Van Persie gives Arsenal slender lead
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring against AS Roma during their UEFA Champions League match at the Emirates stadium in London.
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Arsenal will take a slender 1-0 advantage over Roma to the Olympic Stadium after Van Persie's penalty gave them victory in the first leg of their Champions League, last 16 tie.
The livewire Dutchman was bundled over by French defender Philippe Mexes after 37 minutes and got up to smash a low spot kick past keeper Doni.