Following their four consecutive defeats in all competitions, Arsenal produced a fine result to beat AC Milan with a 2-0 victory in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League at San Siro Stadium.
All thanks to the first half impressive goals by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey, both assisted by Mesut Ozil, to seal the morale boosting and a much needed win.
Ozil was the Man of the Match and have been involved in 100 goals for the Gunners, scoring a total of 37 (and counting) and 63 total assists (and counting).
The opening score started from Mkhitaryan when his deflected strike off Leonardo Bonucci in the 15th minute mark that turned to his first goal for the club.
Ramsey followed the goal with his great move against Milan’s goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in the fourth minute of the first-half stoppage time. (Don’t forget to check 12BET for more Soccer Betting Tips)
The result of the match means they need to defend their two-goal lead and book a quarterfinal spot when the Gunners host Milan on March 16, 2018 – 4:05 AM (GMT +8) at the Emirates Stadium.
“At some stage you need to respond, and to respond together with a good performance. That’s what we did tonight. We have won a game, we are not qualified. What the result will mean, it will lift the belief in the team again. Because when you lose three games in six days it’s always very difficult. But we want to keep our focus and finish the job next week.” Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger stated (Sign Up now for more updated news and sports events)
Moving forward, Arsenal will try to continue the momentum and be ready on the 30th match day of the Premier League to give their fans a smile on their faces when they welcome Watford at the Emirates.
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