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The escalating tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine off the coast of Crimea have spilled over into football with UEFA deciding to relocate Arsenal's Europa League tie against FC Vorskla Poltava on Thursday to Kiev following the introduction of martial law in some parts of Ukraine.

Vorskla themselves then made some suggestions the game would not go ahead.

"I would like to say a lot about this", he said.

"We were preparing very much and it was expected to be like a holiday".

UEFA confirmed on Thursday that the Group E match will be played in Kiev as planned.

"The city really lost a holiday".

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Striker Eddie Nketiah was handed his first senior start as Zech Medley, Bukayo Sako and Charlie Gilmour all came off the bench for their debuts - with Arsenal finishing the game with six teenagers on the pitch.

Osei-Tutu, 20, is among seven young players who have been called by Unai Emery for the crunch game at the Oleksiy Butovsky Vorskla Stadium in Ukraine.

Arsenal got their noses in front through their teenage striker Emile Smith-Rowe after a attractive link up play between Aaron Ramsey and Nketiah and the ball fell kindly to the England U-19 star to make it 1-0. The Welshman stepped up to take and slotted the ball into the bottom corner.

'He is a good example for the other young players.

"He is taking confidence, he is taking responsibility and also I think today his performance in 90 minutes is very good", Emery said of Smith Rowe. We think they can help us but they need the confidence of playing matches, not only working with us in the training sessions.


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