FC Bayern Zeigt Arsenal, wer der Boss
If revenge is a dish best served cold -- and if that's good enough for Klingons, who's to argue? -- Allianz Arena's 8ºC atmosphere at kickoff set the stage perfectly.
Of course, FC Bayern is a hot favorite -- again -- to win the Champions League title this season, and Arsène Wenger's crew got a harsh lesson as to why.
It was goal machine Robert Lewandowski who kick started it all:
You leave that dude alone in the penalty box, and you expect to win, Mr Wenger?
Frankly, It was a day off for the Arsenal defense. Thomas Müller didn't mind:
Even a botched shot turns to a pass when it's your day.
Dutch speedster Arjen Robben has been MIA offensively of late, but Arsenal's defense turned out to be a cure for what ailed him, with assistance from Alaba:
On the other side of the ledger, Arsenal’s lethal Olivier Giroud was the only one to hit for the Gunners:
Licensed to thrill.
And for the coda, Müller was only too happy to oblige: