The midfielder got here off the bench to seal victory for the English Premier League aspect on the Karaiskakis Stadium
Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta hailed the impression of Mohamed Elneny and the remainder of the substitutes following their 3-1 over Olympiacos on Thursday night.
The Gunners took the lead within the 34th minute when Martin Odegaard’s magnificence beat goalkeeper Jose Sa.
Within the 58th minute, Morocco worldwide Youssef El Arabi levelled issues for the Greek Tremendous League aspect, earlier than the English workforce took the lead with 10 minutes left to play courtesy of Gabriel.
A brief nook was taken by Willian, who floated the ball to the again publish the place Gabriel charged in to look a terrific header throughout aim and into the far nook.
Elneny – an 81st minute substitute for Willian – settled the encounter with 5 minutes left to play towards Pedro Martins’ males.
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And the Spaniard, whose workforce are unbeaten of their final 4 video games in all competitions, mentioned the Egypt worldwide, together with fellow replacements Daniel Ceballos, Emile Smith-Rowe, Nicolas Pepe and Alexandre Lacazette, had been essential to his aspect’s success towards Pedro Martins’ aspect.
“I do not know, there may be nonetheless one other sport to play on this competitors and with this stage of opponent, something can occur,” Arteta instructed membership web site.
“So, we now have to be very ready to take the sport nil-nil and go and win it on the Emirates. Then we might be by way of.
“With Mo specifically and with the subs, I am extraordinarily delighted as a result of I understand how a lot they need to play and they’re key on this competitors.
“If you wish to achieve success, you want your subs to make an impression they usually’ve accomplished it tonight once more.
“And Mo specifically, due to how he is been coaching so laborious to enhance his taking pictures vary with Roundy [Steve Round] and he bought his reward tonight. It is essential for the workforce.”
Arsenal take a two-goal lead and three away objectives into the reverse fixture leg billed for the Emirates Stadium.
Olympiacos strive Larissa for measurement of their final league sport of the season subsequent, whereas the Gunners welcome Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur within the north London derby as they return to English division motion.