The Champions League Group Stage draw pitted Arsenal with Marseille, Olympiacos and Borussia Dortmund.

In Euro Watch, we take a weekly check on the progress of Arsenal's European opponents in their domestic leagues.

 

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund 5-1 Wolfsburg
Saturday, November 5

Borussia Dortmund continued their strong form in the Bundesliga with a convincing 5-1 victory over Wolfsburg on Saturday. Young midfielder Mario Gotze grabbed the game's first and last goals while Shinji Kagawa, Sven Bender and Robert Lewandowski were also on target. Former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb hit Wolfsburg's solitary goal.

Olympiacos FC

Aris 2-3 Olympiacos
Saturday, November 5

Olympiacos clung on to secure a vital 3-2 win over Aris on Saturday. Rafik Djebbour sustained his impressive run of goalscoring form with the opener and Francois Modesto made it two in the 28th minute. Aris pulled one back with 15 minutes remaining, but Jean Makoun restored the visitors' two-goal advantage in the 83rd minute. The hosts ensured a nervy finish with another goal a minute later, but Olympiacos held on for the win.

Olympique de Marseille

Marseille 2-0 Nice
Sunday, November 6
Marseille continued their resurgence in Ligue 1 with a late victory over Nice on Sunday. Substitute Jordan Ayew hit the opener in the 75th minute - just three minutes after coming on - before Loic Remy made sure of three points from the penalty spot with virtually the last kick of the game.

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