Here’s an outrageous prediction: Monaco 0, Arsenal 3 in Monte Carlo on Tuesday night and the Gunners advance to the Champions League quarterfinals.

As Arsenal trails 3-1 from the first leg when its football was lethargic, mistake-ridden and defensively naive the odds are against a miracle in Monaco. Yet Arsenal is equally capable of brilliance as it is frustration. Neither comes as a surprise to Arsenal followers and they will just have to wait until the dice are rolled in Monte Carlo.

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