Nketiah Lead Arsenal To Win Over Bayern In ICC Cup

Arsenal youngster, Eddie Nketiah scored a late goal to see off Bayern Munich at the International Champions Cup on Wednesday.

Nketiah tapped in an 88th minute winner to give the North London outfit a brilliant win at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California.

But the Bavarians took it level in the 77th minute after Robert Lewandowski’s powerfully struck header.

However, Nketiah wrapped things up few minutes from time for Arsenal.

Arsenal was the livelier of the two teams proving deadly in the final third starting from a sixth-minute effort across the face of goal by Mesut Ozil.

Though Bayern Munich who handed Benjamin Parvard his first start following his arrival from Stuttgart tried to break on the counter, it was Arsenal who showed signs on breaking through.

That said, the Bavarians came close to scoring after the half-hour mark.

Thomas Muller made good contact with a cross from David Alaba but the German was denied by his fellow compatriot, Berd Leno from a close range before the German once again did a good job to keep away Daniels Ontuzans strike.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang then spearheaded a blistering counter attack who then played in Ozil who was eventually denied from a tight angle by Manuel Neuer.

Arsenal eventually got rewarded for their hardwork four minutes into the second half when Poznanski scored an own goal.

That goal led to a far open encounter as Arsenal sought for a comfortable lead and Bayern an equalizer with Leno tipping over a Kingsley Coman cross over the cross bar in the 66th minute.

The Bundesliga champions then returned parity to the game through Lewandowski who was introduced at half time, heading former Arsenal player, Serge Gnabry’s cross into the top corner.

Moments after Nketiah tried a shot at goal before getting the winner.

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