Disaster striking at Arsenal? Don't write them off vs Sheffield Wednesday

Arsenal are 3-0 down to Sheffield Wednesday.

Arsenal's night against Sheffield Wednesday is not going to plan so far.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was injured after just five minutes before his replacement Theo Walcott was taken off himself, with Ismael Bennacer brought on in his place.

It got worse for the Gunners. They went a goal down to a strike from winger Ross Wallace, before another summer signing Lucas Joao doubled the lead before half-time. Hutchinson made it 3-0 after 51 minutes.

Arsenal have not recovered from a two goal deficit since 2012, but that can in part be put down to the fact they don't suffer such a scoreline too often.

When they last did, the circumstances were familiar, more dramatic, and the comeback more spectacular.

Arsenal went 4-0 to Reading in the League Cup that night at the Madejski Stadium, before coming back to draw 5-5 on the night, and record a 7-5 win in extra time.

Arsene Wenger has seen it all before, and if his side were capable of seeing off Bayern Munich a week ago, fans should not give up on a second half comeback against Sheffield Wednesday.

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