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Arsenal face Besiktas acid test

27 August 2014, 11:59

Lagos -  The scene shifts to north London for the second leg of Arsenal's Champions League play-off against Besiktas, with the Gunners yet to concede at home to Turkish opposition, Supersport reports.

Besiktas were unable to find a way through the Arsenal defence in Tuesday's first leg, which the visitors finished with ten men after Aaron Ramsey's late sending-off.

Form guide

Form guide (all competitions)

Arsenal: DDWW

Besiktas: DWW

Also read: Adam charged for Giroud clash

Ahead of their trip to Istanbul, Arsenal had yet to lose over 90 minutes to Turkish sides, conceding just twice in seven meetings: W4 D3 L0 (W2 D1 L0 at home – W2 D1 L0 away). However, those games include the 2000 Uefa Cup final, which Arsène Wenger's men lost 4-1 on penalties to Galatasaray AS following 120 goalless minutes in Copenhagen.

Arsenal have never shipped a goal at home to Turkish opponents.

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