Despite holding a 4-1 advantage from the first leg, the nervous Gunners were rocking after the hosts hinted at the week's latest European revival with goals from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin.
The Gunners did a pull goal back with 15 minutes remaining as Danny Welbeck combined with Elneny before calmly slotting past the on-rushing Akinfeev.
"Maybe we were a bit surprised by the intensity of the game and were not at the races, in the first half especially", he told BT Sport.
"When they scored their second goal we were a bit on the ropes but it was a good response from us".
Arsenal survived a scare at CSKA Moscow before advancing to the Europa League semifinals, where they'll be joined by Atletico Madrid, Marseille and Salzburg.
"We tried to improve the game level and improve our performance thanks to the substitutions but after 75 minutes, the tempo of the match began going down and down".
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UK Factory Output Fell in February
Overall industrial output, which also includes energy production, went up 0.1% in February, after a 1.3% rise the previous month. In addition, infrastructure or construction goods' output increased by 12.6 per cent and that of capital goods by 20 per cent.
Down 2-0 and on the verge of a shock defeat, Welbeck received the ball on the touchline and deftly lost his marker courtesy of a slick turn, before a give-and-go with Mohamed Elneny gifted the England striker a wonderful finish to give the Gunners a 5-3 lead on aggregate.
But how did the Arsenal players perform in Russian Federation? "Once we scored the 2-1, it was a big blow for them, and they didn't recover from that".
On reaching a European semi-final, Wenger continued: "It should be every year, never enough, could see in Europe a lot of turnovers, we need to be focused".
"Let's just play well against the team we get", he added.
Leipzig hit back through Jean-Kevin Augustin, and at that point they would have progressed on away goals, only for Dimitri Payet and Hiroki Sakai to score and make sure of Marseille's progress via a 5-3 aggregate success.
Favourites Atletico Madrid reached the last four after losing 1-0 at Sporting to go through 2-1 over the two legs. Munas Dabbur equalised instantly, though, to ensure that the home side at least had a fighting chance.
A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia , China, France, Britain or the United States to pass. Security Council was 12 in favor, with Russian Federation and Bolivia opposing and China abstaining.
South Africa is now fifth on the Commonwealth Game's medal's table with a total of 32 medals - 11 gold, 9 silver and 12 bronze. It is not the first time competitors have gone missing at worldwide events.
Other handset makers have to examine each update and, if necessary, tailor them to fit each of their own devices. ZTE and TCL appear to be among the worst offenders, while Google , Samsung and Sony are the best at patching.
She said students were encouraged not to share their stories or stories other students shared in the meeting. It is no secret the junior high and high school years can be challenging academically and emotionally.
Britain says scientific analysis of the poison is only one of the factors that has led it to blame Russian Federation . The UK's own experts had previously named it as Novichok, a nerve agent developed in the old Soviet Union.
Imran Khan said the Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif would be thinking that how they could make more money. He urged to mainstream FATA by introducing local government system and devolve power to local people.
The judges will determine whether the large share of the drug went missing for personal benefit or due to negligence. Standing before a judge, every police officer involved gave the same excuse, that the drugs had been "eaten by mice".
The particular strain of E. coli involved in this outbreak can cause bad stomach cramps, vomiting and bloody diarrhea. In a Tuesday, April 10 update, the CDC reports the outbreak had further reached the Midwest in OH and Pennsylvania.
Bruins teach Leafs a playoff lesson in Game 1
Just plain clowning the Tomas Plekanec line around in the attacking zone, Pastrnak's first try from between the circles. The Leafs did not have even one shot on goal during five-on-five play and were fortunate to be down only one goal.
Coutinho Could Get Champions League Medal If…
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is still in line to collect a Champions League winner's medal if Liverpool conquer Europe this season. I have that in my house in a cabinet but I say wherever I go I've only two European Cup winners' medals.
Palestinian shot dead at Gaza border
Demonstrations at the border fence between the Palestinian enclave and Israel since late last month have lead to deadly clashes. Meanwhile, Gazans are preparing for a third consecutive Friday of protests along its border with Israel.
Gender Pay Scorecard Grades Financial Firms
Kathleen Hochul, who rallied supporters clad in red hats and raincoats on Equal Pay Day from the steps of City Hall on Tuesday. This means that the median gender pay gap is the difference between women's median hourly wage and men's median hourly wage.
Aces take Wilson No. 1 in WNBA draft; Fever add 3 players
A'ja Wilson, the best player in the history of SC women's basketball, was picked first in the 2018 WNBA Draft on Thursday night. What have you been doing since the NCAA tournament? "They're not just the players on your scouting report anymore".
Trump Strategies to Pardon Scooter Libby
Many conservatives have been urging a pardon for Libby, including attorneys Joe diGenova and his wife, Victoria Toensing. Multiple people said they learned about Plame's identity from Libby, who denied being the source of the leak.
FG showers cash on Commonwealth Games medalists
The first round of missing athletes were discovered on Sunday when three of the team "departed the village". Ms Martin said the two athletes would be sent home on the first available flight.
Reliance Jio to launch 4G laptops powered by Snapdragon 835
After amassing a whopping 175 million user base in India , Jio is gearing up to cast an indelible impact in the mobile data space. The intent to develop such a laptop is being attributed to increasing the average revenue per user (ARPU) for Reliance Jio .
Knightdale incest couple, baby dead in multi-state crime scenes
The infant was later found dead in the home Thursday. "His wife broke up with him over the phone yesterday." the caller continued. His biological daughter, whom he married last July, 20-year-old Katie Pladl, was found dead in CT along with her adoptive father.
Donald Trump denies knowledge of Stormy Daniels settlement
Now, Cohen is set to argue that to participate in the Stormy Daniels suit will violate his right not to incriminate himself. Trump has been outspoken in the past about the character of people who invoke their Fifth Amendment rights.
Technical pattern built after a recent trade on Amazon.com, Inc
Cullinan Associates Inc decreased its stake in Amazon ( AMZN ) by 80% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 95% are positive. 74 are the (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s ratings reports on April 12, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.