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Sanchez keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt after 2-0 win over Sunderland

Sun Online Desk     17th May, 2017 10:38:04 printer

Sanchez keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt after 2-0 win over Sunderland

Arsenal ensured the race to finish in the Premier League's top four will go down to the final day of the season with a laboured win against relegated Sunderland, BBC reports.

 

Alexis Sanchez tapped in Mesut Ozil's square pass to the relief of those inside a sparsely populated Emirates Stadium.

 

As Arsenal increased in urgency, Sanchez bundled in Olivier Giroud's cut-back to renew their hopes of a top-four finish for a 21st successive season.

 

Despite having 36 attempts at goal - the most in a Premier League game since 2003 - the Gunners could not wipe out fourth-placed Liverpool's superior goal difference.

 

Arsenal are a point behind the Reds - who are two goals better off - ahead of Sunday's final matches.

 

Arsene Wenger's men must beat seventh-placed Everton and hope the Reds slip up against relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield.

 

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