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Each of our weekly clips will feature footage of a classic goal plus expert analysis from former Gunner Stewart Robson and Arsenal.com editor Richard Clarke.

Our series continues with more magic from Dennis Bergkamp against Bayer Leverkusen in 2002.

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Gunners' 40th Greatest Goal - Dennis Bergkamp

Dennis Bergkamp v Bayer Leverkusen (H) 02-27-2002
After picking up only four points from the first three three fixtures in the Champions League second group stage, Bayer Leverkusen visited Highbury for a clash Arsenal needed to win.

Robert Pires and Thierry Henry provided everything the Gunners needed in the first seven minutes and Patrick Vieira all but sealed the three points early in the second half.

Arsenal were in cruise control, but it was Bergkamp who made the highlight reels with this strike seven minutes from time.

Sylvain Wiltord broke away from a Leverkusen defender on the right flank and fed the ball to the Dutchman on the edge of the area. He actually almost lost control of the ball with his first touch, and it actually took him away from goal. But as a defender closed in Bergkamp made a quick turn and got a glimpse at the goal.

One more touch on his right foot was all he needed before he scooping a trademark chip toward the Leverkusen goal from 20 yards.

Hans-Jorg Butt was only a couple of yards off his line but the precision of the finish ensured that he would get nowhere near it.

As it was the fourth goal in a 4-1 victory, the memories of this strike may have faded more than some his others, but it truly belongs up there with the very best.

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10 Nov 2010