Arsenal survived a comeback from Crystal Palace to secure a 3-1 victory on a cold night at Selhurst Park.
It looked like another one of those matches which only Arsenal seem to suffer through. However, it wasn’t another one of those nights for Arsene Wenger’s men.
A fine finish from the returning Shkodran Mustafi meant the Gunners led at half-time after a dominant first 45 minutes but things changed after the break.
Crystal Palace looked like a different team in the early stages of the second-half as the Gunners appeared to wilt under the pressure.
However, Arsene Wenger’s men survived and two second-half goals from Alexis Sanchez were enough made things comfortable.
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Palace hit back late on when defender James Tomkins headed in from a corner but it wasn’t to be for the home side as Arsenal held on to secure the win.
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