Wilshere scored after just 30 seconds when he was was afforded the freedom of the
entire right flank. The England international scampered into the area, cut back onto his favoured left foot and clipped a shot high into the corner.
The French side recovered from their early setback, but Arsene Wenger's side maintained a measure of control throughout the half.
Ramsey won a fortunate penalty towards the end of the half when he was tripped outside the area, but Mesut Ozil missed the spot kick with a weak effort to Mandanda's right.