Wenger desperately needed a positive result after coming under pressure for a run of four straight defeats, and he got just that against a Milan side who saw a 13-match unbeaten run ended.
In other results, Dortmund were stunned at home 2-1 by Austrian side Salzburg while Lyon pipped CSKA Moscow 1-0 in Russian Federation.
Seven-time European champions Milan are a shadow of the force they once were, languishing in seventh place in Serie A despite spending more than £200m last summer in a bid to change their fortunes. "That's what we did tonight", Wenger told a news conference.
The Gunners, though, almost overturned the massive deficit in the return leg with a 3-0 victory at the Emirates, which went down as one of the classic fixtures of the modern Champions League era.
Gattuso’s leadership has galvanised AC Milan
"Overall, it is important to win, but it is not qualification". Ozil played a fine pass into Ramsey's path and the Wales midfielder rounded Donnarumma for an easy finish.
Giacomo Bonaventura scooped a shot over when he should have done better, while Suso drilled a left-footed strike out for a throw-in.
All the return legs come up on Thursday, March 15.
Kosovo global Valon Berisha scored twice shortly after half-time to put Salzburg in control, the first from the penalty spot, and leave German giants Dortmund facing a surprise exit.
However, their display could not help but give the impression that, even in their lowest moments, it would be foolish to write off their chances of somehow going on to win the Europa League and secure a route back into the Champions League.
Today marks International Women's Day
Several of Jamaica's leading entertainers will hit the stage on Thursday, March 8 , in support of International Women's Day . It focuses on improving health for men and boys, championing positive male role models and boosting gender relations.
In 2007, Daylight Saving got a few weeks longer, running from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. So enjoy the additional evening daylight now - and look forward to that extra hour of sleep in eight months' time .
What Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan are speaking on is a truth that transcends any income bracket, quality of life, or circumstance. I think he could sense something was wrong and blurted something like, 'I'll be right back, ' and I ran back to the locker room.
The 31-year-old Jordan felt slightly responsible for the incident so offered to help replace her retainers. So, she might've lost a retainer, but it seems this whole thing turned out pretty great in the end.
Fintiklis played a Greek song on the hotel lobby piano Monday, which he had done throughout the dispute to mark certain victories. All of this led to a November vote where the hotel's owner's association chose to do away with the Trump name and management.
News, the television star's father Thomas Markle , marking the first time he'll meet his soon-to-be royal son-in-law in person. Kate Middleton wears a gold band next to her engagement ring, which once belonged to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana.
This fast-moving epidemic affects all ages, genders and states and is still increasing across the USA , she said. Consistent with the program report, it indicates that the Midwest (70%) is the most burdened region.
During the first portion of his recovery and rehabilitation, Neymar will be accompanied by PSG physical therapist Rafael Martini . The Brazil forward sprained his right ankle and cracked his fifth metatarsal during last Sunday's Ligue 1 victory over Marseille.
Forrest's overtime pay more than doubled from 2014-15 to the 2016-17 budget year, according to Metro Nashville Police records . Barry claimed at the time the affair was a personal matter that violated no laws or ethical standards, and refused to resign.
Asked if he was concerned about being held in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena , Nunberg laughed off the idea. Mueller also could seek to charge Nunberg with obstruction of justice. "I was feeling sorry for that kid", Scarborough said.
To think that this bottle has not been touched for almost 132 years and is in flawless condition, despite the elements. However, as provided on the website, there appears to be mentions of the name Paula in reference to the boat.
U.S. sees security risk from Qualcomm deal
CFIUS can approve or propose changes to deals, but only the president can block a transaction on national security grounds. The company will complete a corporate restructure and be headquartered in the U.S.by May 6, 2018.
Illinoisans on Forbes list of world's billionaires
You got your Bezos, Buffett, Bloomberg, and Brin, as well as the Koch Brothers, Bill Gates , Larry Ellison , and Mark Zuckerberg . Forbes says Mr Bezos has seen his fortune climb to more than $112bn in the a year ago , but Donald Trump's wealth has decreased.
What to watch in Tuesday's Texas primary
Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.), who is emerging as an important national leader with a political future that knows no limits. For the first time in a quarter of a century in Texas, there's a Democrat running for all 36 congressional seats.
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Comediennes Haddish and Rudolph co-presented the awards for animated and live-action short films and they were hilarious. After last year's disastrous "La La Land"/"Moonlight" mixup, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway returned for a do-over.