3 talking points ahead of Arsenal vs Bayern

  • The Gunners are in the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years and face a huge test
Arsenal face a big test against Bayern Munich
Arsenal face a big test against Bayern Munich / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages
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2. Point to prove

Arsenal FC v FC Porto: Round of 16 Second Leg - UEFA Champions League 2023/24
Arsenal beat Porto on penalties in the previous round / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

Following their penalty shootout win over Porto in the round of 16, Arsenal were mocked by rival fans and portions of the media for their over the top celebrations. It's clear that the players celebrated in the way they did due to their passion for the club and their shared belief they are capable of winning the competition.

Given that Porto was considered by some to be 'easy' opposition, the Gunners will be looking to prove that they are more than capable of beating tougher opponents when they face Bayern on Tuesday.

In brilliant form in the Premier League, the Arsenal squad will be hoping to prove to their doubters that they are more than capable of competing to win both competitions and that perhaps their celebrations against Porto were justified.

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