From the Back Pages, February 20: Brave Gunners felled by Toni Kroos wonderstrike

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TONI KROOS showed Manchester United what they are missing on Wednesday night as his stunning strike helped condemn ten-man Arsenal to a 2-0 defeat in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie against Bayern Munich at the Emirates. (The Express)

Chelsea’s top transfer target Diego Costa grabbed a late winner to give Atletico Madrid a precious advantage in the Champions League last-16 tie. (Daily Mail)

Manuel Pellegrini could be charged by Uefa for his outburst against the referee Jonas Eriksson, with the governing body waiting for the report from the official and its match delegate after Manchester City’s 2-0 defeat to Barcelona on Tuesday. (The Guardian)

Felix Magath accuses sacked coach Rene Meulensteen of ‘destabilising’ Fulham with his tactics and having no clear structure. (The Telegraph)

Red Bull’s problems continue in Bahrain as Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton leads the way in testing. (The Mirror)

Great Britain’s women’s curling team will have to settle for Winter Olympic bronze at best after losing 6-4 to Canada in an anti-climactic semi-final in Sochi. (The Independent)

David Murdoch, the nearly man who almost packed it all in, turned himself into an Olympic hero last night. Strike that and make it a legend. The exploits of the quiet man from Lockerbie became the stuff of dreams as he propelled his Great Britain squad into the Olympic curling final. (The Times)