October 1, 2008

Arsenal Defeated FC Porto 4-0 in Champions League 08-09

Arsenal made a strong come back from their 2-1 home defeat to premier league’s newly promoted Hull City as the Gunners defeated French giant FC Porto in an emphatic way. The 4-0 score line does not reveal the fullest of Arsenal’s dominance in the match. The North London club could have won by six or seven goals in the match. Robin van Persie and Emmanuel Adebayor scored two goals each to secure the 4-0 home victory over Porto in a Group G match up of Champions League 2008-2009. Arsenal started the campaign with a satisfactory 1-1 draw away at Dynamo Kiev. With two victories Arsenal is now leading the point table with four points, while Porto secures the second place with 3 points from two outings.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is happy with the performance of his young boys. He said it was necessary to respond quickly in a convincing way after receiving a setback from Hull City at home. He also added that Arsenal was focused and he was happy with the attitude of the players.

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