Arsenal v CSKA Moscow: 5 things we learned
A dominant Arenal performance saw CSKA Moscow put to the sword, with goals from Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette helping Arsene Wenger’s men to victory.
Alexandre Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey scored two goals each as the Gunners hit four in 26 minutes before half-time.
Arsenal were unable to add to their tally in the second half but they will head to Russia’s capital for the second leg next Thursday with a commanding lead.
It was the dream return from injury for Lacazette, who duly helped his side all but confirm their place in the Europa League semi-finals as Arsenal’s quest for Champions League qualification intensifies.
Here are five things RealSport learned from the game: