The second match of the UEFA Champions League group stage between Arsenal and PSG was a bit of a war and most certainly scrappy.
With possession about even, PSG seemed to have more high-quality chances, but incisive play from the hosts made the score stay knotted up at two apiece.
Luck struck each team on Wednesday night in North London as Arsenal did the classic “kick the ball toward the goal and hope for the best” tactic and made it work as the ball took a hard deflection off Marco Verratti and ended up past PSG ‘keeper Alphonse Areola.
Lady Luck also favoured PSG, as a far-post header from Lucas going towards goal was nodded on by Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, putting it out of the reach of David Ospina.
A win would have locked up the top spot in Group A, a feat that the Gunners have not accomplished in a terribly long time. With one match-day left Arsenal will have to win and score as many as possible against Basel on December 6th in order to ensure they top the group.
Here are the three stars from the draw at the Emirates: