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Arsenal ‘fortunate’ to come away with a draw, says Rio Ferdinand

The former Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand has stated that Arsenal were fortunate to come away from Paris with a draw tonight.

The Gunners recorded a 1-1 draw with PSG in their opening game of the UEFA Champions League.

The BT Sport pundit said that Arsenal were lucky that Edison Cavani failed to finish the game off however, Ferdinand went onto say that Arsene Wenger’s side done well to stay in the game and take their chance when it came.

PSG looked set for a comfortable victory when Cavani found the back of the net after just 42 seconds to put Ligue 1 Champions ahead at the Parc des Princes stadium.

According to Opta sports the goal was the fastest in Champions League history.

PSG were however made to pay for missing their chances when Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez found the equaliser in the 78th minute of game.

The north London based side take on Hull City in their next Premier League fixture this weekend.

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