UCL: Arsenal maul RC Lens 6-0, United draw Galatasaray 3-3 on matchday 5
Arsenal have booked a place in this season’s round of 16 after annihilating RC Lens of France 6-0 at the Emirate stadium on Wednesday night....Click Here To Continue Reading>>
The Gunners only needed one point to be certain of reaching the knockout stages, but they didn’t settle for that target as they demolished their overmatched French opponents on a freezing night at the Emirates Stadium.
Kai Havertz, Gabriel Jesus, Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli scored for the Gunners before the half hour mark.
Martin Odegaard added the fifth just before the interval and Jorginho bagged his first goal for Arsenal with a late penalty to cap their biggest win this season. Get free visa to Canada with O’level result apply now!
With one game to spare, the Gunners are guaranteed to finish in first place as they sit four points clear of PSV Eindhoven.
PSV clinched the second qualification place from the group thanks to Lens’ loss and their win at Sevilla earlier on Wednesday.
Securing pole position in the group means Arsenal will have the advantage of a home tie in the last 16 second leg.
Lens had inflicted Arsenal’s only group stage defeat in October, but the Gunners made amends with a total demolition.