Arsenal went into the match with some confidence. Not only did they win 6-1 over the weekend against Southampton, but Arsenal have never lost to a Ligue 1 team in the last eight European matches. After going down a goal in the ninth minute form a penalty, the game completely changed after goals from Podolski and Gervinho. The scored stayed the same for the rest of the game, taking Arsenal to the top of the group, tied on points with Schalke 04.
FT: Montpellier 1 - 2 Arsenal