Arsenal vs Molde LIVE! Europa League updates, live score and commentary stream

Follow all the action from Arsenal vs Molde with our live blog, including team news and updates from the Emirates as Mikel Arteta's men look to make it three wins from three in the Europa League.

Arsenal vs Molde LIVE! Europa League updates, live score and commentary stream

Can Arsenal secure another Europa League win? CREDIT: OFFSIDE

A very warm welcome to the Gooner Fanzine's live blog as Arsenal take on Molde.

We'll have all the action from the Emirates as the Gunners look to for another Europa League win.

Make sure to leave your thoughts on the game in the comments at the bottom of the page. We'd love to hear from you.

Live BLog Thursday Nov 5th

  1. 21:51 #545

    Full-time. Arsenal 4-1 Molde. Job done for the Gunners who move clear at the top of the group. Ellingsen's opener had them stunned, but own goals from Haugen and Sinyan in addition to strikes from Pepe and the superb Willock secured a comfortable win. That's all from us on the Gooner Fanzine live blog. Enjoy the rest of your night and we'll see you soon.

  2. 21:46 #544

    88'- GOALLLL ARSENAL! Willock gets the goal his performance deserves. Pepe slips him through and he smashes the ball into the roof of the net. 4-1

  3. 21:43 #543

    85'- CHANCE! Molde nearly get one back as James finds room on the edge of the area and his shot deflects off Luiz into the side netting. 3-1

  4. 21:39 #542

    81'- GOAL DISALLOWED! Arsenal have another ruled out. Pepe's neat flick sets up Cedric who crosses for Saka, but he somehow hits the post from close range before Nketiah turns home. Saka is offside though and the flag is up. 3-1

  5. 21:32 #541

    75'- CHANCE! Willock nearly gets the goal his performance deserves. He latches onto a long Luiz ball, but Linde keeps out his effort inside the area. 3-1

  6. 21:27 #540

    69'- GOALLLL ARSENAL! That should be game over now. Arsenal move the ball nicely and Saka makes an impact just after coming on. The youngsters cuts back from the left and it's on a plate for Pepe to stroke home with his left foot. 3-1

  7. 21:24 #539

    66'- Double change for Arsenal. Saka and Cedric replace Willian and Maitland-Niles. 2-1

  8. 21:23 #538

    66'- CHANCE! Kolasinac clips a cross to the far post and Pepe meets it on the half volley, but his effort is straight at Linde. 2-1

  9. 21:21 #537

    62'- GOALLLL ARSENAL! Another own goal but the Gunners won't care one bit! Xhaka clips a pass through for Willock who knocks it into the six-yard box. With players queuing up behind him, substitute Sinyan turns the ball into his own net and Arteta's men lead. 2-1

  10. 21:12 #536

    54'- WHAT A MISS! Kolasinac has missed a sitter! Willian's cross is pushed away by goalkeeper Linde and it drops to the Bosnian who has an empty net to hit from six yards, but he somehow puts it over. 1-1

  11. 21:09 #535

    51'- Short corner is eventually curled in low at the near post by Willian as he looks for Luiz, but the defender can't turn the ball towards goal. Down the other end, Mustafi ends a dangerous Molde attack as he heads away Bolly's cross. 1-1

  12. 21:03 #534

    46'- Back underway at the Emirates. 1-1

  13. 20:54 #533

    Thoughts on the first-half Gooners?

  14. 20:50 #532

    Half-time at the Emirates. Arsenal 1-1 Molde. Ellingsen shocked the hosts when he netted the opener for the away side from range, but the Gunners have struck back as Haugen's own goal sends the teams into the break all square. Arsenal should be ahead though after Nketiah's goal was wrongly ruled offside just moments before. All to play for in the second half.

  15. 20:47 #531

    45'- GOALLLL ARSENAL! This one will stand and the Gunners are level. Xhaka leads the break and then plays Pepe down the right. His cross is towards Nketiah but Molde defender Haugen gets the final touch as he turns the ball into his own net. Justice at the Emirates. 1-1

  16. 20:45 #530

    43'- GOAL DISALLOWED! Patient build up from Arsenal ends in Pepe cross for Nketiah who taps home inside the six-yard box, but the flag is up for offside. The striker was about a yard onside, while Willock behind him was offside. That really should stand. Where is VAR when you need it? 0-1

  17. 20:38 #529

    37'- Arsenal have upped the tempo in the last few minutes and are playing some nice football, but the final ball is all that's lacking as Molde hold firm. 0-1

