Kane’s Goal Leaves Arsenal’s Champions League Hopes in Balance Against Bayern Munich

In a thrilling encounter at Emirates Stadium, Arsenal’s Champions League aspirations were left hanging in the balance as they fought out a draw with Bayern Munich in the quarter-final first leg.

The match saw Tottenham’s record goalscorer, Harry Kane, return to north London and make an impact with a goal, receiving a hostile reception from Arsenal’s supporters. The Gunners made a strong start as Bukayo Saka put them ahead with a low finish in the 12th minute.

However, Bayern Munich quickly turned the game around before halftime, with former Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry equalizing and Kane converting a penalty to give the visitors the lead.

Despite Arsenal’s efforts, substitute Leandro Trossard scored a late equalizer to salvage a draw for Mikel Arteta’s side. The Gunners felt aggrieved not to be awarded a penalty in stoppage time when Saka went down under a challenge from Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer.

The result leaves Arsenal with hope heading into the second leg in Munich, although Bayern will still be considered favorites. Both teams showed glimpses of their quality, with Kane showcasing his brilliance and Bayern displaying their experience and pace in attack.

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