Arsenal Stadium - London 27/08/2014 - 20:45CET (19:45 local time)

Play-offs, Second leg

Arsenal - Beşiktaş
1-0
Aggregate: 1-0
 

Arsenal - Beşiktaş 1-0 - 27/08/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Sánchez sends Arsenal through

Published: Wednesday 27 August 2014, 22.00CET
Sánchez sends Arsenal through
Arsenal match winner Alexis Sánchez takes the plaudits from Santi Cazorla ©Getty Images

Arsenal FC reach UEFA Champions League group stage for 17th successive season
Alexis Sánchez scores first goal for Arsenal with virtually last kick of first half
Gunners full-back Mathieu Debuchy is sent off on 76 minutes
Beşiktaş step up pressure in second half, but Arsenal hold firm
Istanbul side enter UEFA Europa League having last played in competition in 2011/12

Alexis Sánchez's goal on the stroke of half-time was enough to decide a tightly contested UEFA Champions League play-off and send Arsenal into the group stage at Beşiktaş's expense with a 1-0 aggregate victory.

 

Standings

 
 

Match statistics

Arsenal
Beşiktaş

1

Goals scored

0

14

Total attempts

6

4

on target

0

6

off target

2

4

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

0

0

Offsides

2

4

Yellow cards

6

1

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

13

12

Fouls suffered

14

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Gökhan Töre (Beşiktaş) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    87
    Cenk Tosun (in) - Mustafa Pektemek (out) (Beşiktaş)
    Beşiktaş make their second change for the final couple of minutes.
  • Yellow Card
    87
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Arsenal goalkeeper is booked for taking too long over a goal kick.
  • Yellow Card
    85
    Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş) is cautioned by the referee.

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