Last Updated: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 06:40
Arsene Wenger refused to be downbeat following the 2-2 draw with Schalke but says Arsenal have to beat Montpellier next.
The Gunners chances of qualifying for the next stage of the Champions League remain firmly in the balance after they were held to a 2-2 draw against their German opponents on Tuesday night.
It could easily have been a crucial three points as goals by Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud put them two up but Schalke hit back through goals from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Jefferson Farfan.
Arsenal now have to beat Montpellier and hope Olympiacos lose at Schalke in the next round of matches or qualification will go to the final game.
"The group is open," Wenger said. "I believe we are of course in a position where you want to win our home game.
"If we win, we have a 50% chance to be through because Schalke plays Olympiacos here. They are in a position where they have absolutely to win that game as well.
"It will of course depend on our result first against Montpellier and then we will see what happens here. It could go to last game; we could, with luck, do it in the next game.
"Anyway, we are in a position where we must win against Montpellier."
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