Arsenal, winless since November 1st , hosted German club Borussia Dortmund on match day 5 of the Champions League in a Group D encounter. Arsenal needed a point to qualify for the knockout stages, but they did it in style.Goals from Yaya Sanogo and Alexis Sanchez were enough for Arsenal to claim a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates. With this victory, the Gunners have secure their passage into the round of 16 for the 15th season in a row.Here are the 5 talking points from the game:
#1 Perfect tonic for the Gunners
After a disappointing performance against Manchester United on Saturday, the last thing Wenger would have wanted was another defeat. Although the Gunners passage into the last 16 was never really in doubt, they really needed a positive result against Dortmund to uplift the morale at the Emirates. And that was exactly what they got. Not only did they win, but more importantly kept a clean sheet as well. The result now means that the Gunners now stand a chance to top the group.