Arsenal comeback stuns Barca

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Robin van Persie and Andrey Arshavin struck in the second half as Arsenal staged a brilliant late comeback to give them hope of progressing in the Champions League with a 2-1 win over Barcelona.

David Villa fired competition favourites Barcelona ahead in the first half after combining with Lionel Messi.

But their superiority faded in the second half when Arsenal took control, with Van Persie starting the comeback in the 79th minute before Arshavin smashed home the winner.

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