Milan routs Arsenal in Champions League

The Associated Press Published:

AC Milan outclassed Arsenal in a 4-0 victory Wednesday night, getting two goals from Robinho as the seven-time winner moved toward its first quarterfinal appearance in the Champions League since 2007.

In the first leg of the second-round matchup, Kevin-Prince Boateng put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute, Robinho added goals in the 38th and 49th and Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted a penalty kick in the 79th.

In the final match of his two-month loan before returning to the New York Red Bulls, Thierry Henry entered for the Gunners at the start of the second half.

In the night's other game, host Zenit St. Petersburg defeated Benfica 3-2.