Updated: Thursday, 20 February 2014 05:42 | By Agence France-Presse

Holders Bayern Munich beat 10-man Arsenal in first leg clash

Goals by Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller gave Champions League holders Bayern Munich a 2-0 win over 10-man Arsenal in London in their last 16, first-leg match on Wednesday.


Holders Bayern Munich beat 10-man Arsenal in first leg clash

Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola is pictured before the start of the UEFA Champions League Last 16, first leg football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at The Emirates Stadium in north London on February 19, 2014 - by Glyn Kirk

Kroos and Mueller -- both of whom scored in the corresponding fixture a year ago to the day -- struck in the second half after both sides had missed penalties in the first half.

The hosts had goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny sent off for a rash challenge on Arjen Robben when conceding their penalty.

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