Who did Arsenal play in the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1979?
As winners of the 1979 FA Cup Final, Arsenal entered the European Cup Winners’ Cup in the 1979–80 season. The club defeated Fenerbahçe, 1. FC Magdeburg and IFK Göteborg, before facing Juventus in the semi-finals.
Is Arsenal out of the Champions League 2019?
In 2019, Arsenal, under new manager Unai Emery, managed to reach the final of the UEFA Europa League, where they lost 4–1 against fellow Premier League club Chelsea. This defeat ensured that Arsenal would spend its third consecutive season since 2017–18 out of the UEFA Champions League.
How did Arsenal qualify for the Europa League?
By winning the 2019–20 FA Cup (and finishing 8th in the league ), Arsenal qualified for the Europa League for the fourth consecutive season. They reached the semi-finals, losing 2–1 on aggregate to Villarreal, who went on to win the tournament.
Which footballers have backed Arsenal to win the Champions League?
Former Dutch international Johan Cruyff backed Arsenal to win the competition, saying "If Arsenal win it playing football the way only they know how then Europe would be proud to have such champions".