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​Iwobi scores late equalizer as Arsenal beat Bayern

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​Iwobi scores late equalizer as Arsenal beat Bayern

Nigeria international, ​Alex Iwobi, ​was at the rescue​ as Arsenal beat Bayern Munich​ ​at ​the International Champions Cup in ​China on Wednesday.

​Bayern were almost heading to victory​ after taking a 1-0 lead from the penalty spot in the ninth minute through Robert Lewandowski, but were stunned by the Gunners.

The penalty was awarded to Beyern following a foul on Bernat by Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the 9th minute.

The scoreline remained in the Bundesliga giants’ favour throughout the first half and almost till the end of the game.

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But at stoppage time, ​Iwobi, who was completely unmarked, got on the end of Aaron Ramsey’s cross to nod Arsenal level.​​

The match ended 1-1 in regulation time and led to a penalty shootout, which Arsenal won 4-3.

Iwobi​ ​started off from the bench before coming on for Mesut Ozil​,​ and he also scored to put Arsenal 4-3 ahead​ in the penalties​ before Emiliano Martinez saved Juan Bernat’s kick to give the Gunners the win.

 

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