Arsenal started the game well controlling the game spreading out neat passes between Ozil, Carzola and Wilshere. The midfielders controlled the game in the starting hours of the game fortunately getting a penalty on the 8th minute after Boateng nicked Ozil forcing the referee to call for the penalty.
A chance to draw first blood was wasted by Ozil when he decided to go for a cheeky soft lobe over Manuel Nuer who was sharp on goal, saving easily to leave the game open.
Arsenals young striker Yaya Sonogo threatened in the air bulling the Bayern Munich defenders with his height connecting the ball to Arsenal attacking midfielders Carzola, Wilshere and Chamberlain to threaten on goal.
Kroos also attempted a shot in the 18 yard area which Szczesny comfortable saving to keep Arsenal in the game.
After the penalty the game settled down to tactic each team testing each other tactically trying to find weak links, Arsenal squandering some great chances to go top at the Emirates.
Gibbs jumped to head a ball which stretched him out getting an injury in the 30th minute forcing Wenger to an early substitute .Monreal entered the game playing his part well on the wing , Szczesny caused Wenger to substitute Carzola after he decided to go for a fifty fifty ball, tripping Robben unfortunately and getting red at the 39th minute .
Alaba given a penalty to draw out Arsenal to attack more missed in the 40th minute, the ball hitting the post and sliding out.
Kroos later Confirmed Bayern’s resilience taking advantage of their extra numbers to take a perfectly executed strike in the 55th minute scoring and confirming their dominance. Mueller a substitute later confirmed his quality in the 87th minute scoring in the box after making a run.
Elsewhere Clarence Seerdof playing at home in San siro was also unlucky conceding in the 83rd minute by virtue of Diego Costa’s brilliance capitalizing on a clearance error made by Ignazio Abate.
Belgium International was good on goal for Atletico Madrid making important saves, stopping kaka and Andrea from drawing first blood.
The match ended 1 – 0 giving the advantage to the away team,picking an important goal difference for the next visit at the Vicente Calderon.
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