Arsenal were the victors over Inter Milan in the NextGen Series on Wednesday but it seems that racist abuse was prevalent at the game to put a blip on proceedings.
A stunning goal from captain Nico Yennaris gives Arsenal the victory against the reigning champions to book their place in the quarter-finals with Tottenham, Chelsea and Aston Villa.
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Nico Yennaris became frustrated at Manchester United fans directing abuse at Arsenal after their controversial Champions League exit to Real Madrid on Tuesday night.
Nico Yennaris has barely made a scratch on the first-team this season and at 19-years-old is reaching a vital crossroads in his career. With plenty of competition for places ahead of the versatile player should he consider following in the footsteps of David Bentley, Seb Larsson and Fabrice Muamba?
A win for The Gunners will see them through to the quarter-finals and while a draw will not definitively spell curtains defeat will so the fixture at Barnet's Underhill Stadium realistically is a must win tie. Can they do it?
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A poor playing surface at the Stade Marcel Cerdan did not help the Arsenal cause however they will feel disappointed in conceding an extremely late goal to lose 1-0; a result that will see them struggle to advance to the second stage.
City were held to a 1-1 draw in Turkey while Arsenal were not awarded for their dominance over Olympiakos at Underhill as they drew 0-0. Ajax continued to back up their favourites tag with a second successive 5-0 victory.
... but don't fear the two starlets were simply having a laugh and sharing banter over an old picture of the pair facing off as kids for Southampton and Arsenal at Highbury.