After Blackburn Rovers, it is Bayern Munich – can Arsenal get their season back on track with a morale-boosting victory over the German champions in tonight’s Champions League clash?
Arsene Wenger is under pressure to produce in a competition that represents Arsenal’s only chance of ending an eight-year trophy drought, but with Jupp Heynckes’ side running away with the Bundesliga, the Gunners could hardly have a more difficult tie.
That is shown in the odds on offer from bwin, who make Bayern the 4/5 favourites, with the draw at 27/10 and Arsenal the 31/10 outsiders.
But before you have a bet, take a look at these alternative statistics you might not have seen.
3: Arsenal have lost just three of their last 50 Champions League games at home. Arsene Wenger’s side are 19/20 to avoid defeat tonight.
5: The number of Arsenal’s 13 home Premier League matches have seen at least five goals scored. You can get 4/1 that there are over 4.5 goals in the match.
10: Bayern have kept ten clean sheets in 11 away matches in the Bundesliga. The German champions are 7/4 not to concede a goal at the Emirates.
14: The amount of times Bayern have scored three or more goals in a match this season. bwin go 12/5 that Munich strike three or more times.
2005: Arsenal’s only win over Bayern came in 2005, when a Thierry Henry goal gave the Gunners a 1-0 triumph. It is 23/2 for a repeat scoreline.