Without much trouble Arsenal wrapped up their Champions League qualifier second leg tie with a 3-1 win over Celtic and they cruise through to the Champions League proper on a 5-1 aggregate win. Eduardo’s 25th-minute penalty, a contentious award after he clashed with Celtic keeper Artur Boruc, extended the Gunners’ two-goal first leg lead.
Emmanuel Eboue finished a sweeping move for Arsenal’s second after 53 minutes and Andrey Arshavin added another two minutes after coming on as substitute. Massimo Donati’s spectacular angled volley pulled one back for Celtic, but they now go into the Europa League. Arsene Wenger’s side were without injured captain Cesc Fabregas, and Wenger also chose to leave Robin van Persie and Arshavin on the bench as they held a healthy lead from the first leg.