Feb 15, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at ​Allianz Arena

5-1

Robben (11'), Lewandowski (53'), Alcantara (56', 63'), Muller (88')
Hummels (26'), Lahm (83')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Sanchez (30')
Mustafi (15'), Sanchez (33'), Xhaka (60')
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Result: Ruthless Bayern thrash Arsenal in first leg
Bayern Munich all but ensure their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 5-1 victory over Arsenal in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
Reaction
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'We must regroup'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger urges his side to immediately 'regroup and focus' after their devastating defeat at Bayern Munich.
Feb 17, 10:13
Arsene Wenger serves the sass during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Arsene Wenger denies dressing-room row
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denies reports of a dressing-room bust-up after the side's thrashing at Bayern Munich.
Feb 17, 09:53
Alexis Sanchez in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Alexis Sanchez 'to quit after Arsenal dressing-room row'
Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sanchez reportedly decides to leave the club this summer after the Gunners' devastating defeat at Bayern Munich.
Feb 17, 09:16
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Bob Wilson: 'Arsenal are lacking leaders'
Former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson claims that the club lack enough leaders compared to their teams of the past.
Feb 16, 15:58
Philipp Lahm of Bayern Munich talks to the media prior to the UEFA Super Cup match between Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea FC at Stadion Eden on August 29, 2013
Philipp Lahm: 'Bayern Munich in a very good position'
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm says that his side are in a "very, very good position" to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Feb 16, 15:36
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Lee Dixon expecting Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal
Former Arsenal full-back Lee Dixon is now expecting Arsene Wenger to leave the club at the end of the season following a spell of three defeats in four games.
Feb 16, 15:09
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Oliver Kahn slams "passive" Mesut Ozil
Former Germany international Oliver Kahn criticises Mesut Ozil for being too "passive" during his side's 5-1 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich.
Feb 16, 14:59
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Bob Wilson: 'Arsene Wenger criticism is unfair'
Former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson claims that the players, and not manager Arsene Wenger, are to blame for the team's 5-1 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich.
Feb 16, 14:36
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Oliver Kahn: 'Arsenal players have lost faith in Arsene Wenger'
Former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn believes that the Arsenal players no longer take manager Arsene Wenger seriously.
Feb 16, 14:22
Laurent Koscielny reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Laurent Koscielny: 'We need to stick together'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny urges his side to stick together in the wake of their 5-1 Champions League defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich.
Feb 16, 13:25
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti praises "perfect" Thiago Alcantara
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti hails Thiago Alcantara following the midfielder's brace against Arsenal on Wednesday night.
Feb 16, 11:58
Laurent Koscielny reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Laurent Koscielny: 'Arsenal still alive in last-16 tie'
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny insists that his team are still alive in the last-16 stage of the Champions League.
Feb 16, 11:04
Roy Keane, Aston Villa assistant manager looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on October 4, 2014
Roy Keane "not surprised" by Arsenal defeat
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane says that he was "not surprised" that Arsenal suffered a heavy defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
Feb 16, 09:26
Kieran Gibbs of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 29, 2014
Roy Keane: 'Kieran Gibbs not captain material'
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane says that Arsenal were "in trouble" when Kieran Gibbs took the armband during Wednesday's clash with Bayern Munich.
Feb 16, 09:13
sene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger may have made his mind up on Arsenal future'
Martin Keown believes Arsene Wenger may have realised that his time at Arsenal is up following their 5-1 thrashing at Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Feb 15, 22:49
Arsene Wenger strikes a pose on September 24, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Bayern Munich are a better team than Arsenal'
Arsene Wenger admits that Bayern Munich are "a better team" than Arsenal after their 5-1 thrashing in Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first leg.
Feb 15, 22:28
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Bayern Munich thrashing is Arsene Wenger's lowest point as Arsenal boss'
Martin Keown believes that Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in their Champions League last-16 first leg is Arsene Wenger's "lowest point ever".
Feb 15, 22:14
The Match
Match Report
Bayern Munich all but ensure their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 5-1 victory over Arsenal in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Bayern Munich's 5-1 victory over Arsenal in the first leg of their last-16 tie in the Champions League.
Team News
Granit Xhaka comes straight back into Arsenal's starting lineup for the Champions League meeting with Bayern Munich as one of two changes from last time out.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the first leg of the Champions League last-16 clash between Bayern Munich and Arsenal.
Head to Head
Nov 4, 2015 7.45pm
Group F
Bayern Munich
5-1
Arsenal
Lewandowski (10'), Muller (29', 89'), Alaba (44'), Robben (55')
Giroud (69')
Ozil (12'), Campbell (24')
Oct 20, 2015 7.45pm
Group F
Arsenal
2-0
Bayern Munich
Giroud (77'), Ozil (94')
Giroud (83')
Mar 11, 2014 7.45pm
Feb 19, 2014 7.45pm
Arsenal
0-2
Bayern Munich

