Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: Why are there no away fans at the Emirates Stadium?

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: Bayern Munich fans at the Emirates back in 2015.
Bayern Munich fans at the Emirates back in 2015. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich takes place tonight at the Emirates Stadium – but it'll be a 100 per cent home crowd.

For one night only, Gooners will fill the away end as well as the home end, giving Mikel Arteta the advantage of 60,000 fans packed into the ground, as his side looks for an edge in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. With Bayern Munich all but out of the Bundesliga title race, too, they may never have a better chance at a semi-final. 

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.