Bayern Munich and Arsenal Battle to 2-2 Draw in First Leg of Champions League 2023/24 Quarterfinal

In an electrifying clash at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal and Bayern Munich fought to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals for the 2023/24 season.

The match saw Arsenal take an early lead as Bukayo Saka whipped in a stunning finish past Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 12th minute. However, Bayern quickly responded, with former Gunner Serge Gnabry levelling the score at 1-1 in the 18th minute.

Bayern seized the lead in the 32nd minute when Harry Kane converted a penalty after William Saliba brought down Leroy Sané in the box, making it 2-1 in favour of the German side.

Arsenal fought back valiantly, with Gabriel Jesus conjuring up magic in the box to set up Leandro Trossard for the crucial equalizer in the 75th minute, bringing the scoreline level at 2-2.

Watch Arsenal vs Bayern Munich First Leg Match of the Champions League 2023/24 Quarter Final

In the dying moments of the game, Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka had strong appeals for a penalty waved away after a collision with Bayern’s Neuer in stoppage time, leaving both teams deadlocked at the final whistle.

The match showed the intense competition between two European giants, setting the stage for an eagerly anticipated second-leg showdown as both teams vie for a spot in the Champions League semifinals.

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