Arsenal beat Real Madrid 1-0
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Arsenal beat Real Madrid 1-0 in a UEFA Champions League second round, first leg match on February 21, 2006. A 47th minute goal from meant that Arsenal became the first side from England ever to win at the .
Arsenal generally had the better of the game, Henry's goal coming after he made a surging run from midfield, evading challenges from both David Beckham had two chances, one a missed header and the other a clear one-on-one, but saved. Late on in the game, Arsenal sub could have scored a second, but Casillas saved at his feet, before Ronaldo just missed a Beckham cross in front of an open goal.and before shooting low past . Arsenal's Spanish forward had had an early chance, which was saved by Casillas while blocked a shot. At the other end, Real's
The second leg of the tie will be played aton March 8, 2006.
Real Madrid: Casillas, Cicinho, Sergio, Woodgate (Mejia 9), Carlos, Gravesen (Julio Baptista 76), Beckham, Guti, Zidane, Robinho (Raul 63), Ronaldo.
Arsenal: Lehmann, Eboue, Toure, Senderos, Flamini, Ljungberg, Hleb (Pires 76), Gilberto Silva, Fabregas (Song 90), Reyes (Diaby 80), Henry.
- "Real Madrid 0-1 Arsenal" — , February 22, 2006