Arsenal out of Europe despite win

Arsenal have been eliminated from the Champions League on the away goals after beating Bayern Munich 2-0 in the second leg of their last sixteen tie.

Olivier Giroud gave the Gunners a perfect start, converting Theo Walcott’s cross to reduce the 3-1 deficit from the first leg after three minutes.

Lukasz Fabianski denied Arjen Robben after the break, before a Laurent Koscielny header gave the visitors hope with just under five minutes of the ninety to play.

However, Arsene Wenger’s men could not find the goal they needed to put themselves into the last eight of the competition, meaning that there will be no English representation in the quarter finals since the 1995/96 campaign, while Arsenal’s wait for a trophy goes on for another season.

The club will now focus their attention on their quest for a top four finish, which recommences with Saturday’s trip to Swansea City.

Elsewhere, Ryo Miyaichi’s season appears to be over after yet another injury setback.

The Japan international, currently on loan at Wigan Athletic, was stretchered off during the Latic’s 3-0 FA Cup quarter final win over Everton.

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez told the clubs website that he is “not very positive” regarding the results of the scan, with fears that the 20 year old has ruptured his ligaments.

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