The Champions League Group Stage draw pitted Arsenal with Montpellier, Olympiacos and Schalke.

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


Montpellier 1-0 Bordeaux
Sunday, November 25
Montpellier returned to winning ways in Ligue 1 after seeing off the challenge of Bordeaux. The visitors had won their previous three league games but were undone by Remy Cabella’s 69th-minute winner. The victory sees Montpellier rise to 12th in the Ligue 1 table.

Schalke 04

Schalke 1-1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Saturday, November 24
Schalke were held at home by Frankfurt despite taking an early lead at the Veltins-Arena. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gave the hosts the lead after 11 minutes, but Stefan Aigner levelled the scores just two minutes later. The draw sees Schalke drop down to third in the Bundesliga.

Olympiacos FC

PAOK 1-1 Olympiacos
Sunday, November 25
PAOK equalised late on to take a share of the spoils as first met second in the Greek Super League. Rafik Djebbour had given Olympiacos the lead just before the half hour, but Stefanos Athanasiadis struck two minutes from time. Despite the draw, Leandro Jardim’s side are eight points clear at the top of the table.

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26 Nov 2012