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Bayern Munich progress after Arsenal fail to overturn first-leg deficit

Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger (C) scores a goal against Arsenal's Lukasz Fabianski during their Champions League round of 16 second leg match (Reuters) Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger (C) scores a goal against Arsenal's Lukasz Fabianski during their Champions League round of 16 second leg match (Reuters)
Reuters | Munich | Posted: March 12, 2014 11:01 am

into the area and laid the ball off for Schweinsteiger  to finish from eight metres.

The home fans were stunned two minutes later when the referee allowed play to continue even though Podolski seemed to push Philipp Lahm in the box and the Arsenal forward slammed the ball into the roof of the net.

Neuer then had to come out of his box to head the ball clear after Tomas Rosicky tried to send Olivier Giroud clean through.

The Germany keeper had the Bayern fans on edge again when he sent a clearance straight to Giroud but the Bundesliga leaders quickly regrouped.

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