Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/23/11
Robin van Persie guided Arsenal through to the next round of the Champions League on Wednesday, scoring his 20th and 21st goals of the season in a 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund dominated the opening exchanges and had Arsenal under pressure even after injuries to Sven Bender and Mario Goetze midway through the first half robbed the German champions of arguably their two key players. But Van Persie headed in Alex Song's 49th-minute cross at the far post to put the home side ahead and secure progress from Group F with one match remaining. The Netherlands striker tapped in with four minutes left before Shinji Kagawa got a goal back for Dortmund deep in injury time.
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