Tag: 2023-24 Champions League Group B

Champions League: LENS 2-1 ARSENAL
Champions League

Champions League: LENS 2-1 ARSENAL

By Score More Arsenal suffered their first defeat of the season in the Champions League, losing 2-1 to Lens in a closely contested match. Mikel Arteta made a couple of changes to the lineup from their previous victory over Bournemouth, with Takehiro Tomiyasu and Leandro Trossard stepping in for Ben White and Eddie Nketiah. Gabriel Jesus led the attack, and Bukayo Saka played despite concerns over a recent injury. The game started with Lens showing their attacking intent early on, but a defensive error allowed Arsenal to take the lead. Saka seized the opportunity, fed the ball to Jesus, and his precise finish found the net. However, Lens quickly equalized after intercepting a wayward pass from David Raya, leading to an excellent goal by Adrien Thomasson. Unfortunately, Saka had to l...