Bayern Munich midfielder, Franck Ribery, has said that he was surprised at how easy it was to beat Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The German giants eased to a 3-1 win in London thanks to goals from Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller and Mario Mandzukic, but a goal from ex-Munich player, Lukas Podolski, gave Arsenal a small glimmer of hope going into the second leg.

Arsenal, in particular the manager Arsene Wenger, have come under a lot of pressure from the press and the fans as of late and Ribery says that has affected how the Gunners are playing and believes they are lacking a lot of confidence.

Talking after the match, Ribery that Arsenal were poor in hwt aended up being a straightforward win, but insists that Bayern Munich still played very well and he was delighted with how they performed.

He then went on to add that all the players are focusing on finishing the job the next time the teams meet next month in Germany.

"We didn't think it would be so easy. We know Arsenal are having some problems in the league, maybe they are lacking confidence,” he said.

"Each to their own problems. But we feel good, we feel confident and we're delighted to have got that result.

"We're all working hard together, with the will to play well, to win together, to defend together. It's important to carry on like this."

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