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Gabriel Jesus scores in a narrow win over Sevilla 

Gabriel Jesus netted a goal and provided an assist to help Arsenal get back to winning days in the Champions League with a win at Sevilla.

Gabriel Jesus netted a goal and provided an assist to help Arsenal get back to winning days in the Champions League with a win at Sevilla.

After a challenging 2-1 loss to Lens in their previous European encounter, Arsenal faced another demanding test against the formidable seven-time Europa League champions, Sevilla. In this riveting clash, the Gunners displayed resilience and skill to secure a crucial victory.

Martinelli’s Memorable Debut: Arsenal’s Opening Salvo

Gabriel Martinelli made a memorable Champions League debut by breaking the deadlock for Arsenal. He capitalized on an exquisite pass from Jesus, rounding the goalkeeper to slot the ball into the net during first-half stoppage time, giving the Gunners an early lead.

Jesus Extends Arsenal’s Advantage: A Stunning Strike

The second half saw further brilliance from Arsenal, with Jesus delivering a stunning strike into the top corner. This exceptional goal extended their lead and placed them in a commanding position.

Sevilla’s Fight Back: Gudelj’s Header

Sevilla, driven by their passionate home crowd, made a determined effort to claw their way back into the game. Nemanja Gudelj’s headed goal from a set-piece breathed new life into the match, reducing the deficit for the hosts.

Arsenal’s Defensive Stand: Holding Off the Hosts

Following Sevilla’s resurgence, Arsenal’s defensive fortitude was put to the test as the hosts mounted pressure in search of an equalizer. 

The tension reached a climax when David Raya made a crucial save, tipping Mariano’s shot onto the crossbar, although it remained a subject of debate due to a possible handball incident.

In this thrilling Champions League encounter, Arsenal showcased their mettle and determination to secure a vital victory against a formidable opponent, marking a significant step in their European campaign.

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