Arsenal's group in this Champions League campaign has summed up their season perfectly.
They're top of it, by three points, and only need one more to qualify - yet there is still doubt amongst the fans, media and even players that they won't do it and they'll be joining Tottenham and Swansea in the Europa League.
Arsenal have been superb this season and the last thing they deserve is to be playing on Thursday nights. That would be a travesty for the fans, but most importantly the players too.
The team itself is inexperienced and some will argue that if Arsenal go crashing out after being in this commanding position then it will destroy all confidence that has made this team perform so will this season.
That doesn't look like happening due to the sheer quality that Arsenal are playing at, it is truly breathtaking what this team is currently doing. They ripped apart Napoli and put the game to bed within 15 minutes, a resilient display saw them conquer last season's runners-up Borussia Dortmund and now a calm, but collected performance against a, let's be honest, average Marseille side.
The Arsenal team need to start believing in themselves. After they beat Liverpool 2-0 there was that sense that they were genuinely surprised that they had won. They shouldn't have been surprised, they were fantastic.
That leads me on to my final point - and the most important. They need to believe in themselves otherwise results will drop. They're playing superb football and knocking anything out of their way.
All they need now is the belief.
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