Slavia Prague grabbed an important away goal as they forced a 1-1 draw with Arsenal in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals.
Arsenal had a number of chances but failed to capitalize and were punished at death. Nicolas Pepe who came in as a substitute scored the opener for the Gunners but Tomáš Holeš netted the leveler in the stoppage time to deny the hosts the victory.
36 Lion product, Peter Olayinka played for over 80 minutes at Emirates Stadium on Thursday night.
In the 86th minute, Arsenal took the lead through substitute Nicolas Pepe. The former Lille man was put through by Piere-Emerick Aubamayeng and chipped the ball over the goalkeeper.
In the stoppage time, Arsenal conceded from a corner thanks to Holes’ goal, and Mikel Arteta was left fuming.
Arsenal remain unbeaten in their nine European meetings with Czech opponents (W7 D2) – however, this was the first time they’ve failed to win a home game against a side from the Czech Republic.