Arsenal are reeling on a third consecutive Champions League loss for the first time in history should they succumb to defeat against in form Bayern Munich at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.
Manager Arsen Wenger is confident his team can build on their good performance in Premier League to upset the German giants but admit Arsenal must balance right to edge out a sensational Bayern Munich side this season.
The Gunners have had a disastrous start to their European campaign, losing their first two matches against Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiakos Piraeus to remain at the ottom of the table, which their German opponents top with six points.
Placed second in the league and from the back of a 3-0 triumph in their last two outings, Wenger is optimistic Arsenal can down Bayern in match day three to pick first victory.
However, Arsenal biggest worry is Bayern’s forward Robert Lewandowski. The polish has scored 22 goals already for club and country this season, including 15 in his last seven matches and can cause havoc anytime if not well marked.
Other matches will see Bate Borissov takes on defending champions Barcelona, Chelsea will be away to Dynamo Kiev while Bayer Leverkusen hosts AS Roma.