Mohamed Elneny set up two late goals as Arsenal came back from 2-0 down to secure their place in the next round of the Europa League.
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Match: CSKA Moscow (1) v (4) Arsenal
Stadium: VEB Arena
Kick-Off (GMT): Thu 12 April 20:05
Well, that was a lot harder than it needed to be for Arsenal.
The Gunners carried a 4-1 aggregate lead into this match but that seemed like a flimsy scoreline in the early exchanges.
Two goals either side of half-time and the home side were 2-0 ahead. Both Fyodor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin followed up on Petr Cech saves to score.
Arsenal needed to respond and, fortunately, it came. Mohamed Elneny produced Arsenal’s first real bit of quality in the match as he slid it through for Danny Welbeck to score.
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The Egyptian midfielder, standing in for Granit Xhaka, produced another moment of quality as he slid it through for Aaron Ramsey to make it 2-2 in extra time and send the Gunners safely through to the last four.
Here are the match highlights (will open in Streamable tab)