Sanogo (56'), Rosicky (86')
Szczesny (37')
Kroos (54'), Muller (88')
Boateng (8'), Mandzukic (45')
Build-up
David Ospina makes a save during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
David Ospina: 'Arsenal players must take responsibility'
Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina acknowledges that every player must be at the top of their game if they are to overcome Bayern Munich over two legs.
Feb 15, 17:51
Former Germany player Michael Ballack looks on during the World Cup qualifying match between Austria and Germany on September 6, 2013
Michael Ballack: 'Arsenal must believe that they can beat Bayern Munich'
Michael Ballack believes that Arsenal are capable of defeating Bayern Munich in their Champions League last-16 tie.
Feb 15, 09:35
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Mats Hummels: 'No chance of Arsenal dropping Mesut Ozil'
Mats Hummels admits to being 'surprised' by press reports that suggest Mesut Ozil may be left out of Arsenal's side for the trip to face Bayern Munich.
Feb 14, 20:41
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti: 'Past record against Arsenal counts for nothing'
Carlo Ancelotti claims that Bayern Munich's record against Arsenal over the past five years will not come into consideration when preparing for their latest battle.
Feb 14, 20:23
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal face a massive challenge against Bayern Munich'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger acknowledges that his side face a "massive challenge" against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night.
Feb 14, 18:27
David Ospina makes a save during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Arsene Wenger confirms David Ospina selection
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that David Ospina will start in goal for the Gunners against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Feb 14, 18:16
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez in action during the EFL Cup clash with Reading at the Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2016
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez ruled out of Bayern Munich clash
Arsenal will be without Lucas Perez for their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich after the Spanish striker picked up a hamstring injury.
Feb 14, 18:03
Shkodran Mustafi in action for Arsenal on September 10, 2016
Shkodran Mustafi: 'Arsenal can beat Bayern Munich'
Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi insists that his team can overcome Bayern Munich in the last-16 stage of the Champions League.
Feb 14, 15:35
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrates scoring during the German first division football Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Cologne on October 24, 2015
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben: 'Arsenal pose real threat in Champions League'
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben believes that Arsenal pose a big danger ahead of their last-16 Champions League tie.
Feb 14, 12:39
David Ospina makes a save during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Arsene Wenger 'to select David Ospina over Petr Cech for Bayern Munich showdown'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly opts to play David Ospina in goal over Petr Cech for this week's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich.
Feb 14, 09:48
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso waits ahead the training of the German first division Bundesliga team FC Bayern Munich at the team club area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 7, 2015
Xabi Alonso doubtful for Arsenal match after limping out of training
Xabi Alonso is crocked by teammate Javi Martinez during a training session, just two days before Bayern Munich face Arsenal in the Champions League.
Feb 13, 21:43
Arturo Vidal celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Bayern Munich and Benfica on April 5, 2016
Arturo Vidal: 'Bayern Munich will be at their best against Arsenal'
Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal claims that his side will 'show their true face' in Wednesday's Champions League meeting with Arsenal at the Allianz Arena.
Feb 13, 13:35
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Win over Bayern Munich will send out message'
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists that history does not play a part when it comes to Arsenal's meeting with Bayern Munich, having lost four of the last six encounters.
Feb 12, 18:20
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny in action during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Mohamed Elneny: 'Arsenal confident ahead of Bayern Munich clash'
Mohamed Elneny talks up the importance of Arsenal's victory over Hull City, which he says leaves the club in a confident mood ahead of the match with Bayern Munich.
Feb 12, 17:35
Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group E second-leg football match FC Bayern Munich vs AS Roma in Munich, southern Germany, on November 5, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti unsure of Franck Ribery fitness
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti is 'unsure' whether Franck Ribery will be fit to face Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash next week.
Feb 10, 22:28



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