- Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds FK
*Arsenal progresses to round of 16 after winning 4-2 on aggregrate
Sead Kolasinac thumped home a response early in the second half to mark his first start since New Year’s Eve with a vital goal.
Kolasinac controlled and quickly thrashed home with his right after Mukiibi fluffed his lines trying to clear Hector Bellerin’s cross.
Arsenal progressed 4-2 on aggregate having won 3-0 at the Jamtkraft Arena in the first leg of this round of 32 Europa League last Thursday under freezing conditions (played in -4C temperatures on a 4G plastic pitch).
Nacho Monreal, Sotirios Papagiannopoulos and Mesut Ozil scored during the victory for Arsenal on the road in Sweden.
Late last year, Östersund condemned Zorya to a 2-0 loss at Arena L’viv in Ukraine to become to attain their first win in a European competition.
Saman Ghoddos and Alhaji Gero’s goals inspired the club to become the first Swedish side to win a UEFA game in Ukraine.
Arsenal thus qualifies to the round of 16 stage.
There are no seeds for this stage of the competition, meaning that when the draw takes place at Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon on Friday.
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- Athletic Bilbao (Spain)
- Atletico Madrid (Spain)
- CSKA Moscow (Russia)
- Borussia Dortmund (Germany)
- Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine)
- Lazio (Italy)
- Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia)
- Lyon (France)
- Marseille (France)
- Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic)
- RB Leipzig (Germany)
- RB Salzburg (Austria)
- Sporting Lisbon (Portugal)
- Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)