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Exclusive Van Persie gave Arsenal a third victory

premier league live betsArsenal's captain Robin van Persie saved his team from a new failure, scoring two goals for the hardest victory over Arsenal 2-1 Sunderland.

The capitan of Arsenal has opened in the 29th second, which is the fastest goal in the Premier League this season, but then Arsenal conceded a wonderful goal after equalization of Sebastian Larsson (31) free kick. Van Persie again bring the three points on a selection of Arsene Wenger with no less beautiful naked fell eight minutes before the end of the same static position.

Indeed, the visitors should have taken the lead as the half neared its end. Sessegnon was put through again behind the Gunners defence and the Benin international then crossed for Cattermole whose header was fantastically saved by Szczesny at close range.

The Gunners came out in the second half and began to dominate possession. Mignolet was forced into an early save as a Theo Walcott effort was deflected towards goal but the Belgian was equal to it.

Gunners substitute Andrei Arshavin nearly found a way through the stubborn Black Cats defence as he jinked between John O’Shea and Wes Brown, but he fired just wide with Mignolet beaten.

Wenger’s men finally got their second goal in the 83rd minute through Van Persie, whose sublime free-kick sailed over the Sunderland wall and into the top corner of the net leaving Mignolet with no chance.

From them on, Arsenal were able to hold onto the points as they climbed into the top half of the table to ease the pressure on their French boss, while Sunderland are only out of the relegation zone on goal difference, increasing the strain on Steve Bruce.