With the start of the Premier League season in full swing, Arsenal begin their European campaign against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday, their first in the Champions League in six years. Mikel Arteta’s side continued their good form in the league last time out, coming away with an important away win against Everton and thus keeping pace with the early front-runners following the opening five games of the season.
But with the first international break of the campaign over, the biggest competition in European football kicks off for yet another season with many hoping to see the Gunners in action under the lights. Below, we have compiled a handy all-you-need-to-know guide on how to book your seat for an upcoming game at the Emirates, giving an answer to every first-time buyer's questions.
Arsenal say that, to ensure fairness and equal opportunity,tickets for UEFA Champions League fixtures will be sold via a ballot system exclusively for Arsenal members. For each match, members have a designated window in which to register either individually or as a group, provided that all members in the group meet the necessary requirements for the relevant ballot.
Timing doesn't matter when it comes to entering ballots, whether you are an early bird or a last-minute entrant, your chances of winning remain the same. The only crucial factor is that you submit your entry while the window is open. Ballots for the fixture with PSV closed on Wednesday, September 6 but hospitality packages still remain available here. If you have already purchased a season ticket, all three Champions League home group stage games are included.
Arsenal have stated that the vastly increased demand for tickets this season has meant ticket sales have become 'frustratingRead on football.london