Arsenal Beat Dortmund And Consolidates Its Leading Position. In an overall disappointing match, Arsenal has provided most against Dortmund by winning their qualification for the knockout stages thanks to the inevitable Robin van Persie, who scored twice.
Live from the Emirates Stadium
- The German fans flocked to support their team. And from the pre-game, it is they who have taken the lead in the stands of the Emirates, offering a good show.
- The Gunners shackle with a ninth match without defeat. After an early season of mixed, men Wenger seems indeed launched.
49th minute (1-0), Song feat left side which eliminates three German defenders in a handkerchief, combining power and technique before delivering a perfect cross for Van Persie stung the ball coming from the head.
85th minute (2-0), a corner of Arteta, Vermaelen deviates from the head at the near post, and Van Persie is crucified Weidenfeller a half-volley.
91st minute (2-1), well served by Lewandowski, Kagawa reduces the score by taking the ball of the foot flat to ten yards from goal English.
21st minute, Ramsey found Walcott over the German defense. The England international is trying to dribble Weindenfeller, but it is countered by the beautiful feet of the exit Dortmund keeper.
48th minute, launched in the penalty area, Kagawa hit off center. Szczesny intercepts in two stages.
50th minute, left alone behind the defense, dribbling Weindenfeller Gervinho, but sees him back Santana pinch the ball.
Game, players and referee
The game: The German fans had set the tone before the game. Excited, they set fire to the Emirates to push their players to victory. After five minutes enticing players between two teams, the first half gave way to a confrontation sad and locked with few opportunities.
Since the takeover, however, the Germans are trying to light the fuse by Kagawa (50th) before being showered by a feat of Song and the head of the inevitable Van Persie. What follows is some ground, the Germans, however, obliged to win, never manage to regain control of jeu.Van Persie will write a doubled yet the very end of game on a corner of Arteta, before Kagawa does not save the honor in the stoppages in play