Arsenal 1-2 Wigan – Latics Shock Gunners And Go Five Points Clear Of Drop-Zone (Photos & Highlights)
By Alan Duffy
Arsenal 1-2 Wigan Athletic – Premier League – 16th April 2012
After beating league-leaders Manchester United last week, Roberto Martinez’s men slayed another Premier League giant on Monday night, courtesy of a superb 2-1 away win at the Emirates.
After just eight minutes, Wigan were 2-0 up, courtesy of a 49-second two-goal salvo from Franco Di Santo and Jordi Gomez. Despite a goal from Thomas Vermaelen, the shell-shocked Gunners were utterly dismal overall and deserved nothing from the game. Victor Moses tormented the Arsenal backline time and time again while the likes of Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey (on for the injured Mikel Arteta early on) failed to impress.
The result sees the Latics climb five points clear of the relegation zone, while the Gunners remain five points clear of fourth-placed Spurs, having now played a game more