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Football: Bayern held to draw by Arsenal but still progress to Champions League quarters

Published on Mar 12, 2014 5:49 AM
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League last 16 second-leg football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Arsenal in Munich, southern Germany, on March 11, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

MUNICH, Germany (AFP) - Holders Bayern Munich moved into the Champions League quarter-final by eliminating Arsenal following a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday.

That gave the Germans a 3-1 aggregate victory having won 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium three weeks ago.

Bastian Schweinsteiger opened the scoring for the hosts before Lukas Podolski equalised for Arsenal.

The hosts - who are bidding to become the first holders of the trophy to retain it - missed a late penalty through Thomas Mueller.