UEFA Champions League: Arsenal ‘gunned’ down in Munich

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Bayern Munich saw off an early scare from Arsenal to win 5-1 in their 1st leg round of 16 fixture.

Bayern Munich’s Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara (2nd L) scores the 4-1 goal with Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal in Munich, southern Germany, on February 15, 2017.

Goals from Arjen Robben 11′, R. Lewandowski 53′, Thiago Alcântara 56′, 63′, and T. Müller 88′, ensured Bayern goes into the return leg in three weeks time with a four goals aggregate advantage. Alexis Sanchez scored from the rebound of a missed penalty kick.

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