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Martins calls Olympiacos to battle in preparation for Arsenal

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Olympiacos coach, Pedro Martins has warned Arsenal that his side is coming to London to win with a Spartan style Greek battle cry, “This is Olympiacos!”

Arsenal left Greece with a solid win and a vital away goal. They beat Olympiacos away 0-1 in the Europa League Round of 32 first leg.

However, the Greek team’s coach Pedro Martins believes his side can turn things around.

Olympiacos are notoriously poor away from home in Europe. During the group stages of the Champions League, they failed to gain a single point away from home.

Although Martins feels that his side who scored two goals against Spurs, even though they lost 4-2, shows what they are capable of.

Speaking to Goal, he insists that shouldn’t right his team off just yet.

He said:

“Everybody in England saw during the games against Tottenham that they were two games that were balanced.”

“They were two amazing games.”

“It was tough for us, but it was also tough for Tottenham.”

“We have our quality.”

This match has Greek tragedy written all over it, but he rallied his troops and called them to battle in typical heroic Greek fashion.

He added:

“We will never change our identity, never.”

“This is Olympiacos and you will see that again in London.”

“I believe in this team because there is a good environment inside and a good spirit.”

“I believe we can win at Arsenal.”

The Greeks are already in London preparing for war.