Watch: Arsenal cuts into Bournemouth’s 3-0 lead in comeback attempt

Arsenal is on the comeback trail against Bournemouth, battling back from a 3-0 deficit to and chipping away to get within 3-2 late in the second half.

Charlie Daniels opened the scoring in the 16th minute, with a strong individual effort off a stellar cross-field pass by Junior Stanislas. 

Bournemouth doubled its advantage four minutes later, with Callum Wilson slotting home from the penalty spot. 

The Cherries made it 3-0 in the 58th minute through Ryan Fraser, who appeared to get away with a push on Hector Bellerin and then nutmegged goalkeeper Petr Cech from a tight angle.

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Arsenal pulled one back through Alexis Sanchez, who connected on a diving header following Olivier Giroud's flick off his back in the 70th minute.

Five minutes later Lucas Perez turned in a sensational volley to the far post, set up by another Giroud assist.

Arsenal is vying to keep pace atop the Premier League table as it entered the day trailing first-place Chelsea by nine points through 19 games apiece. Manchester City passed Arsenal in the table for third place with its win on Monday but has played one more game.

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