Yaya Sanogo, who was starting ahead of Lukas Podolski in the absence of Danny Welbeck, broke the deadlock in the second minute before Sanchez sealed three points after half-time.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Arsenal’s victory.
Former Manchester City man Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) is made to look rather silly: “Sanogo reminds me of a dog chasing a beach ball …. Lol!!! Inconceivable”
Looks like Spurs legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) missed Sanogo’s first Champions League goal: “I hear that Sanogo has scored. Hear rather than see as we’ve managed to lock ourselves out of our own home. Such joy!”
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright (@IanWright0) hails the Gunners’s star man: “Alexis our saviour.”
Injured Gunners midfielder Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) praises his talented team-mate: “Yeeeeeeeaaah! Great goal! 2:0! #Alexis #AFCvBOR #COYG #UCL”
More from Lineker: “Wenger out – – > Klopp in.”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan): “Excellent win, much improved performance all round. I feel happy, weird sensation. #afc”
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