A high mountain to climb for Arsenal’s Emery and his team when they welcome Ligue 1 side Rennes to the Emirate Stadium on Thursday night in the Europa League round of 16 second leg match.
Rennes shocked the North London club defeating the Gunners 3-1 last week in the first leg of the encounter.
It was a game the Gunners started on a high note as Alex Iwobi opened the scoring but lost the after Sokratis Papastathopoulos was sent off.
Rennes scored three goals without reply to take a commanding 3-1 lead to England.
Meanwhile, Emery’s side reacted positively to the disappointing loss in France by defeating Manchester United 2-0 in the English Premier League.
Arsenal team news and possible line-up
To the excitement of many Arsenal fans, Alexandre Lacazette has been cleared to play in the second leg of the Europa League last-16 tie against Rennes on Thursday after Uefa reduced his three-match suspension following an appeal.
Hector Bellerin (knee), Danny Welbeck (ankle) and Rob Holding (knee) remain out of contention, though Stephan Lichtsteiner is available.