Arsenal must score early against Monaco says Ozil [divider]
Arsenal star Mesut Özil believes his side must score early against Monaco in the Champions League second-leg game.
“It’s very important to score early, but we will remain patient,” Özil told the official Arsenal website.
The World Cup winner also underlined that Arsenal have not given up hope of making it past Monaco despite losing the first leg 3-1 at the Emirates.
Özil stressed that the Gunners will fight till the 90th minute to book a place in the quarter-finals.
“We want to fight and battle from the first minute until the last,” he added.
The Gunners would become the first Premier League side to qualify for the quarter-finals if they knock Monaco out of the competition.
Chelsea, Liverpool have already been eliminated from the competition and Manchester City face a tough test away to Barcelona.
Arsenal needing to score at least three times in the return game at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday.