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Arsenal's Champions League hopes hanging by thread after defeat by Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich 5 Arsenal 1

By Mark Bryans

Published 04/11/2015

Bayern players acknowledge the fans after winning 5-1 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern players acknowledge the fans after winning 5-1 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger stands in his coaching zone disappointed during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil leaves the pitch after his team lost 1-5 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs leaves the pitch after his team lost 1-5 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller celebrates after his team won 5-1 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern players acknowledge the fans after winning 5-1 during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal's French defender Mathieu Debuchy (R) and Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) and Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) and Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa and Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (R) celebrate scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's German defender Per Mertesacker reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller scores the 5-1 goal past Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller scores the 5-1 goal past Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern's players celebrate with the fans after the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben scores the forth goal past Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben scores the forth goal past Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller through his shirt to the fans after the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's Austrian midfielder David Alaba celebrate after the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben applauds after the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben throughs his shirt to the fans after the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's Costa Rican striker Joel Campbell (L) vies with Bayern Munich's Austrian defender David Alaba during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHECHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHECHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
Arsenal's striker Olivier Giroud (L) and Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015. Bayern won the match 5-1. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHECHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Jerome Boateng of Bayern Muenchen attempts an overhead kick during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Petr Cech of Arsenal consoles Calum Chambers of Arsenal after the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Douglas Costa of Bayern Muenchen (c) celebrates with his team mates following the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Bayern Muenchen players celebrate in front of their fans following victory during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Thomas Mueller of Bayern Muenchen (r) celebrates with Douglas Costa of Bayern Muenchen on the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Thomas Mueller of Bayern Muenchen (c) celebrates with Douglas Costa of Bayern Muenchen on the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 04: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal looks dejected following the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at the Allianz Arena on November 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud reacts after scoring during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, right, scores during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud carries the ball after scoring his side's first goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, left, and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's David Alaba, 2nd from right, is celebrated after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger watches the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's David Alaba celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech looks on during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger watches the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's scorer Thomas Mueller, center, celebrates his goal with the team during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller, right, celebrates his goal with Bayern's first scorer Robert Lewandowski, left, during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's David Alaba celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy, left, and Bayern's Robert Lewandowski challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's head coach Pep Guardiola directs his players during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller scores his side's second goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller, second from left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech picks up the ball as Bayern's Thomas Mueller, third from right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin and Bayern's Douglas Costa, from left, challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Arsenal's Joel Campbell, left, and Bayerns Kingsley Coman challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, left, and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, center, claims a handball after Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, right, scored a disallowed goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, right, scores the opening goal past Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, left, during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bayern's Thiago, Arsenal's Olivier Giroud and Bayern's Javi Martinez, from left, challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, left, and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Arsenal's Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they were blown away by Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.

The Gunners came to Germany full of confidence and with history on their side having never lost at the Allianz Arena, but they were second-best throughout as Bayern showed that defeat at the Emirates Stadium a fortnight ago was the merest blip in their superb start to the season.

Robert Lewandowski put the hosts ahead early on as he sprung the rustiest of offside traps before a Thomas Muller brace as well as goals from David Alaba and substitute Arjen Robben did further damage - with Olivier Giroud scoring a scant consolation as Bayern ran out 5-1 winners.

This galling defeat is the third in four Group F games and Arsene Wenger's side are now six points off second spot with two games remaining.

Mesut Ozil thought he had levelled for the visitors but was instead cautioned for handball as he turned home a Nacho Monreal cross almost straight after Bayern has gone in front.

Just 10 minutes in and Arsenal afforded Thiago the freedom of Munich as the Spain international delivered a sumptuous cross to Lewandowski, who headed home his 18th goal of the season as Gabriel played him onside.

The Brazilian, playing as Laurent Koscielny sat on the bench as a precaution due to a hip problem, had dropped deeper than his fellow defenders to play Lewandowski onside and then committed the cardinal sin of stepping up too late - allowing the Poland international to open the scoring.

Ozil was away celebrating an equaliser almost straight from the restart but the German was booked as referee Gianluca Rocchi correctly ruled he used his elbow to turn home Monreal's cross.

Bayern then had two good chances to double their advantage but Cech was on hand to keep out Lewandowski on two occasions as the hosts built up a head of steam.

The second goal followed soon after as Philipp Lahm's cross was missed by Mathieu Debuchy, allowing Kingsley Coman to fire goalwards.

Muller was on hand to control the Juventus loanee's shot and turn past Cech with the help of a deflection off Mertesacker's shin.

