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Arsenal win to go fourth in the Premier League

A 2-1 win over Leicester City takes the London side above Man Utd; Liverpool edge out Tottenham.

    Walcott's goal put Arsenal 2-0 up in the first half [Reuters]
    Walcott's goal put Arsenal 2-0 up in the first half [Reuters]

    Arsenal climbed into the Premier League's top four with a laboured 2-1 win against spirited Leicester City and Liverpool continued their push with a pulsating 3-2 home defeat of rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

    With a revitalised Mesut Ozil playing a central role, Arsenal led 2-0 through Laurent Koscielny and Theo Walcott but Andrej Kramaric pulled a goal back as bottom club Leicester dominated the second half.

    Mario Balotelli's first Premier League goal for Liverpool sealed a topsy-turvey game that they twice led through Lazar Markovic and a Steven Gerrard penalty before being pegged back by the in-form Harry Kane and Mousa Dembele.

    Fourth-placed Arsenal have 45 points from 25 games - two clear of sixth-placed Spurs and three ahead of Liverpool in seventh - though they could be displaced by Manchester United in fifth who host lowly Burnley on Tuesday.


    Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City
    Hull City 2-0 Aston Villa
    Liverpool 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur
    Sunderland 0-2 QPR 

    SOURCE: Reuters


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