Arsenal are in first place in Group B after the win in Seville.

Arsenal and Seville as group leader favorites wanted the three points in this game and with Lens holding the first place this meeting came as determinative for the fates of the group.

Martinelli had the first chance of the game in the ninth minute but his shot was saved by Nyland.

Arsenal had control of the game with Gabriel Jesus in the 23rd but his shot went wide.

Both teams were playing a careful game and did not want to cause changes by force, which meant they could get a response later in the game.

Sevilla created with Ramos and Gudelj from the back, with the Serbian defender who tried to score in the first 20 minutes.

Arteta wanted to attack the center and intensify their efforts by sending men forward.

Gabriel Martinelli scored the first goal of the game in the last minute of the first half for Arsenal to send the Gunners ahead.

Second Half

Odegaard and Ben White had two good chances at the start of the second half.

Gabriel Jesus scored the second in the 53rd to double the lead for the Gunners and make the night a colorful one.

Gudelj scored in the 59th with the header to give Sevilla hope and something to play in the remaining minutes of the game.

Saka had some good runs in the 20 minutes of the second half and Acuna had problems in the right wing.

Mariano found the bar in the 64th and the match was far from over. Eric Lamela was booked for diving in the 76th.

With Havertz for Odegaard, Arsenal made some interesting tactical decisions, and Havertz played in the last minutes as a number 10, between the lines and instructed to take vertical balls and combine with the wings.

Navas was replaced by Juanlu Sanchez in the 79th to defend with energy but also to push forward.

Saka and Jesus walked off for Trossard and Nketiah in the 81st to respond to Sevilla’s replacements.

Sevilla tried on the right side with Sanchez but Tomiyasu was there to interfere in each cross and intercept the opponent’s runs.

At the end after six minutes of added time, Arsenal won to stay in the first place of the group with one point more than Lens.

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