Vienna.
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Pepe tries to slip Nketiah through on goal but Rapid Vienna defend well and see the ball through to the goalkeeper.
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Strebinger takes too long on the ball for Rapid and Nketiah charges down his clearance but it's bounces out of a throw-in, much to the goalkeeper's relief.
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Lacazette comes close for Arsenal as he twists in the box and draws a fine save out of Strebinger. However the flag had gone up in the buildup.
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CHANCE! Arsenal should score but they are far too casual in the box as Maitland-Niles has a shot saved and Pepe lazily put the rebound wide with his weaker right foot.
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Mustafi is booked. It's not clear but it could be for dissent after the referee blew for foul on Strebinger after an Arsenal corner.
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Pepe goes on a mazy run but tries to beat one man too many and Rapid Vienna get back to make the tackle.
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Triple sub for Arsenal as Ceballos replaces Elnenny, Willian replaces Nelson and Smith-Rowe comes on for Lacazette.
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Chance! Ceballos slips in Pepe and he squares for Nketiah but he overhits the pass and the striker can't reach the ball. Arsenal are wasteful tonight.
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Rapid Vienna make a change as Kitagawa comes off and Kara comes on.
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GOAL! SMITH-ROWE. Maitland-Niles makes a good run on the outside of Pepe and squares for the nearly arrived substitute to finish easily. Arsenal 4-1 Rapid Vienna.
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Arsenal make a change as Chambers comes to replace Mustafi after 11 months out injured.
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Pablo Mari is now captaining Arsenal having taken the armband from Mustafi, who had taken over from Lacazette.
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Almost another for Arsenal as Smith-Rowe and Willian link up well and the former nearly finds Nketiah in the box to finish.
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Willian cuts inside and draws a save out of the goalkeeper but the offside goes up as Maitland-Niles had made a run across the 'keeper's line of vision.
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Rapid Vienna make a change as Sulzbacher comes on to make his debut with Alar going off.
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Sonnleitner is booked by Rapid Vienna for handball as Maitland-Niles tried to find Willian's run.
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Ceballos takes the freekick and it draws a good save out of Strebinger.
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Willian delivers a corner, Chambers nods towards goal but Greimel is on the line to clear.
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Arsenal make their final change as Balogun replaces Nketiah.
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Demir needs treatment for the away side after being winded.
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Cedric puts a cross into the box and Pablo Mari heads wide. He was still upfield after a corner for Arsenal.
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Arsenal have a spell of pressure and it ends with Balogun challenging for Pepe's cross in the box. Arsenal are still chasing a 5th goal here.
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Willian goes past Schick on the right for Arsenal but Sulzbacher goes well to head clear for a corner.
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Arsenal take a corner short but when Pepe delivers, it is overhit badly.
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Arsenal 4-1 Rapid Vienna. Lacazette, Pablo Mari, Nketiah and Smith-Rowe scored for Arsenal. Kitagawa scored for the away side. Thanks for joining us.
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Close! Ceballos gets a nice cross into the box but Balogun steers his effort over the bar. That was nearly a 5th goal for The Gunners.
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The fourth official indicates three minutes of added time to be played.
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Alex Runars...
Soares Cedric
Mustafi Shk...
Mari Pablo
Kolasinac Sead
Maitland-Ni...
Nelson Reiss
Pepe Nicolas
Elneny Mohamed
Nketiah Edward
Lacazette A...
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Strebinger ...
Sonnleitner...
Hofmann Max...
Greiml Leo
Arase Kelvin
Demir Yusuf
Schuster Lion
Ritzmaier M...
Ullmann Max...
Kitagawa Koya
Alar Deni
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Leno Bernd
Macey Matt
Tierney Kieran
Saka Bukayo
Ceballos Da...
Willian
Holding Rob
Chambers Calum
Willock Joseph
Balogun Fol...
Azeez Miguel
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Gartler Paul
N. Hedl
Barac Mateo
Schick Thor...
Grahovac Sr...
Stojković F...
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Kara Ercan
Sulzbacher ...
Ibrahimoglu...