Anderlecht star makes Champions League history with goal vs Arsenal

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Andy Najar wrote himself into the European football history books against Arsenal in Belgium - here's who.

Arsenal came-from-behind to sneak a 2-1 victory over Anderlecht in Group D of the Champions League last night, Wednesday, in order to provide some much-needed breathing space over their third and fourth place rivals in the table.

In the 71st minute Anderlecht thought they were in store for a confidence and morale-boosting victory, as Andy Najar scored a headed goal having capitalised on Dennis Praet's superb cross.

But a brace of last minute goals, from Kieran Gibbs who volleyed across the goal mouth and into the net in the 89th minute and Lukas Podolski who rifled in the winner from close range, soured the home team's evening.

Najar's goal will be no consolation - even if it was a historic goal.

The 21-year-old, who has scored twice in the Jupiler League thus far this season, became the first Honduran to score in the Champions League.

With just one draw returned, Anderlecht have only one point after three Champions League matches. They will be eliminated from the competition if they fail to get a positive result in North London when they visit Arsenal in a fortnight's time.

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