Register Login Scores


Arsenal See Off Stoke

Arsenal beat Stoke City 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon to go to the top of the Premier League, as Mesut Özil impressed his new home fans, as he was involved in all of the goals.

Aaron Ramsey gave Arsenal the perfect start as he pounced on the ball, after Igor Begovic failed to hold onto the ball from a set piece, and scored in the 5th minute to make it 1-0.

In the 25th minute Kieran Gibbs got the ball from Mathieu Flamini but his attempted shot went wide and high.

Stoke made it 1-1 in the 27th minute, as first Marko Arnautovic's shot hit the post, and the ball fell to Geoff Cameron just outside the box who slotted it home.

Per Mertesacker gave Arsenal the lead again as he headed home from a Mesut Özil corner in the 37th minute to make it 2-1.

Özil was setting up a few chances for the Gunners, and Serge Gnabry tried a shot in the 41st minute but it flew over, and halftime it remained 2-1 to Arsenal.

Gnabry was set up by Özil again in the 48th minute but his shot was stopped by Begovic

In the 54th minute Olivier Giroud came close for Arsenal but Begovic got up to save his shot in the top right corner.

Five minutes later Özil set up Giroud for another chance, but his shot flew over the goal.

Marc Wilson had a chance in the 64th minute, as Stoke tried to find the equalizer, but his shot from outside of the box, was saved by Wojciech Szczesny.

Robert Huth tried to head in from a corner in the 70th minute, but his attempt went wide.

Arsenal got their third in the 72nd minute as Bacary Sagna headed in from a free kick taken by Özil.

Szczesny was back in the action in the 75th minute, saving a long range shot attempt from Marko Arnautovic, and Stoke had another chance two minutes later but Ryan Shawcross could only watch his header go wide.

Ramsey almost made it four in stoppage time but Begovic was able to tip it over.

Premier League: Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal

Ozil At Arsenal To Win Trophies


Top 5

10 Richest African Footballers In The World, Past & Present

7 Mar 11, 2021 07:19 PM in African Football

Chiefs Keeper Leaving?

30 Apr 14, 2021 08:44 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

All Eight Teams To Have Qualified For CAFCL Quarters

125 Apr 10, 2021 11:30 PM in African Football

8 Pirates Players At Risk Of Missing Crucial Downs Clash

27 Apr 13, 2021 04:01 PM in Orlando Pirates

Report: Ball Boy That CR7 Gave Shirt To Will Be Punished

9 Apr 14, 2021 10:27 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Mendu's Chiefs Transfer Wish List

55 Apr 17, 2021 03:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

15 Ex-Downs Stars Who've Simply Just Disappeared

5 Apr 15, 2021 08:55 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Chiefs Keeper Leaving?

30 Apr 14, 2021 08:44 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

20 Chiefs Players Who Moved Overseas

5 Apr 14, 2021 08:02 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Benni’s Usuthu Compensation

17 Apr 14, 2021 12:51 PM in Bafana

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

'Its A Privilege' - Mabaso Honours Late Ex-Pirates Star

1 Apr 13, 2021 01:01 PM in Orlando Pirates