Arsenal 0 Bayern Munich 2 player ratings: Who scored lower - Mesut Ozil or Wojciech Szczesny?
Man-for-man marking of how the players got on from the Champions League clash
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Thursday 20 February 2014
Arsenal saw Mesut Ozil miss a penalty and goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny sent-off as they succumbed to a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg.
The Gunners held-out in a first half that saw Ozil win a penalty only to have his lacklustre attempt saved by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, before Szczesny was shown a straight red card for bringing down Arjen Robben when the Dutchman was through on goal
The defeat echoes the same fixture last year, as Bayern head back to Munich with a two-goal cushion much like their 3-1 win at the Emirates gave them at the same point in last season's competition.
So how did each player get on? Click through our player ratings below...
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