The Gunners went into their penultimate group stage game knowing a victory would pretty much secure top-spot and potentially mean a slightly easier draw in the last-16.
With the match evenly poised at 1-1, Arsene Wenger’s men piled on the pressure in front of an expectant home crowd, and the finally got their rewards – even if it did come from a slightly unlikely source, and in a slightly comedic fashion:
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He might be one of the world’s most cultured midfielders, and undoubtedly a class act, but sometimes there’s just no accounting for a bizarre touch at the wrong time.
What do you make of the goal? And how far can Arsenal go this season?