Gunners cruise to victory

07 November 2009 07:54
Arsenal secured an emphatic 4-1 victory against Wolves to keep the pressure up at the top of the Barclays Premier League table. [LNB] They got a helping hand in the first half from the home side, with both Ronald Zubar and Jody Craddock scoring own goals. [LNB] Arsenal kept their foot on the pedal, Cesc Fabregas and Andrei Arshavin extending their lead before Craddock got a consolation goal at the correct end.[LNB] Wolves came close to making the breakthrough in the 10th minute when Nenad Milijas delivered the corner. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake peeled away from his marker but he failed to test goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, his close range header going wide. [LNB] Arsenal went ahead in the 28th minute and there was a stroke of luck about their effort. Fabregas swung in a corner from the left and the ball took a deflection off Zubar, under pressure from Eduardo, for an own goal. [LNB] The home side were undone again seven minutes later and by another own goal. Eduardo raced forward only to see his chip deflect off Craddock. [LNB] They extended their lead in stoppage time when Fabregas scored in front of the posts after a simple ball from Robin van Persie. [LNB] Arshavin came close to extending Arsenal's lead in the 63rd minute when he cut inside, only for Wayne Hennessy to turn away his effort. [LNB] Arshavin got his reward a minute later, latching on to Hennessey`s clearance from a corner by Fabregas and thumping the ball home. [LNB] Craddock scored at the right end this time with a header from substitute Matt Jarvis's corner.

Source: Eurosport