Wolverhampton 1-4 Arsenal

BY foxsports • November 9, 2009

Arsenal moved up to second in the Premier League on Saturday evening after a comfortable 4-1 win over Wolves at Molineux.


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Unbeaten in 13 matches in all competitions, Arsene Wenger's side are a clear and positive threat to Chelsea and Manchester United. They are scoring goals for fun - but not all of them are of their own making as Wolves will sadly testify.

The newly-promoted team were bright and lively until the 28th minute when they were undone by their own hand.

Ronald Zubar deflected the ball for an own goal and Jody Craddock followed suit seven minutes later.

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey looked totally bewildered and was beaten again in first half stoppage-time by Cesc Fabregas - his ninth of the season.

Andrey Arshavin added a fourth in the 64th minute only or Craddock to score at the right end in the 89th minute.

Wolves, however, 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 failed to test goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, his close range header going wide of the post.

It was a good chance for the striker, who was back in the side with Chris Iwelumo absent.

Wenger's side again found themselves on the back foot in the 18th minute and Milijas picked out Christophe Berra with a free-kick - but he got his bearings wrong and the ball was scrambled away.


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