Arsenal 4 CSKA Moscow 1: Aaron Ramsey And Alexandre Lacazette Doubles Give Gunners Deserved Win 

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side have done “half a job” after a “spectacular” first-half performance saw the Gunners take control of their Europa League quarter-final by demolishing CSKA Moscow in the first leg.Alexandre Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey scored two goals each as the Gunners hit four in 26 minutes before half-time. Arsenal were unable to add to their tally in the second half but they will head to Russia’s capital for the second leg next Thursday with a commanding lead.“We have to be realistic. We have to do the job over there, go and try to win the game, that’s the best way,” said Wenger. Ramsey’s side-foot finish set Arsenal on their way.Aleksandr Golovin levelled with a sublime free-kick before France striker Lacazette, who has recovered from a knee injury, made it 2-1 with a penalty after Mesut Ozil was fouled by Georgi Schennikov.Ramsey produced a brilliant third with an instinctive volleyed flick, with Lacazette adding a fourth after being picked out by the outstanding Ozil.

“We have done half of a job,” added Wenger. “There was a good pace in the first half, the two teams gave everything, which is why is was such a spectacular first half.”Photo Credit: Getty

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here