Arsenal have put themselves in a commanding position after they defeated AC Milan 2-0 at the San Siro in what was the 1st leg of their UEFA Europa League (UEL) round of 16 tie.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan shot the Gunners into the lead via a deflected strike before Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey added a second goal on the stroke of halftime.
The North London side thereafter held on to their two-goal advantage against the 7-time European champions thereby ending the Italians’ 13-match unbeaten run.
Both sides meet again in the second leg scheduled for the Emirates Stadium on Thursday, March 15.
Other Round of 16 Results:
Borussia Dortmund 1-2 RB Salzburg
Atletico Madrid 3-0 Locomotiv Moscow
CSKA Moscow 0-1 Olympique Lyon