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Arsenal Late Rally Secures Premier League Summit

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Arsenal Seals Thrilling Victory Over Luton

Arsenal extended their lead at the top of the Premier League with a dramatic 4-3 comeback victory against Luton, featuring Declan Rice’s last-minute heroics.

Arteta’s Reflections

Mikel Arteta expressed his joy after a challenging battle: “We knew it would be a big battle here; we made it hard for ourselves the way we conceded the goals. The spirit of the team, how we fought, showed our quality in the right moments and never gave up.”

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Rollercoaster Encounter

  • Arsenal took the lead with Gabriel Martinelli’s opener.
  • Luton’s Gabriel Osho equalized, and Gabriel Jesus restored Arsenal’s lead before halftime.
  • Elijah Adebayo and Ross Barkley scored for Luton after mistakes from Arsenal’s David Raya.
  • Kai Havertz and Declan Rice’s late header secured Arsenal’s win.

Arteta’s Praise for Opponents

Arteta acknowledged Luton’s resilience: “Big compliments to Luton, it was a tough night. I’ve spoken with the team, and they are all jumping.”

Arsenal Title Aspirations

The victory marks Arsenal’s sixth consecutive win in all competitions and reinforces their title ambitions.

Premier League Standings

Arsenal now sits five points clear at the top. Second-placed Liverpool has an opportunity to narrow the gap when they face Sheffield United.

Wolves Seal 1-0 Win

In another Tuesday fixture, Wolves secured a 1-0 win against Burnley, with Hwang Hee-chan netting the decisive goal in the 42nd minute.

Arsenal’s spirited comeback underlines their determination to clinch their first Premier League title since 2004.

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