Champions League Play-Off: Arsenal 1-0 Udinese – Theo Walcott FTW (Photos)

Chris Wright

17th, August 2011

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By Chris Wright

The relief was almost tangible as Arsenal began life after Cesc with a win last night, beating Udinese 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League play-off at the Emirates thanks to a fourth-minute Theo Walcott goal.

However, the narrow victory wasn’t overly convincing, with the Italians going close on several occasions particularly Antonio Di Natale, who clipped the woodwork twice and forced a decent save out of Wojciech Szczczczczczcney in the first-half.

It’s probably fair to say that Udinese deserved a draw out of the game at the very least

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