Arsenal v Anderlecht - JG Preview

Lukas Podolski against Anderlecht

The boys take on Anderlecht in the Champions League at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday.

You can find out more about our opponents below:


Anderlecht Full name: Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht
Manager: Besnik Hasi
Club colours: Purple shirts, purple shorts and white socks
Nickname:Purple and White


Three facts about Anderlecht:
Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski scored in the final minutes of the first encounter as Arsenal came from behind to win 2-1.
Anderlecht have only beaten English sides six times in 29 attempts.
The Belgian champions have only won one of their last six games.


Andy Najar AnderlechtSTAR MAN
Andy Najar
Arsenal had to stage a late comeback when these sides met two weeks ago after Andy Najar had given Anderlecht a shock lead. The wide man threatened the Gunners’ defence with his pace and directness so they will need to be on the top of their game to stop him from finding the net again.