Arsenal FC fans went into absolute delirium when their German playmaker Mesut Ozil scored the second goal of the night against FC Bayern Munich, to notch the first European win for the Gunners this season.
However, Ozil and his teammates were not the only North London side to defeat a Bavarian team 2-0, on Tuesday. Their result, was in fact, a d j vu or a repeat of the same scoreline from another match, that took place just about 12 miles away from the Emirates Stadium.
In fact, Arsenal FC had already beaten Bayern Munich 2-0, even before the likes of Petr Cech, Philipp Lahm,Theo Walcott and Robert Lewandowski took to the pitch at the Emirates.
The Arsenal FC U-19 team had already defeated the FC Bayern Munich U-19 team, earlier in the day, with the exact same scoreline in the UEFA Youth League.
Interestingly, Alex Iwobi, the 19-year-old nephew of Bolton Wanderers legend Jay Jay Okocha got both the goals to earn the victory for the young Gunners. What caught the eye of most of the fans and certainly a few scouts, is the first of these two goals, which was an absolute screamer from outside the box. Here is a video of the goal.
After the match, Iwobi dedicated his good performance to his coach, who happens to be none other than Gunners legend Thiery Henry. Nephew of Okocha, and coached by Henry, Iwobi certainly has the backing of legendary proportions.
There has been great hue and cry regarding Wenger signing a striker, throughout the summer. Does he already have another youngster in mind? Only time will tell.