Unai Emery 'excited' by prospect of winning Europa League with Arsenal

Aubameyang 'visits' Wakanda with Black Panther mask in Arsenal win

All six Premier League teams have progressed to the quarter-final stage of the Champions and Europa League, the first time that has happened since 1971.

Only one side in Europa League knockout history had previously successfully overturned a 3-1 first-leg defeat - Fulham downing Serie A giants Juventus in 2009-10 - but Arsenal moved into the quarters, where they could face London rivals Chelsea.

Arsenal have missed out on Champions League football for the last two seasons, and their poor away record remains a big concerns. I said to the players today, I am excited about this competition.

It's not just because you can get to the Champions League through this competition.

"We played Manchester United on Sunday and today against Rennes after we were away in the first leg".

"It is not all like we wanted with the control, but I think as a competitive match, we did very well".

Henrikh Mkhitaryan sent Sead Kolasinac clear into space on the left wing to deliver a low cross and Aubameyang was there to tuck home, celebrating the goal by wearing a Black Panther mask.

In the past the striker has worn Batman and Spiderman masks to toast goals - but he explained why this time was a special moment.

"I needed a mask that would represent me", Aubameyang told BT Sport.

Arsenal made the ideal start after Maitland-Niles played the ball into Aaron Ramsey who squared for Aubameyang to slot home from close range to put the Gunners 1-0 ahead after only three minutes.

That's when Aubameyang scored his second goal of the game, ensuring that Arsenal would advance on a lovely passing play that beat Rennais' last defender back and the keeper for an easy tap-in to make it 3-0 Arsenal in the match and 4-3 on aggregate.

"Black Panther.in Africa and Gabon we are called the Black Panthers so it represents me - that's it". Regarding the Lacazette decision, the commission decided that his elbow against BATE was only worth a two-game ban.

"Then he made a challenge on (Ramy) Bensebaini which was also borderline, but the decision didn't go our way".

"There were quite a few things that went against us over the past couple of days. It's a learning curve for a club of our level, we don't have the power of Arsenal".

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