Arsenal v Vorskla Europa League match 'will go ahead in Kiev tonight'

Russian tensions forces UEFA to move Vorskla Poltava vs Arsenal to safer haven of Kiev

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It's understood some of a small group of Arsenal support staff were also already in Poltava before Uefa's decision, while the Gunners' plane carrying them to Kiev had technical difficulties which meant their pre-match press conference was delayed by 90 minutes.

Arsenal are now on top of their Europa League group with 13 points, their next game in the competition will be against Qarabag on December 13. While Stephan Lichtsteiner, Petr Cech and Carl Jenkinson get a look-in, there are also starts for Joe Willock, Emile Smith Rowe, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Matteo Guendouzi and Eddie Nketiah.

Captain Aaron Ramsey was the next to score, converting a penalty that he won, fouled inside the area by Ardin Dallku to double his side's lead.

Smith Rowe saw another goal ruled out for offside in the second half and went close with another effort while he impressed with his dribbling and technique.

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Meanwhile, 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi scored Chelsea's third goal in their easy 4-0 win over ten-man PAOK after a brace from Olivier Giroud.

So, if you want to watch all the action from Arsenal's Europa League match today then here's how to tune in online.

Played in a sparsely attended stadium after the game was moved from Poltava due to security concerns, the clash was a one-sided affair.

Arsenal, who have already qualified for the knockout stages, finish group play against Qarabag at the Emirates on December 13, needing only a draw to ensure top spot over Portugal's Sporting CP, who are also into the round of 32.

Excluding qualifiers, Arsenal have kept three consecutive away clean sheets in European competition for the first time since a run of five en route to reaching the 2005-06 Champions League final.

Bordeaux´s French forward Nicolas De Preville (R) and Bordeaux´s French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni celebrate after scoring a goal during the Europa league football match of Group C between Bordeaux and Slavia Prague on November 29, 2018 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. "I'm happy to return here, since I've played at Donetsk's Metalurh and Shakhtar; [but] I've missed Donetsk more".

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