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11/03/2014 09:04 GMT | Updated 11/03/2014 09:59 GMT

Bayern Munich V Arsenal: 6 Reasons For Gunners Optimism

MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 13:  Olivier Giroud (2ndR) celebrates scoring the 1st Arsenal goal with Theo Walcott (R) during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on March 13, 2013 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
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MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 13: Olivier Giroud (2ndR) celebrates scoring the 1st Arsenal goal with Theo Walcott (R) during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on March 13, 2013 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal face an unenviable task at Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena tonight as they attempt to become the first team to overturn a two-goal home leg deficit in the Champions League era.

Despite the daunting task, here are six reasons Gooners should be optimistic...

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