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17.09.2016 Sports News

Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Gunners win with ease

By MyJoyOnline
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Gunners win with ease
LISTEN SEP 17, 2016

Alexis Sanchez scored twice and missed a penalty as Arsenal beat 10-man Hull 4-1 on Saturday.

Arsene Wenger's side took the lead after 17 minutes at the KCOM Stadium when Alex Iwobi's shot deflected in off Sanchez.

Jake Livermore was shown a straight red card late in the half for blocking a goal-bound effort with his arm, but Eldin Jakupovic saved Sanchez's spot-kick.

Theo Walcott doubled Arsenal's advantage shortly after the break and it looked comfortable for the visitors until Robert Snodgrass converted a penalty of his own with 10 minutes remaining.

But Hull's hopes of a comeback were dashed as Sanchez made it 3-1 and Granit Xhaka rounded off the scoring with a superb long-range strike.

The goal is Xhaka's first for the Gunners, who have now won three in a row in the Premier League.

Story by Ghana/Joy Sports

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