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WATCH: Robben’s beauty, Alexis equalizer as Bayern, Arsenal level

Germany Soccer Champions League

Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski, second from left, argues with referee Milorad Mazic after a penalty call during the Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal, in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)


Bayern Munich and Arsenal are level after 45 minutes at the Allianz Arena, thanks to a gorgeous goal from Arjen Robben and a stubborn group of shots from Alexis Sanchez.

Robben started the scoring when Arsenal allowed him to dribble toward the middle from the left.

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The Gunners laid out the red carpet for Robben, and the Dutchman provided a show-stopper.

The Gunners have a valuable away goal thanks to a foul by Robert Lewandowski in the box, as Laurent Koscielny hit the deck hard after the forward missed a clearance.

Manuel Neuer parried Alexis’ penalty, but the Chilean forward scored on his third chance after his rebound was blocked as well.

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