Spirited Gunners leave it late to beat Newcastle – Arsenal 2-1 Newcastle
An injury-time Thomas Vermaelen goal created Premier League history for Arsenal as the Gunners came back from a goal down to defeat Newcastle 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
Highly-rated French winger Hatem Ben Arfa put Newcastle ahead in the first half but Arsenal’s top goalscorer Robin van Persie replied immediately for the Gunners before Thomas Vermaelen sealed the win with an injury time strike.
Watch Thomas Vermaelen’s late winner here.
It is the first time in the league’s 20-year history that a club has come from behind to win four successive games, while more importantly the latest victory puts Arsene Wenger’s men to within a point of third-placed north London rivals Tottenham.
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