17 Feb 2011

Arsenal beat Barca

10:52 am on 17 February 2011

The English football club Arsenal have beaten Barcelona 2-1 in their first leg Champions League last 16 tie in London.

Barcelona dominated the game and scored in the first half through David Villa, but Arsenal's goals came out of the blue 5 minutes apart late in the match from Robin van Persie and Andrei Arshavin.

The second leg at the Nou Camp Stadium is on March 8th.

Ukranian club Shaktar Donetsk upset AS Roma 3-2 in today's other match in Rome.