Arsenal suffered their first defeat of the season as they lost 2-1 to Lens in the Champions League.

Gabriel Jesus gave Arsenal the lead in the 14th minute after a lovely through ball by Bukayo Saka, who was later taken off after suffering from an injury.

Adrien Thomasson’s sublime curling finish into the far corner gave Lens a chance to tie the score 11 minutes later after Raya’s poor clearance.

In the second half, French striker Wahi scored the winning goal after a lovely finish after a lovely move to hand Mikel Arteta side their first defeat of the season.

Speaking after the Arsenal defeat, Mikel Arteta said they struggled to perform well. “It certainly was difficult tonight, and congratulations to Lens. As we all saw, they’re a really good side, and the atmosphere was exceptional.” We had to defend the box much better than we did.” He said.


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