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Get to know Arsenal

Find out everything you need to know about our Europa League semifinal opponent: Arsenal.

We're going to face Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League semifinals. Get to know our rival before the matches on 26 April in the Emirates Stadium and 3 May in the Wanda Metropolitano.


  temporada 17/18 | Arsenal, rival del Atleti en la Europa League | Palmarés
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Arsenal are one of the most successful clubs in England and have won numerous titles. They're the only club in English football history to go undefeated throughout an entire season, when they won the league in the 2003-04 season and were given the nickname 'The Invincibles'.


  Emirates stadium
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The Emirates stadium was inaugurated in 2006 and can seat 60,432 fans. It's in north London, precisely in Holloway, and was built to replace Highbury stadium.


  Arsene Wenger
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Arsène Wenger has been coaching Arsenal since 1996. In total, he's lead the club to glory and numerous titles. His biggest feat as Arsenal's manager is coaching 'The Invincibles' squad in the 2003-04 season to Premier League glory.


  Temp. 17-18 | Sorteo de semifinales de la Europa League | 13-04-18 | Arsenal team
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Arsenal are currently 6th in the Premier League with 54 points, three below 5th placed Chelsea. In the Europa League they finished top of the table in Group H. To get to the semifinals of the UEL, they knocked out Östersunds FK, AC Milan and CSKA Moscow.