Arsenal had a nervy 20 seconds or so after Napoli’s Jose Callejon scored his side’s second goal in the third minute of injury time in tonight’s Champions League clash.
Another goal for the Italian side would have meant the Gunners were knocked out of the competition.
As it was, they kept the ball safely from the restart and played out the last few seconds.
Arsenal were reduced to 10 men against Napoli when Mikel Arteta picked up a second booking for this challenge.
His dismissal came just moments after the Italian side had taken the lead.
The Gunners just need to avoid a 3-0 defeat to avoid going out of the Champions League.
Gonzalo Higuain has scored the first goal of tonight’s game between Napoli and Arsenal.
The ex-Real Madrid man, linked with a moved to the Gunners over the summer, turned neatly and fired home from the edge of the box.
Schalke youngster Julian Draxler has got himself on the scoresheet in his side’s Champions League game against Basel this evening.
The 20-year-old – linked with a part-exchange move to Chelsea involving Kevin De Bruyne – opened the scoring in tonight’s match.
Arsenal had a lucky escape before half-time in this evening’s Champions League game against Napoli when Wojciech Szczesny’s lax clearance found its way to Gonzalo Higuain.
Despite the Argentine striker’s best attempts to control the header, it went wide for a goal kick and the Arsenal keeper was off the hook.