Europa League: Arsenal score 6 in rout of BATE

Europa League: Arsenal score 6 in rout of BATE

- Giroud, Walcott, and Wilshere all broke their goal scoring drought as Arsenal secured 6 - 0 win

- Arsenal qualify as group winners and could face any of the eight third-placed Champions League group stage teams

- AC Milan continue poor run of form with another 2 - 0 loss in just Gennaro Gattuso's second game in charge

Arsenal's second string side secured a comfortable 6-0 winners over BATE in an Europa League clash match they dominated from start to finish.

Debuchy's sweet strike opened the scoring, before Walcott tapped in a second and Wilshere smashed in a third before half-time.

Europa League: Arsenal score 6 in rout of BATE

Arsenal player's celebrate Debuchy's goal. Photo: Arsenal.com

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Things continued in the same vein in the second half, as Walcott's low cross forced a bizarre own goal from Polyakov, before a Giroud penalty that had to be retaken made it five.

A lovely Elneny curler put the icing on the cake for the Gunners who ran out 6 - 0 winners.

AC Milan needed a win to bounce back after the dramatic last-gasp draw suffered at Benevento but come home with a 2-0 defeat courtesy of one goal in each half: Puljic first, followed by Gavranovic.

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Europa League: Arsenal score 6 in rout of BATE

AC Milan striker Patrick Cutrone laments after missing a chance. Photo: acmilan.com

It was Gennaro Gattuso's second game in charge following his appointment after the sack of Vicenzo Montella.

At this stage of the competition, the eight third-placed Champions League group stage teams enter the competition, and are joined by the 24 teams who qualified through the Europa League group stage.

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