Kudela, who insisted he swore at a Rangers player but denied using racist language, was given a 10-match ban by UEFA on Wednesday and subsequently missed Slavia’s 4-0 quarter-final defeat by Arsenal. Before the match, Arsenal’s captain for the night Alexandre Lacazette took a knee in front of the entire Slavia line-up, with his team-mates doing so behind him, before scoring twice. Nicolas Pepe and Bukayo Saka were also on target.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard ‘loved everything’ about Arsenal’s Europa League win over Slavia Prague | Football News 2:10
“I loved everything about the game,” Gerrard said in Friday’s press conference. “I loved the Arsenal performance, the way they went about it. I admired how they approached before the game, during the game, and after the game. I’m sure Glen did as well.” Gerrard added: “I was really proud watching Arsenal’s performance last night. Everything about it, the way they prepared for the game, the way the manager spoke, the way the players behaved before, during and after, and then to back it up with that level of performance, I sat there are really enjoyed that performance. I thought it was sensational.”
Kamara – an Arsenal academy graduate – liked three Twitter posts on Thursday evening, including Arsenal’s full-time graphic and a tweet which read: “This is for you Glen Kamara.” UEFA executive Alexey Sorokin has said the 10-match ban for Ondrej Kudela of Slavia Prague was correct and it is a ‘waste of time’ to criticise the length of the suspension. Kudela denies the allegation of racist abuse
Rangers to host Arsenal in commemorative friendly The game will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, July 17 but away fans will be unable to attend due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions.
Ibrox will host Rangers’ friendly with Arsenal in July Rangers will welcome Arsenal to Ibrox in July for a commemorative friendly as part of Rangers’ 150th anniversary celebrations.
“This fixture became an annual event for many years and was testimony to the deep friendship held by Rangers manager Bill Struth and Arsenal’s Herbert Chapman. Rangers will welcome Arsenal to Ibrox in July for a commemorative friendly as part of Rangers’ 150th anniversary celebrations.
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