At half-time in Baku, Arsenal had no idea of the nightmare which was set to unfold.
45 minutes later and their season had gone up in smoke, embarrassingly so.
Arsenal were beaten 4-1, conceding all their goals in a dismal second half where the team just fell apart.
Only good goalkeeping from Petr Cech and wastefulness from Chelsea prevented the scoreline from being even more embarrassing.
Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman reacted to the loss on Twitter and said that he feels sorry for the supporters.
Still in shock about that second half, so disappointing!! Same old same old.#feelforthefans— David Seaman (@thedavidseaman) May 29, 2019
Even for the fans watching at home it was painful, never mind the thousands who had travelled to Azerbaijan with their hard earned cash.
It wasn't just a trophy on the line for Arsenal, winning the competition would have booked a place in the Champions League.
Now they face the prospect of battling through the Europa League all over again.
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