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Bayern Munich Beat Arsenal to Advance to their 21st UEFA Champions League Semi-finals

Bayern Munich secured a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the second leg of the UEFA champions league quarter finals at the Allianz Arena, propelling them to the semi-finals. The German side, buoyed by the home crowd, came into99 the match with confidence after a 2-2 draw in the first leg at the Emirates Stadium..

The game started slowly, with both teams struggling to create clear-cut chances. However, it was Bayern who came out stronger in the second half, with Goretzka and Guerreiro hitting the post in quick succession. The breakthrough came in the 63rd minute when Kimmich powered a header home from a Guerreiro delivery, giving Bayern the lead.

Arsenal tried to respond, but they struggled to create meaningful opportunities, managing just 0.54 expected goals compared to Bayern’s 1.33. The Gunners’ task was made even more difficult when Jesus received a yellow card for protesting to the referee.

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With the victory, Bayern Munich has reached their 13th UEFA Champions League semi-final, with only Real Madrid having reached more. On the other hand, Arsenal has now lost eight Champions League matches against Bayern Munich, two more than they’ve lost against any other side.

Bayern Munich will now face Real Madrid in the Semi finals after who beat Manchester City on Penalties at the Etihad Stadium.

It was a disappointing result for Arsenal, who have now lost consecutive matches in all competitions without scoring for the first time since May 2023. The focus now shifts to the Premier League for Mikel Arteta and his team, while Bayern Munich will prepare for the semi-finals with confidence.

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