Arsenal Salvage A Point In 6-Goal Thriller Against Bournemouth [REPORT]It was a tensed match filled with actions as Arsenal scored three times in the last 20 minutes in a sensational comeback at Dean Court to draw 3-3 against Bournemouth on Tuesday night Premier League Football.
Consumed by the hectic holiday schedule, Arsene Wenger’s side were on the verge of an humiliating defeat to Bournemouth – and a major dent to their thin Premier League hopes after goals from Charlie Daniels, Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser got the Cherries cruising.
However, the Gunners’ newly found steel was on display again as Alexis Sanchez and Lucas Perez found the net before Olivier Giroud secured the points with a stoppage-time header after Bournemouth captain Simon Francis was sent off.
Arsenal remain in fourth place after the gritty 3-3 draw, eight points behind leaders Chelsea, who travel to Tottenham Hotspurs on Wednesday.
Paul Clement’s Swansea climb off the bottom of the table just hours after his appointment with a crucial 2-1 win at fellow strugglers Crystal Palace.
The former Bayern Munich assistant manager was at Selhurst Park to watch his new team – selected by caretaker coach Alan Curtis – record their first win in nine Premier League games.
They took the lead after 42 minutes when talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson’s free-kick was headed in by Alfie Mawson for his first Premier League goal.
Though Palace levelled in the 83rd minute through a spectacular bicycle from Wilfried Zaha, Clement, who had been in the dug-out since the restart, was celebrating five minutes later after Angel Rangel smashed the winner to lift the Swans to 19th place.
Stoke stopped their recent slide with a 2-0 win against free-falling Watford at the Britannia Stadium.
Ryan Shawcross put Stoke ahead on the stroke of half-time with a confident finish from Charlie Adam’s corner, before Peter Crouch made sure of the points four minutes into the second half, Adams the provider again.