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Wenger rues missed chances as Arsenal draw

Published on Nov 7, 2012 8:11 AM

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AFP) - Manager Arsene Wenger was left rueing his side's missed chances after Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead as Schalke 04 fought back to draw 2-2 in the Champions League to leave Group B wide open.

The draw leaves Schalke top of the table with eight points while Arsenal are just a point behind in second, with Olympiakos third on six points after their 3-1 win over bottom Montpellier, leaving all still to play for in the group.

"It's an open group, I believe we are in a good position where you want to win your home game," said Wenger with Arsenal hosting Montpellier, bottom of Group B, in a fortnight while Olympiakos are at Schalke the same night.

"Schalke have to win their game against Olympiakos as well, so it will probably come down to the last game." England forward Theo Walcott squandered two clear chances to win the game, hitting the post in the final 15 minutes, then firing straight at Schalke goalkeeper Lars Unnerstall with virtually the last kick of the game.

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