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Arsenal in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after 14 years

March 13, 2024
Arsenal Champions League

Arsenal has ended their 14-year wait for a Champions League quarterfinal appearance with a thrilling penalty shootout victory over FC Porto. After a 1-1 aggregate score over two legs, the Gunners prevailed 4-2 in the shootout to secure their spot in the last eight.

Facing a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, Arsenal leveled the tie with a 1-0 win in the second leg at home. With the score deadlocked after extra time, the match went to a dramatic penalty shootout.

Martin Odegaard, Kai Havertz, Bukayo Saka, and Declan Rice all converted their spot-kicks for Arsenal, while goalkeeper David Raya made two crucial saves against Porto’s Wendell and Galeno. Pepe and Marko Grujic scored Porto’s only penalties.

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Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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