Santi Cazorla scored in both halves as Arsenal beat relegation-threatened Aston Villa 2-1 at Emirates Stadium.
The Spaniard gave the Gunners the lead after five minutes, but his opener was cancelled out when Andreas Weimann levelled the score for Villa just 20 minutes from time.
However, Cazorla struck again late on in the match to restore the hosts’ lead and give them all three points.
Man of the Match
Santi Cazorla – Arsenal’s Spanish midfield maestro scored a crucial brace as Arsene Wenger’s men continue to fight for third place. Bet Victor had superb odds on Cazorla netting the winner at Emirates Stadium.
White Hart Lane plays host to one of the most important North London derbies in recent years next weekend. It’s expected that the current odds on football will place Andre Villas Boas’ side as favourites for the match. Arsenal will be desperate to overtake their bitter rivals as they search for Champions League qualification.