Champions League: Borussia Dortmund Defeat Arsenal F.C. 2-0

Playing in front of home fans, Borussia Dortmund outplayed Arsenal F.C. for their first win against the side. The two teams have met thrice in four seasons.

updated: September 17, 2014 09:35 IST
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Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang does a somersault after scoring against Arsenal.


Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund strikers Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored either side of halftime to give their side a 2-0 with over Arsenal F.C. on Tuesday, kick-starting the German side's Champions League campaign in Group D. (Other news: Monaco Upset Leverkusen | Real Madrid, Liverpool Emerge Winners| Juventus defeat Malmo)

Immobile, signed from Torino in the offseason, sprinted almost half the length of the pitch and held off Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny before dispatching a low shot inside the far post just before the break.

"I'm very happy to score, that we won, because it hasn't been easy for me to settle into the Bundesliga. I'm happy that I was able to make my teammates happy," Immobile said.

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