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  • Whirlwind Bayern Crush Arsenal 5-1

  • Bayern Munich extend their record to 16 consecutive home wins in the competition.

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Arsenal - UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - 15/2/17 Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller celebrates scoring their fifth goal with teammates Reuters / Michaela Rehle Livepic, photo: Reuters/Michaela Rehle, Livepic

15 of February 2017 15:59:35

 MUNICH – Bayern Munich crushed Arsenal 5-1 in their Champions League round of 16 first leg on Wednesday, scoring three goals in a dazzling 10-minute spell in the second half to extend their record to 16 consecutive home wins in the competition.Thiago Alcántara struck twice and Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben and substitute Thomas Müeller were also on target as the Bavarians, struggling for form recently, inflicted Arsenal's first defeat of the season in Europe's premier club competition.Alexis Sánchez had equalized for the visitors, scoring on the rebound after Manuel Neuer saved his 30th-minute penalty.The sides meet for the second leg in London on March 7.


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