Arsenal’s Europa League Opponents Bodo/Glimt Forced to Walk to Emirates Stadium Alongside Fans

Arsenal’s Europa League Opponents Bodo/Glimt Forced to Walk to Emirates Stadium Alongside Fans

  • Norwegian club Bodo/Glimt had to take a rather unconventional route to the Emirates stadium after their bus got stuck
  • The players and members of the technical staff had to walk to the stadium ahead of their Europa League clash against Arsenal
  • They lost the game 3-0 to remain second with four points from three games

Bodo/Glimt players were on Thursday evening forced to walk to the Emirates Stadium ahead of their clash against Arsenal.

The Norwegian club was in England to face Arsenal in the Europa League when the bus that was taking them to the stadium encountered a minor hitch.

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Rob Holding scores Arsenal's second goal during their clash against Bodo/Glimt on October 6th. Photo by Marc Atkins.
Source: UGC

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According to the club's social media pages, the team's bus got stuck in one of the narrow streets in London and the players had to alight and complete the rest of the journey on foot.

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Whether the minor alteration to the initial plans affected the Norwegian club will linger in the minds of their fans as Arsenal thrashed them 3-0.

Mikel Arteta's good form this season continued with goals from Eddie Nketiah, Ron Holding and Fabio Viera. The side now sit top of the group despite playing only two games. The Gunner travel to Norway next week for the return leg after facing Liverpool over the weekend.

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The Gunners have started this season brilliantly, winning seven of their eight league games. On Saturday, they registered their biggest win in the league, a convincing 3-1 win over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

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