Arsenal vs Barcelona UEFA Champions League Scores and Highlights
Thursday, February 17th, 2011 at 6:32 am , filed under Champions League by Alex Callos
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The highlights and scores of Arsenal vs Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2011 football game are as follows Arsenal, 2 and FC Barcelona, 1. Arsenal Barcelona matchup was ended up with fabulous scores of 2-1 goals from each side in the Champions League 2011football.
Final Score: Arsenal, 2 and FC Barcelona, 1
The Arsenal grabs a fully-deserved point in a 2-1 victory against Barcelona at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the Referee was Nicola Rizzoli. The results also indicate that Arsenal for the first time was successful to win home game in the UEFA Champions League.
Robin Van Persie come apart a goal in 78th minute on the field with great pace. As Barcelona failure to deal with Arsenal squads cross from the right allowing in-form Gael Clichy to fire with a superbly-lofted ball down the left channel that was gathered. Later, when Andrei Arshavin headed his second goal in 83rd minute home goal in the top flight that finally killed off the match.
Barcelona was brilliant in the first half; the first goal came in the 26th minute on a through ball from Messi to David Villa. Arsenal’s defense sound asleep and unsuccessful to pace up, letting David Villa to continue onside, get onto Messi’s ball, and slot it into the back of the net.
David Villa stimulated them in front and during the 45 minutes they wove a superb needlepoint of passes.
Barcelona record breaking score of sixteen straight victories in La Liga had only broken at the weekend and this was only their second significant defeat of the season. Barcelona was alleged to be the best squad in the world and they were bang in form.
Arsenal: Szczesny, Eboue, Djourou, Koscielny, Clichy, Walcott, Song, Wilshere, Fabregas, Nasri, Van Persie.
Barcelona: Valdes, Maxwell, Pique, Abidal, Alves, Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Pedro, Messi, Villa.