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 1-1 PSG
Sunday, November 11
Montpellier battled back from a goal down to take a point from their game with league leaders Paris Saint-Germain. Maxwell gave the visitors the lead just before the break, but Remy Cabella levelled on the hour. The result leaves Montpellier 14th in Ligue 1.

Schalke 04

Schalke 2-1 Werder Bremen
Saturday, November 10
Two second-half goals were enough for Schalke as they came from a goal behind to beat Werder Bremen. Aaron Hunt gave Thomas Schaaf’s team a lead they held until the hour, when Roman Neustadter restored parity. Substitute Julian Draxler hit what proved to be the winner nine minutes later. The three points ensure Schalke maintain second spot in the Bundesliga.

Olympiacos FC

AEK Athens 0-4 Olympiacos
Sunday, November 11
Olympiacos comprehensively saw off the challenge of AEK Athens as top met bottom in the Greek Super League. Djamel Abdoun opened the scoring midway through the first half, converting from the spot. Konstantinos Mitroglou extended that lead after 57 minutes before late goals from David Fuster and Mitroglou put a gloss on the scoreline. Olympiacos retain top spot - five points clear of their closest rivals. 

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12 Nov 2012