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Football: Arsenal blow group open after downing Dortmund

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted nothing is decided in Group F as the Gunners' 1-0 Champions League win at Borussia Dortmund kept them top only on goal difference. Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey headed the crucial second-half goal as Arsenal avenged their 2-1 defeat at home to the Germans a fortnight ago. Arsenal became the first team since Stuttgart in November 2012 to prevent Dortmund scoring at home, but stay top of Group F on goal difference with nine points and level with Napoli.

Football: Gunners down Dortmund to avenge London defeat

Premier League leaders Arsenal avenged their Champions League home defeat to Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago with a 1-0 victory in Germany on Wednesday. Having lost 2-1 at London's Emirates Stadium, the Gunners claimed revenge at Borussia's Westfalenstadion as Welshman Aaron Ramsey headed the only goal of the match played in heavy rain. "It's a difficult place to get a result, but the fans were magnificent," said Ramsey. "They got behind us and we managed to get the win for them. "We were very good defensively and we were also very patient.

Patient Arsenal beat Dortmund to take group lead

DORTMUND, Germany (Reuters) - An Aaron Ramsey header gave patient Arsenal an important 1-0 win at last season's runners-up Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday, allowing them to take control of Group F with two games left to play. Arsenal, who avenged a 2-1 loss to Dortmund in London last month, bided their time for more than an hour in pouring rain, soaking up Dortmund attacks before striking with their first effort on goal.

Football: Gunners down Dortmund to avenge London defeat

Premier League leaders Arsenal avenged their Champions League home defeat to Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago with a 1-0 victory in Germany on Wednesday. Having lost 2-1 at London's Emirates Stadium, the Gunners claimed revenge at Borussia's Westfalenstadion as Welshman Aaron Ramsey headed the only goal of the game which was played in heavy rain. "It's a difficult place to get a result, but the fans were magnificent," said the goal-scorer Ramsey. "They got behind us and we managed to get the win for them.

Football: Gunners down Dortmund to avenge London defeat

Premier League leaders Arsenal avenged their Champions League home defeat to Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago with a 1-0 victory in Germany on Wednesday. Having lost 2-1 at London's Emirates Stadium, the Gunners claimed revenge at Borussia's Westfalenstadion as Welshman Aaron Ramsey headed the only goal of the game. "It's a difficult place to get a result, but the fans were magnificent," said the goal-scorer Ramsey. "They got behind us and we managed to get the win for them. "We were very good defensively and we were also very patient.

Football: Gunners down Dortmund to avenge London defeat

Premier League leaders Arsenal avenged their Champions League home defeat to Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago with a 1-0 victory in Germany on Wednesday. Having lost 2-1 at London's Emirates Stadium, the Gunners claimed revenge at Borussia's Westfalenstadion as Welshman Aaron Ramsey headed the only goal of the game. Arsenal deserved the victory having taken their chance during a bright second-half spell, having absorbed huge amounts of first-half pressure from the hosts who had peppered the Gunners' goal.

Football: Arsenal to target Dortmund's Lewandowski - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said the Gunners must contain Poland striker Robert Lewandowski in Wednesday's Champions League clash at Borussia Dortmund in their bid to stay top of Group F. Lewandowski netted the crucial 82nd-minute goal which sealed Dortmund's impressive 2-1 victory at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium a fortnight ago to throw the group wide open. Having become the first player to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final, Lewandowski warmed up for Arsenal with an 18-minute hat-trick in Friday's 6-1 Bundesliga rout of VfB Stuttgart.

'Thank God its Friday' as Dortmund eye top spot

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - If statistics are anything to go by then Borussia Dortmund are set to reclaim the Bundesliga top spot from Bayern Munich when they take on VfB Stuttgart on Friday. Last season's runners-up have not lost a home game on a Friday in nine years and given their current form, second-placed Dortmund have every right to eye a return to the top with leaders Bayern not in action until Saturday.

Football: Dortmund must improve for Arsenal

Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said last season's Champions League finalists must improve ahead of Tuesday's Champions League key showdown at Arsenal. The Gunners of north London host Tuesday's match as Group F leaders after two wins, while Dortmund are second having bounced back with a 3-0 win over Olympique Marseille following their opening 2-1 defeat at Napoli.

Football: Lewandowski wants repeat performance at Arsenal

Robert Lewandowski said Borussia Dortmund must build on their home win over Marseille at Arsenal in their next Champions League match if they want to repeat last season's run to the final. Having lost 2-1 at Napoli a fortnight ago in their opening Group F match, Tuesday's 3-0 win over Marseille leaves Dortmund second in the table ahead of their away match at leaders Arsenal on October 22.
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