It was Groundhog Day for Arsenal in Germany against Borussia Dortmund.

Losing 2-0 to one of Europe’s strongest teams away from home is, on the face of it, no cause for a serious inquest. But just when Arsene Wenger sweet-talks us into believing Arsenal is ready to challenge Europe’s elite, there was ample proof yet again that the Gunners are pretenders, not contenders.

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