The Portuguese midfielder impressed alongside 22-year-old Geoffrey Kondogbia, who broke the deadlock thanks to his deflected long-strike, which brushed off Per Mertesacker and beat Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain halved the deficit in the 90th minute after Dimitar Berbatov had doubled the away side’s lead in the second half, however, substitute Yannick Ferreira-Carrassco struck deep into added time.
The Ligue 1 side have conceded one goal in this season’s Champions League, so no wonder the Monaco side were all smiles for their selfie following a handsome last-16 first-leg win in north London.
Moutinho wrote: “Great win, great team, let’s keep going. @asmonaco #champions league”
Moutinho was part of Andre Villas-Boas’ Porto side that won the Europa League in 2011 after a 1-0 victory over Braga in the final in Dublin.
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