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Sanchez sends Arsenal through to Champions League


Sanchez sends Arsenal through to Champions League


Alexis Sanchez fired his new club Arsenal into the Champions League proper after his goal sealed a one nil win against Turkish side Besiktas in the tournament playoffs.

After a goalless draw in the first leg in Turkey; Sanchez – in front of his new home support – netted his first goal for the Gunners on the stroke of half time to send his side through for a 17th consecutive time.

German side Bayer Leverkusen cruised into the group stage with a 4-0 win on the night and a 7-2 aggregate win over Copenhagen while Athletic Bilbao and Malmo also made it through their playoff ties.

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