Swansea City 2-1 Arsenal: Hosts battle back to stun Gunners

A goal on the counterattack from Alexis Sanchez looked to have the Gunners back on track before Garry Monk’s men riposted with two in three minutes at the Liberty Stadium


Arsenal endured another embarrassing collapse, this time squandering a second-half lead to lose 2-1 to Swansea City in the Premier League.

After a turgid first half, the Gunners broke through just past the hour when Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez combined for the Chilean to finish off an incisive counterattack.

But two goals in three minutes for the Swans – first a Gylfi Sigurdsson free kick and then a header by Bafetimbi Gomis – turned the match on its head at the Liberty Stadium, leaving the Gunners once again dejected after their midweek mishap against Anderlecht.

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