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Aaron Ramsey lifted Arsenal to a 1-0 win over Dortmund, and his performance earned widespread praise in the written press.
Ramsey has been in stunning form this season, and his header against Dortmund was his 13th goal of the season (for club and country).
The Mail’s Martin Samuel led his column with Ramsey and was hugely impressed with the Wales midfielder.
In his column, Samuel wrote:
Aaron Ramsey has scored 13 goals already this season. That alone takes some explaining. This, his fifth in European competition, requires more understanding than most.
It wasn't just against the run of play, but against all logic. Borussia Dortmund had been the best team on the night. Most observers make them among the finest teams in Europe. They won their previous Bundesliga game against mid-table Stuttgart 6-1. And before Ramsey's intervention after 63 minutes, Arsenal had not created a single goalscoring chance of note in the Westfalenstadion.
In the immediate aftermath, however, so great was Dortmund's shock at going behind that Arsenal could have won by three or four.
Samuel also went on to pay tribute to Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, who he feels got his tactics exactly right:
It was a brilliant result and a performance that shows the growing maturity of Arsene Wenger's side. Arsenal were subdued and unimpressive in the first-half, but kept the scores level, the way grown-ups do. They were resilient and soaked up Dortmund's pressure - and then they pounced as the Germans tired, the hallmark of the best teams in Europe. One chance, one goal, three points.
We have seen it done to English teams often enough, and admired the continentals for their ruthlessness. Had the scoreline and the performances been transposed we would right now be eulogising on the subject of German efficiency. So this was Arsenal playing an imported game, and playing it to perfection.
They waited, intelligently, for the Germans to get sloppy and made them pay.