Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

ICC orders Congo warlord germain Katanga to pay victims

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Trumpcare Falls Before First Hurdle

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Westminster Attack, Abadi in Washington (part 1)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Obamacare, Europe's Unholy Alliances, Martin McGuinness (part 2)

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Export bans hit Brazil amid tainted meat scandal

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Presidential election: French voters in turmoil

Read more

#TECH 24

Inside Netflix's war room

Read more

FOCUS

French Catholic voters remain faithful to scandal-hit Fillon

Read more

PEOPLE & PROFIT

Growing ambitions: The forces driving India's economy

Read more

Sports

Bayern beat Arsenal 2-0 in Champions League last 16

© afp

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2014-02-19

Bayern Munich won an action-packed Champions League last-16 first leg 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday after both teams missed penalties and Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off the pitch.

Second-half goals from Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller gave holder Bayern Munich a 2-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal and firm command of their last 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday.

Kroos scored in the 54th minute, curling the ball past Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, who came on after Wojciech Szczesny was sent off for fouling Arjen Robben.

An unmarked Mueller scored with a powerful header from close range in the 88th.

Both teams missed penalties in the first half, with Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil shooting straight at Manuel Neuer and Bayern midfielder David Alaba clipping a post.

Szczesny was sent off in the 37th minute for following through on Robben.

Arsenal now hopes it can repeat last year’s winning performance at Bayern in the second leg on March 11.

(FRANCE 24 with AP)

Date created : 2014-02-19

  • CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    PSG to face Leverkusen in Champions League last 16

    Read more

  • CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Milan, Arsenal advance to Champions League last 16

    Read more

  • Football

    PSG and Manchester United reach last 16 in Europe

    Read more

COMMENT(S)