In the Champions League, Arsenal require "more savviness" according to Rice.  

 Declan Rice challenged Arsenal to display more "savviness" after their Champions League inexperience cost them Wednesday's round-of-16 loss to Porto.  

 Arsenal lost 1-0 in the first leg at Estadio do Dragao when Galeno scored a spectacular 94th-minute goal after multiple individual mistakes by Arsenal.

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 Only Kai Havertz had participated in a Champions League knockout game for Arsenal in Portugal, although Rice had won the Europa Conference League and played alongside Bukayo Saka when England lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy.  

 Arsenal will try to save the tie at Emirates Stadium in three weeks, but Rice believes they must learn lessons to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since 2010.  

 He stated: "Last-minute inexperience is likely. We threw a ball away on the edge of our box twice and then he bent one in the top bins in the 93rd minute. There was certainly more savviness.  

 We need savviness to finish the game because if you can't win, don't lose, especially in a knockout game.  

 However, we remain optimistic. At halftime in a two-legged stalemate, we'll prepare for the second leg."  

 Arsenal missed a shot on target for the first time since January 2022, which was remarkable given their 11 unanswered goals in their previous two Premier League meetings away at West Ham and Burnley.  

 "Not every game is going to be fives and sixes," Rice said.  

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