German giants Bayern Munich took a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a convincing 2-0 win over 10-man Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.
Wojciech Szczesny’s reckless challenge on arjen robben cost the Gunners dear as the goalkeeper saw red in the first half.
Toni Kroos and Tomas Muller capitalised on the sending off as the Bavarians eventually secured a convincing 2-0 win.
Atletico Madrid needed a late header from Diego Costa to edge out AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro.
Despite a solid first half display from the hosts, it wasn’t to be as Diego Simeone’s men stayed solid in defense before punishing the Rossoneris in the 83rd minute.
The second leg gets underway on March 11.