Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has declared Wednesday's Champions League Group F away clash against Dortmund as a 'huge' test for the Gunners.

The vice-captain insists, however, that confidence is high in the Arsenal camp after their impressive 2-0 win against Liverpool at the Emirates on Saturday, the Independent reports.

The win put Arsene Wenger's side five points clear at the top of the Premier League and has cemented their Premier League credentials.

Arsenal are currently top of their Champions League group but competition is fierce with both Dortmund and Napoli level with the Gunners on six points.

Dortmund beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates a fortnight ago and a win in the revers fixture would take the pressure of the Gunners before their away fixture against Rafael Benitez' Napoli

"The Dortmund game is huge," said Arteta. "We knew this week was going to be tough and this is a good way to start it.

"Dortmund will be a very different game to Liverpool, with the way they play, so we will have to get ready for it.

"I didn't think Dortmund were the better team when they won at the Emirates last time. We conceded a goal when we were on top in the game, and were likely to score a second to kill the game.

"But we know in the Champions League against those teams you are limited to small chances, and it was our fault we lost, but I think we showed we are the same level as Dortmund.

"We don't want to go to Napoli needing a win. But when you look at the fixtures at the start of the group, it would have been strange if by the last game you are already qualified given the quality of the teams, so we might need to get something there, too."

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