Arsenal suffered one of those oh-so-familiar European results in their opening match of the new Champions League season, and Arsene Wenger will hope the Tuesday match at the Emirates against Olympiakos is one of those UCL games where the English Premier League club put on a show of attacking football worthy of replaying over and over again.
Even if Arsenal were severely hampered by an Olivier Giroud red card late in the first half, the performance, before and after, was not worthy of a victory, and, even if Wenger might deny that in public, the manager will know that perfectly well.
Arsenal do not have the greatest of records of late at home in the Champions League, but they do have a good one against Olympiakos, and a solid all-round performance is all that is needed for the English Premier League side to take their first three points of the European season.
"You have to win your home games if you want to qualify from the group stage, it is simple as that," Wenger said. "We cannot afford to drop points now against anyone at home."
Wenger made six changes to his starting XI for the opening match against Dinamo Zagreb, and with the big match against Manchester United five days away, the Arsenal manager is likely to go with a full-strength side this time around.
"I don't believe it is down to selection at all, I believe that the 20 players I have available can play in every single game," Wenger added. "I close my eyes, just take a position and I am confident we have a very strong team.
"On the day [at Zagreb], basically the same team played at Tottenham and won in the League Cup in a game that was much more physical, so I believe it was just on the night that we didn't play well."
Olympiakos went down at home to Bayern Munich in their opening Group F match, and with the Bundesliga champions expected to run away with top spot in the group, picking up points away from home could be crucial in deciding who will go through to the next round.
The Greek club will be more than happy to come away from the Emirates with a point, but they will also know Arsenal have a vulnerability about them, which doesn't entirely rule out all three.
"We never start the game thinking it is impossible to get a result, we never think that way," Olympiakos manager Marco Silva said. "We know it is a difficult game but it is a difficult competition.
"We know how big a team Arsenal are, but we believe in our abilities. We are ready. Against Bayern we played well and we were competitive but the result didn't reflect that.
"If you asked who would be the top two teams in the group, most would say Arsenal and Bayern, but football is not always like this -- there is no rule that says all favourites win their games."
Team news: Arsenal: Francis Coquelin has trained for the last couple of days and Wenger expects the midfielder to be fit for this match. In good time too, considering Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini, the other two options in central midfield, are doubts. Giroud is suspended, while Jack Wilshere, Danny Welbeck and Tomas Rosicky are on the treatment table.
Olympiakos: Midfielders Luka Milivojevic, Andreas Bouchalakis and Giannis Maniatis are ruled out for the Greek champions, while Manuel Da Costa and Alejandro Dominguez are doubts
Expected lineups: Arsenal: Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Cazorla; Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez; Walcott.
Olympiakos: Roberto; Elabdellaoui, Botia, Siovas, Masuaku; Salino, Cambiasso, Kasami; Fortounis, Pardo; Ideye.
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Arsenal vs Olympiacos is scheduled for a 7.45 pm local time (12.15 am IST, 8.45 pm CET, 2.45 pm ET) start. Ten Sports will show the match live in India, while the live streaming option is on Ten Sports Live.
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The Champions League Group F match between Arsenal and Olympiakos will be shown live in Australia, Middle East, North Africa and France on Bein Sports, while the online live streaming option is on Bein Sports Connect.