Wenger surprised game went ahead after crowd trouble

Arsenal v Cologne

Arsene Wenger was surprised Arsenal’s Europa League game went ahead after crowd problems caused by ticketless Cologne fans delayed kick-off.

About 20,000 away fans turned up in London despite the German club being given a ticket allocation of 2,900.

After Thursday’s 3-1 win at Emirates Stadium, Gunners boss Wenger said: “We live in a society of 100% security.