Arsenal will need to create history if they’re to reach to the Champions League Quarter Finals after suffering a 3-1 home defeat to Monaco this morning.
No team has ever turned around a two-goal first-leg defeat but that’s the mountain facing the Gunners after their shock loss at the Emirates.
— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 25, 2015
Trailing 2-0 prior to the hour, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain inspired hope of a late turnaround around with a blockbuster from outside the area.
Monaco still found time to a third deeper into stoppage time though, while one was enough for Bayer Leverkusen to oust Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.
Hakan Calhanoglou smashed home a 57th minute beauty to give the Germans the upper hand ahead of their trip to Madrid.