Three quick thoughts from Arsenal's come-from-behind, injury-time 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday night.
1. Happy birthday, Arsene
Arsene Wenger said recently that Arsenal's results do not match their performances, and that was certainly the case against Anderlecht. On a night when the manager turned 65, he was given the gift of three points that his side scarcely deserved, as it beat the young Belgian side with two big late goals.
In that, there's no denying Arsenal showed some character...
Substitute Lukas Podolski netted a dramatic late winner as Arsenal came from behind with two goals in the final two minutes to beat Anderlecht 2-1 and hand manager Arsene Wenger a 65th birthday to remember at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.
It had looked like the Gunners were set for a second away defeat in Champions League Group D after the Belgians went ahead through Andy Najar on 71 minutes.
However, just as time was running out, England full-back Kieran Gibbs cracked in a superb volleyed equaliser,...