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Bodo/Glimt started their warm-up for his or her Europa League conflict at Arsenal somewhat sooner than anticipated on Thursday when their group bus failed them on the strategy to the stadium.

After the coach managed to get caught on a very tight nook within the north London streets surrounding the Emirates, the Norwegian aspect have been pressured to alight and stroll the ultimate stage of their journey.

“The bus was driving in a slim avenue the place we met one other automotive,” membership captain Ulrik Saltnes informed Dagbladet. “The query was: who would give method? Sadly, our man withdrew.”

In taking his diversion, the driving force steered his car down a aspect avenue that was too tight to traverse on the angle he had entered it.

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Bodo/Glimt posted clips on social media of their gamers and employees submitting out of the stranded bus and away alongside the pavements of North London, a few kilometre shy of their precise vacation spot.

“The bus obtained caught within the slim again streets and we use our legs for the final hundred metres,” the membership wrote of their submit.

“We’re most likely the primary group to come back strolling to the Emirates,” Saltnes added. “However that is usually us. A variety of unusual issues have occurred when we now have been on European excursions!”

A second video displaying the group strolling towards the stadium in among the many hordes of Arsenal followers, who have been seemingly unaware that they have been strolling aspect by aspect with that night’s opposition, was accompanied by the caption: “Membership on tour.”

“It was a bit unusual however personally I believe it was a bit humorous too,” Bodo head coach Kjetil Knutsen informed reporters after the sport.

“It is traditional Bodo/Glimt. Right here we needed to get off the bus and go to the stadium. It was particular. The driving force merely obtained caught. However we arrived in good time.”

Sadly issues did not get a lot better for Knutsen’s aspect because the night progressed because the reigning Eliteserien champions discovered themselves on the unsuitable finish of a 3-0 defeat.

Objectives from Eddie Nketiah, Rob Holding and Fabio Vieira sealed a cushty win for Arsenal, who sit prime of Group A having overseen an ideal begin to their European marketing campaign.

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