Aleksandr Hleb now tucking into a Belarusian whopper for breakfast.
And they beat Arsenal.
They were restricted to only loan signings in January and could feel the burn of missing out on the millions of prize money again.
"You try, you play, the goal does not arrive and you have to go home with the result you don't want but you have to pick yourself up and be ready for the second leg".
"It's the first match", said Emery.
"Today the first half was a good performance for us, we had chances to score, sometimes last week our chances were a goal and today is not". They struggled also defensively when they were 1-0 up - and they are organised and a competitive team.
"We play another 90 minutes next week and I am sure it's going to be different".
"I respect [BATE] and I know about them because we watched matches they played".
Ozil is not trusted by Emery and has started only five matches since November 11. We've left it more tricky for ourselves and we need to win at home'.
And some of the players, including former Gunners' midfielder Alexander Hleb, were spotted by football.london journalist Charles Watts enjoying an 8 am whopper at Burger King to celebrate their famous win.
"I didn't see the action but we spoke and frustration needs controlling", the Spaniard replied when asked about the sending off. It's bad news, this red card.
Alexandre Lacazette seemingly pulled it back for the visitors in the 55th minute with a near-post shot but was ruled offside.
"Letting the team down like that is the worst feeling", wrote the French forward on Twitter after the game. 'I should have stayed calm but it's not always easy. "Sorry. There are still 90 minutes to play and I believe that my teammates will make it to the next round".