Cech then made a superb stop as he tipped Muller's header over the crossbar but, having done his best to keep his side in the game, he could only get his fingertips to Alaba's shot as the full-back skipped past Santi Cazorla before lashing home the third just before half-time.

Pep Guardiola had resisted the temptation to play Robben despite the Holland international playing a full 90 minutes at the weekend - but he needed just one touch to add the fourth having come on for the impressive Coman nine minutes after the break.

Cazorla should have pulled one back having been played through by Giroud but shot straight at Manuel Neuer.

The Frenchman did much better with his own chance, controlling Sanchez's chipped cross and acrobatically volleying a consolation for Arsenal.

Robben should have added a fifth after rounding Cech but dawdled and was well challenged by a backtracking Gabriel but Muller made no mistake in slotting home his second of the evening in the dying minutes to make this Arsenal's worst-ever Champions League defeat.

Arsenal were taken apart by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday night, losing 5-1 in the German capital.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at how Twitter reacted as Arsene Wenger's men fell four behind until Olivier Giroud grabbed a consolation, but then shipped an embarrassing fifth.

"Bloody hell. Bayern are good!" - Gary Lineker points out the obvious.

"2-0. Arsenal are as dysfunctional as my dongle tonight. #afc" - Piers Morgan's woes are compounded by internet problems.

"It's days like this when people realise I've actually been right about Wenger & KP all along" - but Morgan still revels in old friend Kevin Pietersen scoring a hundred and Arsene Wenger struggling.

"4-0. This is already embarrassing, and heading inexorably towards abject humiliation. #afc" - more tears for Piers.

"Injuries I know, but it's men against boys tonight in the first half in Munich #BAYvAFC" - Alan Shearer on Arsenal's first half.

"We're gonna win 5-4 !" - No you're not, Ian Wright.

"It's fair to say we knew they were capable of this from the first game!! #qualityteam" - Ex-Gunner David Seaman knew what was coming after Arsenal won the reverse game.

The Gunners face a tough task to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages but defender Per Mertesacker is not about to throw in the towel.

"I think we have to win both games (against Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiacos) and get at least two goals against Olympiacos," the German told BT Sport.

"We went through an even more difficult period (in the past) so it's not over and that's how we approach the situation now.

"That was difficult tonight but we'll learn from it as always and bounce back quickly on Sunday.

"We need to put away the negative energy and fight back."

TWEET OF THE MATCH

Nooooooooooooooo ! - former Arsenal striker Ian Wright (@IanWright0) did not like what he saw at the Allianz Arena.

PLAYER RATINGS

Arsenal

Petr Cech: 6

Mathieu Debuchy: 4

Per Mertesacker: 5

Gabriel: 4

Nacho Monreal: 5

Francis Coquelin: 5

Santi Cazorla: 5

Joel Campbell: 5

Mesut Ozil: 5

Alexis Sanchez: 5

Olivier Giroud: 7

Substitutes

Kieran Gibbs: 5

Alex Iwobi: 5

Calum Chambers: 5

STAR PLAYER

Thiago: Plenty of candidates from the Bayern side but Thiago edges it as the midfielder was peerless for much of the contest. His lovely ball set up Lewandowski to send the hosts on their way and his seemingly effortless ability to control the game shone though once again.

MOMENT OF THE MATCH

Mesut Ozil: Rocchi and his fellow Italian officials did a superb job to spot Ozil's use of an elbow in what would have been a quick-fire equaliser for Arsenal. The German could have stooped down and headed goalwards but he shifted his body towards the ball and appeared to turn it home with his arm. Had that gone unnoticed it could have been a very different evening.

VIEW FROM THE BENCH

Arsene Wenger was dealt defensive blows in the build-up here as both Hector Bellerin and Laurent Koscielny were forced to miss out through injury. Add to that the lack of attacking options with Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey all injured and it was always going to be a tough ask. Debuchy was culpable for at least one goal having been asked to deputise for Bellerin, while Koscielny's replacement Gabriel played Lewandowski onside for the opener.

MOAN OF THE MATCH

The difference between top-level sides from the Continent in comparison to the Premier League was again brought into the spotlight here. Arsenal may have injury problems but Bayern were without Franck Ribery and Mario Goetze - while Robben and Arturo Vidal only came on with the match already won.

WHO'S UP NEXT

Bayern Munich v Stuttgart (Bundesliga, Saturday, November 7)

Arsenal v Tottenham (Premier League, Sunday November 8)

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