Arsenal’s miserable run of form continued in the Europa League as a 2-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt saw them miss out on the chance to book a place in the knockout stages.
Arsenal’s seventh game without a win ramped up the pressure on manager Unai Emery as they missed the chance to book their place in the Europa League knockout stages.
The Gunners were in cruise control at the break after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave them a deserved lead just before half-time.
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But Eintracht Frankfurt made two changes at the break which paid dividends as a quick-fire Daichi Kamada double turned the game on its head.
Manchester United also suffered a 2-1 defeat in Astana as their young side failed to take the chance to impress after Jesse Lingard’s early opener.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s youthful side including six teenagers looked set to emerge with another win in the Europa League after captain Jesse Lingard’s early opener.
But Tahith Chong missed a golden chance to double their lead after the break before Dmitri Shomko fired the visitors level moments later.
Just after the hour mark, the visitors were behind as Di’Shon Bernard was helpless to prevent a cross deflecting off him and beyond goalkeeper Lee Grant.
United pushed for an equaliser but several smart saves from the Astana goalkeeper saw them suffer their first defeat of the Europa League campaign.