Anderlecht vs Arsenal player ratings: Who was the star man on Arsene Wenger's 65th birthday?

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Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski scored in the final minutes to give Arsenal a stunning 2-1 victory over Anderlecht and a Champions League birthday present to manager Arsene Wenger.

With defeat seeming assured, Gibbs brought Arsenal back into the game in the 89th minute with a low volley. Podolski followed up from close range in stoppage time after a goalmouth scramble to keep the London side second in Group D.

Anderlecht had sensed victory after midfielder Andy Najar gave the Belgian champion a 1-0 lead with a powerful header which wrong-footed Arsenal's third-choice goalie Emiliano Martinez in the 71st minute.

But who was the star man for the Gunners? Click through our ratings gallery below

 

Dortmund leads the group with nine points ahead of Arsenal, whose coach Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday on Wednesday, with six points.

Anderlecht and Galatasaray have one point each.

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