  18. 20:34 #528

    33'- Willock presses Molde into a mistake at the back, winning the ball and beating his man, but the Norwegian's clear for a corner. Willian plays it in, but it comes to nothing. 0-1

  19. 20:32 #527

    29'- Arsenal still seeing plenty of the ball as they move Molde around on the edge of the box. They can't find a way through as Ceballos tries to feed Nketiah, but his pass is too heavy and it rolls out of play. 0-1

  20. 20:28 #526

    27'- Arsenal's bright start as certainly faded now. Just one shot so far and they trail at the Emirates. Molde look organised and disciplined. This could turn into a frustrating evening for the Gunners. 0-1

  21. 20:24 #525

    22'- GOAL MOLDE! Arsenal stunned at the Emirates. A long Leno goal kick is picked off and the ball works its way to Ellingsen on the right who catches the Gunners goalkeeper out with a low effort from range, finding the bottom corner expertly. Work to do for Arteta's side now. 0-1

  22. 20:22 #524

    20'- Maitland-Niles and Willock link well down the right again as the wing-back feeds the midfielder in behind, but the pass is heavy and Molde goalkeeper Linde easily gathers the low cross. 0-0

  23. 20:19 #523

    17'- Leno called into action for the first time as he comes to punch clear a free-kick before being fouled. Meanwhile, play is stopped for a second time as the linesman's microphone is being fixed. You just can't trust technology, can you? At least there is no VAR tonight! 0-0

  24. 20:16 #522

    14'- Molde come forward down the right and a low cross is played in by Wingo, but Ceballos and Luiz get the ball clear. Arsenal seeing more of the ball, but their Norwegian opponents have proved hard to break down so far. 0-0

  25. 20:07 #521

    5'- CHANCE! Ceballos frees Pepe down the right and he bursts forward before feeding Nketiah in behind. The striker clips the ball over the goalkeeper, but Bjørnbak is there to scramble the ball away. 0-0

  26. 20:05 #520

    3'- Nearly an early chance for Arsenal. Pepe, Maitland-Niles and Willock combine nicely down the right with the latter bending in a cross towards Nketiah, but he can't get a touch as the ball goes behind. 0-0

  27. 20:01 #519

    1'- Molde get the game underway at the Emirates. 0-0

  28. 19:58 #518

    Teams are out at the Emirates. Kick-off just moments away.

  29. 19:50 #517

    Just under 10 minutes until kick-off. What's your score prediction?

  30. 19:37 #516

    Fans of the FIFA video games may also recognise the name of Molde attacker Mathis Bolly. The Ivorian speed merchant was a fan favourite in older iterations of the franchise when he played in Germany for Fortuna Düsseldorf and Greuther Fürth.

  31. 19:29 #515

    Arsenal have never faced Molde before, but they have a good record against Norwegian sides. The Gunners beat Strømsgodset 3-1 and 4-0 in the 1971-72 European Cup, before 1-1 and 5-1 results against Rosenborg in the 2004-05 Champions League group stages.

  32. 19:25 #514

    As for Molde, Arsenal fans won't recognise many of the names in their starting XI, but one who might ring a bell is Magnus Wolff Eikrem. The 30-year-old midfielder was in Manchester United academy as a youngster and made nine appearances for Cardiff City in 2014. He captains the Norwegian side tonight.

  33. 19:22 #513

    Despite making nine changes, Mikel Arteta names a strong Arsenal side to face Molde this evening. Willian and Bernd Leno keep their places from the win at Old Trafford, Joe Willock is back in the team after impressing against Dundalk and Eddie Nketiah leads the line. What do you make of the starting XI?

  34. 19:18 #512

    Molde subs: Craninx, Ranmark, Risa, Sinyan, Moström, Christensen, Knudtzon, Brynhildsen, James, Pedersen

  35. 19:17 #511

    Molde team to face Arsenal: Linde, Wingo, Bjørnbak, Gregersen, Haugen, Aursnes, Hussain, Ellingsen, Eikrem, Bolly, Omoijuanfo

  36. 19:16 #510

    Arsenal subs: Runarsson, Macey, Bellerin, Tierney, Gabriel, Holding, Cedric, Partey, Elneny, Saka, Lacazette, Aubameyang

  37. 19:15 #509

    Arsenal team to face Molde: Leno, Mustafi, Luiz, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles, Kolasinac, Willock, Ceballos, Pepe, Willian, Nketiah

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